The transport-communication complex of the Republic is represented by railway, air, sea, river, pipeline transport, a network of highways and telecommunication systems.
Sea navigation is carried out across the Caspian Sea.
The basic seaports are Aktau and Bautino, through which there is a direct outlet to Iran and Azerbaijan.
Air transport of the Republic is presented by the "Air Astana" National joint-stock airline company and a number of other airlines (“Scat”, “Zhetysu Air”, “Sayakhat” etc). There are adjusted regular air communications with Turkey, China, India, Germany, Austria and other countries.