The heart of Russia, Moscow, is a city of a rapid pace of life, museums and landmarks. It's also the centre of Russian business. When you come to the capital, you need to decide first how to get from Domodedovo airport.
Taxi from Domodedovo airport
Domodedovo airport serves more than a half of all Moscow air traffic. Transport infrastructure offers several options of how to leave the airport. One of the simplest way is taxi. Not far from the terminal's exit you can find some car stands where you can book a taxi from Domodedovo airport. Its biggest advantage is that you can go by taxi in any time of the day.
If you book a taxi beforehand, you should remember that you'll have to pay extra money for idle periods, and in case your flight is delayed, taxi from Domodedovo airport can cost you a lot. The trip price is estimated from the number of kilometers from Moscow Ring Road (MKAD) to the final destination. The trip price before MKAD boundaries is usually fixed and is around EUR10. Further distance will cost you around EUR0.1-0.2 per kilometer.
For some extra money the driver can provide a child seat, and make stops on the way or allow placing excess luggage. You can take a private taxi from Domodedovo airport and stop worrying about extra calculations, but the final cost can confuse you.
Transfer from Domodedovo airport
When you come to the city on a group of people for some business or leisure purposes, it's easier to book a transfer from Domodedovo airport. In the arrival zone you will be met by the driver who helps you carry the luggage to the car and place it inside, and then drives you to Moscow with comfort.
Your booking guarantees the fact that the driver will wait for you in case the flight is delayed, and you won't need to pay more for waiting time, it's already included. When you book a transfer beforehand, you can choose the class and capacity of the car, or ask for a child seat — all the options are included. Moreover, you won't have any extra expenses for kilometers covered beyond MKAD and extra time in the road.
How to get from Domodedovo airport by public transport
Experienced travelers or those who often visit Moscow, recommend that it's better to go from the airport by public transport. In front of the terminal's exit there is a bus stop, where buses and city buses head off 24/7, still the time interval can take up to 40 minutes in the night. The regular bus trip can cost around €1, and by around 25% higher for a city bus. One more way to leave the airport is Aeroexpress train, which goes every 30 minutes in the daytime and every 60 minutes in the night; the ticket price is over €3. You can use tube to leave the airport, still it only works in the daytime and it's closed in the night.
Domodedovo airport is one of 21 most beautiful and convenient airports in the world. The terminal is pretty spacious and has all the needed services for passengers' comfort. There are cafes and shops and luggage rooms and even showers. You can use free Wi-Fi in the territory of the airport. A four star hotel is also located not far from the airport building.