The cheapest times to fly from MRV to NAL are

  • January 15th to August 12th
  • October 15th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MRV to NAL is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $431 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $342 for Tuesday flights around early to mid December.


When to Fly to Nalchik

Flying from Mineralnyye Vody (MRV) to Nalchik (NAL) will usually cost between $342 to $396 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $342. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $58 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $373 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRV to NAL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MRV to NAL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MRV to NAL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRV to NAL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mineralnye Vody. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $4.05, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Nalchik, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Mineralnye Vody. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $6 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $367. Return trip prices are from the NAL to MRV flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MRV to NAL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MRV to NAL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MRV to NAL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (MRV > SVO > NAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $347
  • Average savings: $26 (6.97%)

See MRV to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MRV to NAL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Azerbaijan Airlines, Pobeda, Turkish Airlines, UTair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nalchik Airport to Mineralnyye Vody Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 57 miles or 92 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MRV to NAL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRV to NAL flight is about 1 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Mineralnyye Vody and Nalchik?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MRV to NAL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMRV
Origination airport nameMineralnyye Vody Airport
CityMineralnyye Vody

Return Airport

Destination codeNAL
Destination airport nameNalchik Airport


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