How to Get from Sheremetyevo Airport to Moscow City Center
Moscow Sheremetyevo is the major airport in Russia and among the top 20 largest air hubs in Europe. Today, it has 4 passenger terminals. Sheremetyevo is located around 29 km northwest of Moscow city center. Tourists heading from here to the capital, use taxis, transfers, and public transport.
Taxi from Sheremetyevo Airport to Moscow City Center
It is not difficult to find a taxi to get from Sheremetyevo to Moscow downtown. When you come out of the arrivals zone, you will meet lots of illegal drivers offering you their services. But keep in mind that such drivers often deceive their passengers by telling them too high prices. So it’s better to order a cab with one of the official services. Also, you may find taxi counters in the arrivals area of each terminal. Or you may book a car via phone or online. The average cost of a taxi from Sheremetyevo to Moscow center is €13.2.
Transfer from Sheremetyevo Airport to Moscow City Center
If you have large bags and want your ride to be as comfortable as possible, and you wish to know the final trip cost in advance, a Kiwitaxi transfer will be a good travel option for you.
An Economy-class ride from Sheremetyevo to the center will cost €21. Transfers of other classes are also available (Premium, Minivan, Minibus, etc.). To book a car, you just need to choose the desired vehicle and fill in all the info needed. Our transfer driver will meet you at the time specified by you. You may also reserve a return transfer to Sheremetyevo.
Public transportation from Sheremetyevo Airport to Moscow City Center
The fastest way to reach Moscow center is by Aeroexpress. The ticket costs around €5.5 if purchased online, and around €6.5 if bought from a ticket machine. This train will get you from Sheremetyevo to Belorussky railway terminal in Moscow center. However, you cannot take it at night.
Also, you may reach the city center with changes. Thus, you may take the bus N851 (around €0.7) or the share taxi N949 (around €1) to Rechnoy Vokzal metro station, or the services N817 (around €0.7) or N948 (around €1) to Planernaya station. After reaching these stations, you will need to change to another vehicle running to the center.
At night, you may take the bus NН1. Or you can pre-order a transfer or a taxi which will be more comfortable.
When in Moscow center, take the time to see the main sights of the city: Red Square, the Kremlin, GUM, the Bolshoi Theater, the Arbat, etc. These places are really magnificent and are worth seeing.