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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

General information

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is located north of Moscow and consists of five terminals, A free automated people mover connects the new Terminal B (station Sheremetyevo-1) with South Terminal Complex (station Sheremetyevo-2) every 4 minutes. From the railway station in the southern part, you can take the train Aeroexpress towards the city.

Aeroflot offers the most flights to and from the airport, two other major airports near the Russian capital are Moscow Domodedovo Airport and Moscow Vnukovo Airport.


Where is Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport situated?

The airport is situated north of Russia’s capital. By car, you can reach Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport through the busy ‘Leningradskoye Highway’ and motorways M10 and M11.

How many terminals does Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport have?

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport has five terminals: Terminal A and Terminal B north and Terminal D, Terminal E and Terminal F south of the airport’s runways. Terminal A is only used for private jets and business flights. Terminal C was demolished in 2017. The new Terminal B with a capacity of 20 million passengers per year opened in the summer of 2018 for the FIFA World Cup, it is the most modern terminal at the airport.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Russia.

Airport Distance
Moscow Vnukovo Airport 43km
Moscow Domodedovo Airport 70km



The distance from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to the centre of Moscow is 38 kilometres. By car, it takes 65 minutes to get to the centre of Moscow.

From SVO Airport to Moscow City centre by Car
38 km

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport you can travel by train, bus and metro. Visit the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Moscow is about RUB 1800.-. Book your taxi at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SVO Airport to Moscow City centre by Taxi
38 km
RUB 1800.-

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Car rental

At Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Aeroflot
  • KLM
  • Finnair
  • Czech Airlines
  • Alitalia


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Holiday Inn Express Moscow - Sheremetyevo Airport, Khimki

Holiday Inn Express Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is set next to the Sheremetyevo International Airport, a 4-minute walk to Terminal E and Aeroexpress trains to Belorussky Train Station.

Hotels in Moscow

Looking for the best hotels in Moscow? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Leonart Hotel, Moscow

Located in the Basmanny district in Moscow, 300 metres from Chistye Prudy park, Leonart Hotel features a terrace and views of the city. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.


Crowne Plaza Moscow - Tretyakovskaya, Moscow

A 20-minute walk from the Moscow Kremlin and St. Basil’s Cathedral, this design hotel features spacious, modern rooms and an international restaurant. It offers a spa, free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking.


The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, Moscow

Located just off the Red Square, next to the Kremlin, The Ritz-Carlton Moscow offers luxurious amenities including world-class dining options. The O2 Lounge, a stylish rooftop terrace, features panoramic views over the Red Square and the Kremlin.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Moscow CityPass 1-5 Day Option

Save time and money and see the sights of Moscow at your own pace with a 1, 2, 3, or 5-day city card. Enjoy free entry to over 40 top attractions of Moscow, hop-on-hop-off bus tour, river cruise and guided walking tour.


Moscow: Hop-On Hop-Off 2-Day City Tour

Explore Moscow at your own pace in a double-decker tour bus. Hop on and off as often as you please with this 2-day ticket complete with audio guide.

Tour & transport

Moscow Metro and the Old Arbat: 3-Hour Private Tour

Explore Old Arbat Street and the Moscow Metro on this private 3-hour guided tour. Experience rich history and stunning architecture as you walk along one of the most famous streets in Moscow and explore the beautiful Soviet-era stations.


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23 days ago

Horrible place. No seating available, very crowded, stinky bathrooms, delayed flights.

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