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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

General information

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is the busiest airport in Russia, consisting of six terminals and three runways. The airport is home to the national flag carrier Aeroflot. The number of passengers has grown strongly in recent years at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (50 million passengers in 2019), the airport has the ambition to grow to 100 million passengers in 2030.

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

The airport consists of six terminals: Terminal A, Terminal B and Terminal C (Northern Terminal Complex) north of two of the three runways, Terminal D, Terminal E and Terminal F (Southern Terminal Complex) south of it. Terminal B (opened in 2018) and Terminal C (opened in 2020) are located under one roof and both have a capacity of 20 million passengers per year. Terminal A is only used for private jets and business flights. Every 4 minutes a free automated people mover runs between North Terminal Complex (station Sheremetyevo-1) and South Terminal Complex (station Sheremetyevo-2). The Aeroexpress railway station at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is accessible via Terminal E.

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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 Zhukovsky Airport 64km
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 2000.-. 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 2000.-

Book a taxi

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!

Book your parking space

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
  • ITA Airways


Hotels near the airport

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Hotels in Moscow

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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!


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  2 reviews

Have you visited Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport lately? So far, 2 airport passengers have written an airport review about Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport. This airport has an average score of 3 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport review

3 years ago

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

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