Kungur

View over the Sylva river from the city center

Kungur (Russian: Кунгу́р koon-GOOR) is a city in Perm Krai, Russia.

Understand

Kungur is the oldest city of Perm Krai, founded in 1663. The population is approximately 60,000 people.

Get in

By bus

Bus is the easiest way to get to Kungur from Perm.

AV Perm operates buses from Perm bus station every 15-30 minutes during the day. The journey takes 2 hours and costs RUB200.

By train

See also: Trans-Siberian Railway

Trans-Siberian trains stop at Kungur.

RZD operates several long distance express trains from Perm-II station in Perm. The journey takes 90 minutes and costs RUB250-500. Trains leave in the early morning, afternoon, and evening.

Suburban elektrischa trains depart Perm II station for Kungur. These trains are cheaper than the RZD trains and the buses but are painfully slow and will limit your time if you plan to visit Kungur on a day trip.

Get around

There are at least two information boards with a map of the city. One is near the railway station, the other one is near the park on the crossing of Sovetskaya and Gogol streets.

Local buses have routes and schedules posted at most stops.

See

Do

Entrance to Kungur ice cave

Sleep

Go next

Routes through Kungur

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