Vnukovo International Airport
The city's third and most compact airport, Vnukovo is located approximately 28 kilometers southwest of the city center. The air hub is best reached by Aeroexpress trains departing from the Kievskaya Railway Station. Several mini-buses also run here from Yugo-Zapadnaya metro station (south end of the red line).
Phone: +7 495 937-55-55
Sheremetyevo International Airport
The largest international airport in Moscow is Sheremetyevo International Airport, located 30 kilometres from the city centre.
The easiest and fastest way to reach any of Moscow's three major airports is by Aeroexpress - a fast train designated for air travelers (train departs from Belorussky Railway Station). The train ride takes 35 minutes.
Another way to get here is by taxi. At the airport you can order taxis at the operator desk. You can usually book a taxi in advance through the hotel or travel agency when going to the airport.
Alternatively, there are different bus routes. The buses take about 30-70 minutes depending on the route and your final destination. When traveling by car or bus, do keep in mind that rush hour traffic may sometimes be very dense, and significant delays are possible.
Address: Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow
Phone: +7 495 578 65 65
Domodedovo International Airport
Another large airport in Moscow is Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The airport is located 22 kilometres away from the city.
You can also reach the airport from Domodedovskaya underground station by mini-bus or bus and from Paveletsky railway station by train. The train from Paveletsky railway station takes 40-50 minutes going on the Aeroexpress train, and 1 hour and 10 minutes on the commuter train. The express buses and shuttles from Domodedovskaya underground station take 25-30 minutes and leave every 15 minutes. Buses run from 6am-12am.
Taxis can be ordered at the domestic and international arrivals hall.
There are car rental services at the airport.
Address: Moscow Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
Phone: +7 495 933 6666
Moscow has one of the world’s most beautiful underground railways which operates very efficiently. If you carry big luggage on the metro, make sure you buy a special luggage ticket. Tickets can be bought at station entrances - either at vending machines or special staffed kiosks.
Phone: +7 495 688 02 93
In Moscow there are also buses, trolley buses and trams apart from the beautiful metro. Tickets can be bought from the kiosks in the street or from the driver and validated once aboard.
Phone: +7 495 950 4204
In Moscow the easiest way to get a taxi is the traditional way: to stand in the street and hold out your arm. Civilian cars like to operate as taxis, it is therefore recommended to only use professional taxi services. Taxi meters are not always used, so agree on a price before travelling. English-speaking taxi services in Moscow:
+7 499 922 06 74
+7 495 204 21 34
There are many post offices around town. If you want to send a letter you can drop it of in one of the dark blue post boxes.
Main Post Office:
Address: Ul. Myasnitskaya 26, Moscow
Phone: +7 495 623 67 01
Medical care may be very expensive if you do not have insurance. Hotels often have their own doctor, so start there if you need help. There are dozens of pharmacies all throughout the city, and many work 24/7.
15/43 Arbat, Moscow
25 str 1A Zemlyanoy val, Moscow
National code: +7
Area code: 495/499
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