Your Flight to Moscow
There are three airports in Moscow: Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo and Vnukovo. They are located in three different and distanced ends of the city.
Migration card forms are usually available aboard the aircraft. It has two halves, each requesting identical information. Fill in both halves and then present your card at the passport control.
A better window view on Moscow can be observed from right side of the plane if you’re flying from Europe, America, Africa or Middle East and from left side if you’re flying from Asia or Australia.
How to get to Moscow from airport
To get from/to airports/city center there are a few means of transport:
The best way to move from one part of Moscow to another is to use Moscow Metro. It is the fastest and most popular kind of transport in the city. Opened in 1935, it is well-known among foreign tourists, who admire beautiful interior of the stations.
Usually, the entrance to the metro is just an underpass with the letter “M”. But sometimes you can see a land pavilion. It is more typical for old stations.
First of all, you need a ticket to enter. You can buy it at the ticket office or at the ticket machine. The price depends on the number of rides.
Moscow Metro is open from 5.30 am till 1 am
To enter you should put the ticket to the circle of a turnstile and wait until a green light appears. Then, just go through the automatic gates. Remember you must pass on the right side of the turnstile.
Most of the stations are deep under the ground and passengers use escalators to move to the platform. You should stand on the right on the escalator.
As trains are frequent there is no timetable available to passengers.
It is very easy to travel in Moscow metro if you have a map:
A very useful application for travelling in Moscow metro is
Yandex Metro is an interactive metro map of Moscow which calculates your time and route taking into account information about closed stations and entrances.
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