Moscow Airport Transfers & Taxi

Author: Dmitry Paranyushkin (on 14 Mar 2018)

Moscow has three major airports: Sheremetyevo in the north (Aeroflot + most international flights), Domodedovo in the south (Swiss, British Airways + many Asian carrers and domestic flights) and Vnukovo in the south-west (mainly domestic flights). In St. Petersburg the main airport is Pulkovo (both for domestic and international flights).

Order your airport transfer through our trusted provider below. The prices start at €40, your transfer will be confirmed within a few minutes, and all the drivers speak English.

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Included In Your Taxi Transfer Service:

  • Drivers speak English
  • 24-hour English-speaking support
  • Quick confirmation (usually less than an hour)
  • Order up to 1 hour before your arrival
  • Free 1 hour waiting time at the airport
  • Free cancellation up to 3 hours before arrival
  • Economy, Comfort and Business cars option
  • Pleasant and well-dressed drivers
  • WiFi and bottled water in cars
  • No hidden fees and charges

Airport Transfers and Taxi in Moscow and St Petersburg

 

Moscow Airport Transfers — Where Will Your Flight Arrive? 

Before ordering an airport transfer, please, check which airport your flight is arriving to and plan your trip accordingly. If you're flying with Aeroflot, you will arrive to Sheremetyevo airport, terminal D (north of Moscow). Some international flights also arrive to Domodedovo (south of Moscow). 
 

How Long Does it Take to Get from the Airport?

A taxi ride between any of Moscow's airports and the center of the city takes about 45 minutes, provided there's no traffic (usually only between 22.00 and 6.00 and on the weekends). During the peak hours (7.00 - 11.00 and 17.00 - 22.00) the airport transfer may take up to 1 hour 45 minutes. 
 

How to Get a Cheap Airport Transfer in Moscow?

You can get a standard taxi directly at the terminal, however, you'll probably end up paying too much money and your driver will not speak English.

You can also use the app services like Uber or Yandex.Taxi (which you can download on iTunes or Google store) to get a cheaper taxi to/from the airport. The problem with them, however, is that it's not always easy to find the driver as there are too many cars outside. If you speak Russian and have a local number you could call the driver, but most of them don't speak English.

You can also order Yandex.Taxi airport from their desk at the Arrivals zone of Sheremetyevo Terminal D, but they charge a fee on top of the standard price for their services.

Finally, if you want an English-speaking driver to meet you upon arrival and have a sign with your name, you can order a car from a local taxi service. We've checked many of them and recommend Easy 2 Airport as they have quite good terms (cancellation up to 3 hours before the arrival, 1-hour waiting time, English-speaking drivers and operators, fair prices). Please, click below to order their service:  
 

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St. Petersburg Airport Transfers

A taxi ride from Pulkovo airport to the center of St. Petersburg takes about 35 minutes if there's no traffic and might take up to 1 hour 20 minutes during peak hours. Unlike Moscow there's no direct rail service between the airport and the city, so taking taxi is a very good option unless you are fine to take the public transport. We've partnered with a reliable local airport transfer provider, order it using the link below:
 


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