Public transport in Irkutsk is usually available from 6:30 AM to 11 PM.
These five types of transportation in Irkutsk will help you in your travels:
|One trip on a bus, a trolley or a tram costs 15 rubles if you’re traveling in a city. Going to Angarsk, Shelekhov or to Lake Baikal will cost more.|
|Waiting for a bus won’t take longer than 15–20 minutes, but if you’re going to a remote area of the city, you might have to wait longer.|
|Always keep some change with you. The largest note you can use is 100 rubles. The driver will probably refuse to give you change if you hand him or her a 500, 1 000 or 5 000 ruble note.|
|The usual rush hours are 8:30–10:00 AM and 5:00–7:00 PM. During these hours, the city center will have a lot of traffic, and your trip might take twice as long as you planned. Count in the rush hours when planning your trip around the city.|