Moscow

Updated, Aug 2020

City

Moscow is the capital city of Russia. It’s the biggest city of the country and diverse as well. Moscow lies on the river Moskva, which bends into the city while landscaping it. Moscow Kremlin, a residence of Russian President is north of the river next to historic Red Square, where colorful domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral welcome you in the capital.




Getting In & Around

Getting in
Airports
Sheremetyevo International Airport
32 km northwest, Aeroexpress train: 500 RUB, takes approximately 35-40 mins to Belorussky Rail Terminal, runs every 30 mins (5am – 00:30) Buy nowBus: 55 RUB in 817 & 851. 80 RUB in 949 & 948. also night Bus H1 for 55 RUB. It takes about 35 mins and runs every 30 mins.  Taxi: 1000 RUB – 1500 RUB,  Uber works in Moscow
 
Domodedovo International Airport
45 km southeast,  Aeroexpress train: 500 RUB, takes approximately 45 mins to Paveletsky railway station, runs every 30 mins (5:15am – 00:30) Buy nowTrain: 138 RUB. takes about 1 hour and runs about every hour to Paveletsky station(5:25 am to 11:30pm),  Bus: no direct bus, bus(308) takes 25 mins to Domodedovskaya station 100 RUB. Taxi: 1500 RUB – 2000 RUB. 
 
Zhukovsky International Airport
40 km southwest,  Express train(Sputnik): 285 RUB from Kazansky railway station to Otdyh metro station plus shuttle bus, takes about 60 mins,  Bus: bus 441 from Kotelniki metro station, takes about 60 mins to metro station 92 RUB. Taxi: 1200 RUB – 2000 RUB
 
Vnukovo International Airport
30 km southwest, Aeroexpress train: 500 RUB, takes approximately 30-40 mins to Kievsky Rail Terminal, runs hourly (6am – midnight) Buy nowBus: no direct bus to city center. bus(611, 911) takes about 30 mins to metro station 55 RUB.  Taxi: 1200 RUB – 2000 RUB.  
 
Railway stations

Leningradsky Station
Northeast Moscow. Trains to North Russia, Petersburg, Novgorod, Estonia, Finland. Connected to Komsomolskaya metro station via Red and Brown metro line. Shopping and public facilities are available here.

Belorussky station
Northwest Moscow. Trains to Sheremetyevo Airport, Kaliningrad, some northern and western European countries. Connected to Belorusskaya metro station via Brown ring metro line. Shopping and public facilities are available here. more info
 
Kazansky Station
Northeast Moscow. Trains to eastern Russia, Kazan, Samara, Ufa, Central Asia etc. Connected to Komsomolskaya metro station via Brown ring metro line. Shopping and public facilities are available here. more info
 
Kievsky Station
West of Moscow. Trains to West of Russia, Ukraine and Southeast Europe. Connected to Kievskaya metro station via Brown ring and Blue metro lines. One of the beautiful Stations. Shopping and public facilities are available here. more info
 

Yaroslavsky station
Northeast of Moscow. Trains to East of Russia, Trans-Siberian, Mongolia, China etc,  Connected to Komsomolskaya metro station via Brown ring and Blue metro lines.  Shopping and public facilities are available here.

Paveletsky station
South of Moscow. Trains to South of Russia, Domodedovo Airport express. Connected to Paveletskaya metro station via Brown ring and Green metro lines. Shopping and public facilities are available here.

Kursky station
East of Moscow. Trains to South of Russia. Connected to Kurskaya metro station via Brown ring and Blue metro lines. Shopping and public facilities are available here.

Rizhsky station
in the North. Trains to North and Baltics, Connected to Rizhskaya metro station via Orange metro line. It’s a Small Station. not many facilities

Getting around

Public Transport
Tickets:
single trip* ₽38, Red card single trip ₽55, One day ticket ₽230, 3 day ticket ₽438
Visit website

Best way to travel in Public Transport is to get *Troika card for ₽50 (refundable) and load it with cash. ₽59 for unlimited transfers within 90 mins. can also be used in Aeroexpress. Alternative way is to get Red card. 

Piazza Duomo


See & Do

Red Square: 
public square | location: Red Square, Moscow, Russia, 109012

St Basil’s Cathedral: 
church | opening hours: nov-apr 11 am – 5 pm, , tickets: ticket: RUB700, ticket with audio guide: RUB1200,  Visit website phone: +7 (495) 692 37 31email: [email protected],  address: 109012 Moscow, Red Square

Moscow Kremlin: 
fort – museum | opening hours: oct-mid may 10 am – 5 pm, Thursday closed, tickets: Complex ticket: RUB700, Armoury Chamber: RUB1000, free for children under 16, Visit websitephone: +7 495 695 41 46

Lenin’s Mausoleum: 
mausoleum | opening hours: 10 am to 1 pm (tue-thu & sat), Visit websiteaddress: Red Square, Moscow, Russia, 109012

State History Museum: 
museum | opening hours: sep-may 11 am – 6 pm (sun-mon, wed-thu), to 9 pm(fri-sat) tuesday closed,  , tickets: ticket: RUB700, ticket with audio guide : RUB1100, Visit websiteemail: [email protected],  address: 109012 Moscow, Red Square

The museum of the Patriotic War of 1812: 
museum | opening hours: sep-may 11 am – 6 pm (sun-mon, wed-thu), to 9 pm(fri-sat) tuesday closed,  , tickets: RUB400, Visit websiteemail: [email protected],  address: 109012 Moscow, Red Square

Alexander Garden | park

All Russian Exhibition Center | exhibition center

Bolshoi Theatre | theatre

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour | church

Gorky Park | park

GUM | shopping center

Kolomenskoye | park

Moscow Zoo | zoo

Museum of Cosmonautics | museum

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts | museum

The State Tretyakov Gallery | gallery

Tsaritsyno Museum Reserve | museum

Piazza Duomo




Activities
 

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