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.
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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.
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.
|Adults||500 RUB||1,000 RUB|
|Children, 5 up to 7 years||130 RUB||260 RUB|
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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.”
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