Getting around Astana, Kazakhstan: Travel/Tourist Information Guide
The public transport in Astana consists of buses and minibus taxis. There are more than 40 bus lines with more than 1000 buses. When it comes to minibus taxis they have 9 routes. All of the vehicles of the public transport are in good condition and they are reliable. They prices are pretty cheap and they are all the same. For the bus, the ticket is $0.40, whereas for the minibus taxi the ticket is $0.45.
There are also a number of taxi companies in Astana that offer their services. The usual fee is $1 per kilometer. However, if you want to take a taxi from the airport to the centre of the city the fee might be higher. Stopping a taxi is very easy since all you have to do is wave your hand at a taxi. Just keep in mind to go with regular taxis, not some illegal ones.