Arkangelsk has a relatively temperate climate, characterized by moderately cold and long winter with much snow and moderately warm summer.
Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from −19°C to 23°C.
The warm season usually lasts from June until August. The average temperatures range between 16°C and 23°C.
The cold season lasts from December until March. In January the average temperatures range between −12°C and −19°C. However, the winter frosts can be up to −30°C
The length of the day varies significantly over the course of the year. During the winter daytime period lasts around 4 hours. Meanwhile during the summer you can expect 12 up to 20 hours of daylight.
You can travel to Arkhangelsk via plane or train. After you purchase your tickets, please let the International Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) the time and date of your arrival. In this case our tutors for international students will be able to pick you up from the airport / railway station and accompany you to your dormitory.
The Talagi Airport deals with international and regional flights in Arkhangelsk. If you decide to go to Arkhangelsk by plane, there are daily flights from Moscow (Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo) and Saint Petersburg that take about 1 hour 30 minutes. It takes about 25 minutes to reach the city center from the airport Talagi by bus or taxi.
There are several air ticket offices in Arkhangelsk:
121, Troitsky Str., building 3 tel. +7 (8182) 28 77 19
94, Troitsky Str., tel. +7 (8182) 20 07 09
30, Severnaya Dvina Emb., tel. +7 (8182) 28 80 82
It takes about 19-21 hours to get to Arkhangelsk from Moscow and 25 hours from Saint-Petersburg. Upon arrival at Arkhangelsk railway station, buses and taxis are available and will take you to the city center in just a few minutes.
You can purchase the tickets online:
You can also purchase your ticket at the main railway station in Arkhangelsk: 2, Str. of 60 Let Oktyabrya