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About Moscow

Moscow is the huge metropolis, economic, scientific, industrial, political and cultural center of the country. This city is one of the ten largest agglomerations of the world; it is a city of international importance. Moscows infrastructure is really interesting one. The old streets and houses are combined with broad avenues, big intersections, giant skyscrapers and business centers.

Moscow is the center of world tourism, which attracts millions of travelers and lovers of Russian traditions and customs every year. When you arrive at this densely populated, beautiful, amazing, vibrant city you can be sure that you would be satisfied and will get maximum enjoyment from this trip since it has all the features to amaze you. Enjoying the beauty of the architecture, learning the history of the city, a walk in a beautiful park, sightseeing, shopping malls, lunch at a great price, dinner in a cozy cafe or luxurious restaurant Moscow can offer all these things and even more.

For more information visit Moscow Travel Guide.


Moscows Airports

The Moscows airports are places of many air routes, both domestic flights and international ones.
"Domodedovo" (DME) Moscow International Airport
Number: +7 (495) 933-66-66.
The airport is located in 45 kilometers south-east of the center of Moscow. It was included in the top of 20 busiest airports in Europe. It serves both domestic and international flights. Every day it has more than 221 flight destinations. 71 companies cooperate with the airport, 31 of them are foreign, 26 Russian and 14 belong to the CIS countries. There are numerous shops, cafes, bars, restaurants on its territory. It offers free mother and child room, VIP-hall, luggage storage, the hotel "Aerotel". The fans of air travel can visit the airports Museum.
Transport from the airport
Taxi: you can order a taxi at the arrival hall, at the arrival counters of domestic or international flights. You can pay in cash or by credit card. You also can use the services of taxi drivers standing near the airport, but the price can be expansive.
Buses (to Domodedovskaya metro station):
- 308 (the fare 100 Russian rubles), minibus (the fare - 120 rubles). 
Working hours: from 6:00 to 24:00.
- 30 (the fare - 60 Russian rubles), minibus (the fare - 75 Russian rubles). 
Working hours: from 7:00 to 22:00.
- 26 (the fare - 64 Russian rubles).
Aeroexpress: Airport-Paveletskaya Station. Non-stop train. Every 30 minutes.
Fare: 420 Russian rubles. Working hours: from 6:00 to 00:00.
Rent-A-Car: the companies Europcar, AVIS, Hertz, Sixt rent a car, RentMotors.

"Sheremetyevo" International Airport (SVO) 
Number: +7 (495) 578-65-65, +7 (925) 100-65-65.
This airport is largest airport in Russia and one of the best airports in Europe. It serves mainly international flights. There are more than 300 destinations. Airport consist of five terminals: A, B, C, D, F, through which a 35 year million passengers pass every day. The communication between terminals carried out by free bus service (you can use them if you have a passport and a print ticket). Of course, there are all sorts of lounges, rooms of mother and child, luggage storage and so on. The airport abounds in numerous shops, restaurants, banks, mail services. There are even shower rooms, manicure studios, etc. You will find many hotels adjacent to the airport.
Transport from the airport
Aeroexpress: from E terminal to Belorussky railway station (without stops). Interval - 30 minutes. 
Fare: 420 Russian rubles -1 trip. 
Working Hours: from 5:00 to 00:30.
- To the " Rechnoy Vokzal" metro station
851, 851C (express) - Working Hours: from 5:37 to 0:49. Fare: 50 Russian rubles.
949 (minibus): Working Hours: from 6:45 to 21:45. Fare: 75 Russian rubles.
- To the "Planernaya" metro station 
817 Working Hours: from 5:22 to 0:08. Fare: 30 Russian rubles.
948 (minibus) Working Hours: from 6:45 to 21:45. Fare: 75 Russian rubles.
- To the "Leninsky Prospekt" metro station 
H1 Working Hours: from 11:00 to 5:30. Fare: 50 Russian rubles.
- To the "Khimki" station 
62 Fare: 30 Russian rubles.
Taxi: There are 6 taxi services at the airport (on the 1st floor of each terminal, in the arrival hall) - "Taxi-Sher" ("-"), "MersiTaksi" (""), "Transparking" (""), "AvtoSher"(""), "KEB-24", "AvtoTerm" (""). 
Number: +7 (964) 588-88-80. 
Rent-A-Car: RentMotors, Europcar, Splash, AVIS, Hertz, Sixt. Rental spots are located in Terminal D (in the hall arrival).

"Vnukovo" International Airport (VKO)
Number: +7 (495) 937-55-55.
Vnukovo is a large airport, located in 28 kilometers from the city. There are more than 170 directions. It serves both domestic and international flights to Europe, Africa and Asia. The airport has three terminals: A, B, and D. The airport offers numerous shops, cafes and restaurants, lounges, VIP-hall, luggage storage. There is a hotel complex adjacent to the airport. The hotel is located in a picturesque park area.
Transport from the airport
Aeroexpress: the route "from the airport to Kievsiy railway station." Fare: 470 Russian rubles. Working Hours: from 6:00 to 00:00.
- to "Rumyantsevo", "Troparevo", "Yugo-Zapadnaya" metro stations
611 Working Hours: from 5:00 to 1:00. Fare: 50 Russian rubles.
- To the "Salaryevo" metro station 
611c Working Hours: from 7:00 to 23:00. Fare: 50 Russian rubles.
- To the "Ugo-Zapadnaya" metro station 
45m (minibus) - Working Hours: from 7:00 to 22:30. Fare: 150 Russian rubles.
Taxi: taxi service is located on the ground floor of Terminal A and B. Number: 8 (800) 555 02 60.
Rent-A-Car: RentMotors, Naprocat, Europcar, BLS, AVIS, Sixt and others

Transportation within the city

Moscow is modern city with developed infrastructure. It's better to install apps into your gadget  before you come to Moscow.

Apps (Google Play):

Moscow subway scheme: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ru.yandex.metro

Uber (taxi service): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ubercab

Yandex Taxi: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ru.yandex.taxi


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