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Transportation to and from Moscow Zhukovsky Airport

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

The intermediate distance is 43 kilometres / 26.7 miles, travel time by car is 1 hour and 20 minutes, but it can increase during rush hour. Only Moscow Domodedovo Airport is located at a greater distance from the centre of the capital (45 kilometres / 28 miles).

From ZIA Airport to Moscow City centre by Taxi
43 km
1H20
RUB 2300.-

Public transport

Bus and metro to Moscow

Bus number 441 runs from the airport to metro station Kotelniki in the southeast of Moscow, here you can catch metro line 7 (purple) to the centre of Moscow. The journey time to the metro station from Moscow Zhukovsky Airport is approximately 60 minutes. You can pay the bus fare in three ways, with cash (92.00 RUB), credit card (73.60 RUB) or a Strelka card (travel card for Moscow Oblast region). For large luggage you pay a surcharge of 34.00 RUB per item. The buses to metro station Kotelniki leave from in front of the terminal.

From metro station Kotelniki, metro line 7 runs in the direction of Planernaya, if you need to be in the centre of Moscow you can get off after 30 minutes at metro station Kuznetskiy Most. The metro station is a 10-minute walk from the Red Square. You can also choose to travel to Kitay-gorod and Pushkinskaya, these subway stations are located in the city centre. For a metro ride in Moscow you pay a price of 55 RUB per person. Please consult public transport Moscow Zhukovsky Airport and website Moscow Metro for more information.

Bus and train to Moscow

A second possibility you have from Moscow Zhukovsky Airport is a combination of bus and train. From the airport a shuttle bus departs every 15 to 30 minutes to Otdyh Station in Zhukovsky. A bus ride takes about 20 minutes. From the railway station you can travel by train (Sputnik express train) to the centre of Moscow, the journey time to Kazansky Station is one hour. Moskva-Kazanskaya railway station is located in the northeast of Moscow. The metro station of Komsomolskaya (M1, M5) is nearby, take metro line 1 / Red Line to reach the centre of the city. A ticket for the shuttle bus costs 100 RUB, the price for a single journey by train is 240 RUB. Please consult public transport Moscow Zhukovsky Airport and timetable shuttle bus for more information.

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