Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO)

Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO)

Located 18 miles north of Moscow, Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is Russia's busiest airport. Discover how to reach Moscow after arriving there!

Russia's busiest airport, Sheremetyevo has six terminals: four international terminals (one of which is still under construction), one domestic and one for private aviation. Frequent destinations offering direct flights to Sheremetyevo Airport include Vienna, Budapest and Lisbon.

How to get to Moscow from the airport

There are different ways to get from Sheremetyevo International Airport to downtown Moscow. We've compiled a list of the most common options for you:

Transfer service

The easiest option to avoid worries about missing public transport or having to speak Russian is to book a private transfer from the airport to your accommodation. When your flight lands, your driver will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it.

You can book a transfer through our website via the following link for only £40.60 (47 Euros, 52.60 US Dollars, 3,333 Roubles) per journey:

Book a transfer to Moscow from Sheremetyevo Airport


The bus is the cheapest option, although it does not reach the city centre directly and takes a lot longer than other options, so it is not our most recommended mode of transport.

Aeroexpress Train

The train runs between Sheremetyevo Airport and Belrussky Station, which is on metro line 2 (green line). From there, you can reach Red Square in less than 5 minutes by metro. The Aeroexpress operates between 6 am and midnight, takes 35 minutes and costs 420 RUB.


The journey from the airport to the city centre takes between 45 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes, and the estimated price per taxi would be between 1,600 (US$ 17.50) and 2,000 (US$ 21.80). This will depend on the location of your hotel and traffic at the time you're travelling.