Kansk (Russian: Канск kahnsk) is a city in the east of the Krasnoyarsk Region, Siberia, Russia.


Kansk was founded in 1628. It has a population of approximately 100,000 people. The economy is based on several industries, with coal being the primary industry.

Get in

By plane

The nearest major airport is 200km away, near Krasnoyarsk.

By train

See also: Trans-Siberian Railway

All Trans-Siberian trains stop at Kansk, which is 4,343km from the Moscow commencement point.

Train timetables and fares can be found on the RZD website; enter "KANSK-ENISEISKII" as the station for Kansk. There are several daily trains to Krasnoyarsk (3.5 hours, RUB560-1,800), Moscow (66 hours, RUB3,600-10,000), Irkutsk (14 hours, RUB1,000-7,000), Novosibirsk (16 hours, RUB1,200-6,400), Ulan-Ude (12 hours, RUB1,500-8,400), Omsk (25 hours, RUB1,600-4,600), Yekaterinburg (36 hours, RUB2,400-6,600), Perm (46 hours, RUB2,600-7,400), and Vladivostok (82 hours, RUB5,800-20,000).


Festivals and events

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Routes through Kansk

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