FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia: Getting there and around with Rome2rio

Don't miss any of the matches with our guide to the best, cheapest and quickest ways to travel around Russia and between the stadiums.

Headed to the FIFA World Cup in Russia next year? You may need help figuring out the best way to get to Russia, how to get from one city to the next and even how to get from your accommodation to the stadium. No matter what your question is, Rome2rio has you – and the World Cup – covered.

Fisht Stadium, Sochi hosts six matches, including a quarter-final.
Fisht Stadium, Sochi, hosts six matches, including a quarter-final (CC BY-SA 3.0)

You can access Rome2rio from your desktop or mobile device via any browser, and also via our Android and iPhone apps. Our search results show every possible form of transportation between your origin and destination. Here are some World Cup examples:

Getting to Russia
No matter where you’re travelling from, we can help you find the best way to Russia. For instance:

Group G, Match 1: England vs Tunisia at Volgograd Arena
Manchester to Volgograd

Group B, Match 2: Spain vs Iran at Kazan Arena
Madrid to Kazan

Group H, Match 1: Colombia vs Japan at Mordovia Arena, Saransk
Bogota to Saransk

Getting around Russia
Russia is huge, the distances between World Cup locations are often substantial, and flying is not always the best option. Here are some examples:

Group B, Morocco: Match 1–Saint Petersburg; Match 2–Moscow
Saint Petersburg to Moscow

Group C, France: Match 1–Kazan; Match 2–Yekaterinburg
Kazan to Yekaterinburg

Group F, Mexico: Match 1–Moscow; Match 2–Rostov-on-Don
Moscow to Rostov-on-Don

Getting to the game
The big day has come, but where’s the stadium? Stay calm, we have all the answers. Here are some examples of searches from city-centre hotels to the World Cup stadiums:

Petro Palace Hotel, Saint Petersburg, to Krestovsky Stadium

Moscow Mariott Grand Hotel to Luzhniki Stadium 

Anything else?
All fans with tickets for matches can book free rail travel between the host cities. Find out more here.

You can also use Rome2rio to find accommodation, book airport and hotel transfers, and discover what other attractions you can visit while in Russia.

Resources
This Wikipedia page is full of great info about the World Cup draw and the venues.

FIFA’s World Cup site has info on tickets, teams and a whole lot else besides.

Rome2rio, based in Melbourne, Australia, is organising the world’s transport information. We offer a multi-modal, door-to-door travel search engine that returns itineraries for air, train, coach, ferry, mass transit and driving options to and from any location. Discover the possibilities at rome2rio.com