Transportation to and from Moscow Domodedovo Airport


What is the distance from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to the centre of Moscow?

A drive from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to the city centre (Saint Basil’s Cathedral / Red Square) takes 1 hour and 20 minutes, the distance is 45 kilometres / 28 miles. The distance to the Moscow Ring Road (MKAD) is 22 kilometres.

From DME Airport to Moscow City centre by Car
45 km

Public transport

Aeroexpress train to Moscow

You have several travel options to and from Moscow Domodedovo Airport, the fastest way is the Aeroexpress. The comfortable high-speed train takes you in about 45 minutes to Paveletsky Station, one of the main railway stations of Moscow in the south of the city. Twice per hour, there is a train to the city and vice versa. At metro station Paveletskaya, you can take metro line 2 to the centre of Moscow, the journey time to metro station Teatralnaya in the city centre is only 5 minutes.

Aeroexpress tickets
Tickets are available at the Aeroexpress counters and ticket machines at the stations. An Aeroexpress ticket including a ride with the metro, tram or (trolley) bus costs 560 RUB, a separate metro ticket costs 55 RUB. Please consult website and timetable Aeroexpress for more information.

SAVING TIPS: Tickets can be bought at the airport, but online it is easier and cheaper (420 RUB one way, 860 RUB return). A group ticket called ‘Family and Friends’ can be used by four people and costs 1,000 RUB for a single journey and 1,700 RUB for a return (valid for 30 days). The price is the same online and from the ticket machine. Aeroexpress trains run without stopping, besides you can use free WiFi aboard since early 2015.

Prices Single Return
Adults 500 RUB 1,000 RUB
Children, 5 up to 7 years 130 RUB 260 RUB

Bus and metro to Moscow

A journey by public transport (bus and metro) to the centre of Moscow takes more time but will save you money in comparison to the train Aeroexpress. Bus line 308 runs between the bus terminal at Moscow Domodedovo Airport and metro station Domodedovskaya. The shuttle bus departs every 15 minutes between 06.00 hours and 00.00 hours, travel time is 30 to 40 minutes. During the night, the bus runs every 40 minutes. A ticket costs 120 RUB and is available from the bus driver, luggage is free of charge.

From metro station Domodedovskaya you can take metro line 2 to metro station Teatralnaya in the historical centre of the city, travel time is 30 minutes. Metro line 2 (Zamoskvoretskaya) is one of the busiest subway lines in Moscow. The price for a metro ticket is 55 RUB, that means the price for a trip from the airport to your hotel is 175 RUB. Please consult buses to and from Moscow Domodedovo Airport and website Moscow Metro for more information.

“The metro stations with the most central location in Moscow are Okhotny Ryad (M1), Teatralnaya (M2) and Revolution Square (M3), at a short distance from Red Square, Kremlin and GUM.”


Moscow: Small Group Metro Tour

€ 18

Muscovites believe that this underground system is the best in the world. It is by far the fastest, most popular and most convenient public transport in Moscow that looks like an extravagant museum. See jaw-dropping frescoes, sculptures and chandeliers.

Moscow Metro Tour

€ 10

Moscow's metro is known for some of the most beautiful underground stations in the world. This tour takes you to 8 of the most impressive platforms. Take a camera and be ready to learn about the underground life of Russia's capital.

Moscow: Imperia Tower 56th Floor Visit & Museum

€ 10.10

Head to the Moscow-City Museum, dedicated to skyscrapers and high-rise construction. Explore the history of sky-scrapers and find out how Moscow City grew tall.


Moscow: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Boat Options

€ 16

Explore Moscow at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus pass. Hop on and off as often as you please with a 48 or 72-hour ticket. Opt for a ticket that includes the boat tour to see the city from a whole new perspective on a relaxing cruise.

Moscow From Above: Federation Tower 89th Floor View Tour

€ 35

Take the opportunity to experience breathtaking panoramic views of Moscow from the 89th floor of the Federation Tower. Enjoy the amazing views, learn about the city from a professional guide and taste some delicious Russian ice cream.

Moscow Metro Tour

€ 31

See Moscow's unique and beautiful metro stations on a 1.5-hour tour of the Soviet palaces that were built for the people. See the marble pillars, stained glass, and ornate sculptures that make the Moscow metro unlike any other metro system in the world.

Tours and transport

Moscow Metro Stations Private Tour with Hotel Pickup

€ 16.84

Experience one of the world's most incredible public transport systems on a 2.5-hour tour of the Moscow Metro. Learn why it was built the way it was, see some of the most beautiful stations and hear interesting legends.

Moscow: Metro Tour

€ 12

A one and a half hour subterranean tour of Moscow's Metro underground.

Moscow: Metro Tour and River Cruise

€ 59

A guided tour with a professional guide of the Moscow Metro, followed by a cruise along the Moscow River to provide a view of Moscow from a different perspective.


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