There are 11 ways to get from London to Moscow by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) LHR - SVO

RUB 7540 - RUB 22829

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Train to London Luton, fly to Moscow Vnukovo  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) LTN - VKO

RUB 4036 - RUB 33533

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Fly London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) LHR - DME

RUB 8985 - RUB 44274

Fly London City to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) LCY - SVO

RUB 11186 - RUB 18481

Fly London Stansted to Moscow Domodedovo  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) STN - DME

RUB 9386 - RUB 23833

Train  •  43h 26m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja

RUB 32490 - RUB 70716

Bus, train  •  47h 49m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja 022/405

RUB 13883 - RUB 20943

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 1920
  2. Take the bus from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Teply Stan Bus Station

RUB 11255 - RUB 11759

Bus via Białystok  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bialystok
  2. Take the bus from Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova to Moscow Central Bus Station 198301/198302

RUB 8647 - RUB 12179

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  29h 18m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Moscow

RUB 37425 - RUB 50881

Drive, car ferry  •  30h 50m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Moscow

RUB 26710 - RUB 42948

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Moscow is to train and fly which costs £45 - £390 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Moscow is to fly which costs £85 - £270 and takes 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Moscow. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Teatralnaya via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Praga and Belorusskaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 26m.

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The distance between London and Moscow is 2500 km.

The best way to get from London to Moscow without a car is to train which takes 43h 26m and costs £370 - £850.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from London to Moscow, including transfers.

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London to Moscow train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Moscow is to fly which takes 6h 50m and costs £85 - £270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £370 - £850 and takes 43h 26m, you could also bus, which costs £125 - £135 and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Moscow is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 5:23 PM in London and 7:23 PM in Moscow.

Map of how to get from London to Moscow.
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  • Distance: 2500.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between London, England and Moscow, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, British Airways and six other airlines fly from London Paddington to Moscow hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Moscow via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, Praga, Moskva Belorusskaja, and Belorusskaya in around 43h 26m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 17000 - RUB 21000
Flights from London City to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RUB 14000 - RUB 60000
Flights from London City to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 18000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 14000 - RUB 22000
Flights from London City to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 33000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 39000
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 39000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 20000 - RUB 27000
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 20000 - RUB 44000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 9000 - RUB 21000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 17000 - RUB 33000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 55000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 17000 - RUB 42000
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 75000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London City to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 20000
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 6000 - RUB 8000
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from London Stansted to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 22000
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
RUB 1200 - RUB 1500
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
RUB 1200 - RUB 1500
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 950 - RUB 1400
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
RUB 460 - RUB 700
Off-Peak Single
RUB 900 - RUB 1500
Anytime Day Single
RUB 950 - RUB 1400
Anytime Single
RUB 1300 - RUB 1900
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 27000
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
RUB 24000 - RUB 27000
Standard
RUB 8000 - RUB 10000
Standard Premier
RUB 11000 - RUB 15000
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 3400 - RUB 4700
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 11000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 5000 - RUB 10000
Website
Thalys
Standard
RUB 5000 - RUB 7000
Comfort
RUB 6000 - RUB 8000
Premium
RUB 7000 - RUB 10000
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 11000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RUB 2900 - RUB 4000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 3700 - RUB 6000
Website
Railjet
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
27h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 17000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
2nd class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 15300
1 class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 23800
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RUB 11399
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 2800 - RUB 3900
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 2600 - RUB 3200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro-Trans
Phone
8 499 131 12 32
Website
eurotrans2.com
Bus from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Teply Stan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 8597
Schedules at
eurotrans2.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
33h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 4800 - RUB 7000
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RUB 500 - RUB 4200
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
RUB 1700 - RUB 2200
Reclining Seat
RUB 2075
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
RUB 503
2-bed inside cabin
RUB 3000 - RUB 4200

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London to Moscow train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), arrive at Moskva Belorusskaja station.

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British Airways, Finnair, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport.

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There are 7699+ hotels available in Moscow. Prices start at RUB 7500 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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