(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 2. Tariffs
for passenger transportation on intercity (inter-district) bus
routes in accordance with the distance have been announced, Baku
International Bus Terminal Complex told trend .
The fare is calculated according to the tariff
approved by the decision of the Tariff Council of Azerbaijan dated
The mentioned tariffs come into force on February
The regular meeting of Azerbaijan's Tariff Council was
held on January 31, during which fares for metro and bus passenger
transportation were increased by 10 gapiks ($0.06) to 40 gapiks
After the discussions, the fare for the transportation
of passengers in the metro was approved with an increase of 10
($0.06) to 40 gapiks ($0.23) for 1 trip, the upper limit of the
tariff for the country is 40 gapiks on intra-city bus routes and
0.40-1 manat ($0.23-0.70) on suburban and intercity bus routes,
depending on the distance. On intercity bus routes, the upper limit
of the fare is set at 3 gapiks ($0.017) per 1 kilometer (the
previous fare was 2.4 gapiks or $0.014).
Additional funds that will appear following tariff
changes will allow to upgrade the bus fleet and have a positive
impact on improving the quality and sustainability of the
The meeting participants also emphasized the need for
differentiation of tariffs to protect socially vulnerable groups of
the population, the introduction of multi-level tariffs that differ
in the number of trips and terms, as well as the timely completion
of the necessary work to ensure cashless fares.
Additional information on fares for passenger
transportation on intercity (inter-district) bus routes is
available via the link .
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