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There are 10 ways to get from London to Moscow by plane, train, bus, night 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 Domodedovo

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

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Train to London Luton, fly to Moscow Vnukovo

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

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Fly London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo

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

Fly London City to Moscow Sheremetyevo

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

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  4. Take the train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja

Bus, train

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Białystok
  2. Take the bus from Białystok, PKS Nova to Minsk Central bus station
  3. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Moscow Central Bus Station

Night bus, bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
  2. Take the bus from Den Haag to Elbląg
  3. Take the bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad Bus station
  4. Take the train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to Moskva Belorusskaia

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

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

London Heathrow (LHR) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) flights

The flight time between London Heathrow (LHR) and Moscow Domodedovo (DME) is around 6h 37m and covers a distance of around 2544 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. Services are operated by British Airways, Swiss, Lufthansa and others. Typically 19 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

19 Weekly Planes
6h 37m Average Duration
RUB 10674 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London to Moscow is to bus which costs £80 - £130 and takes 2 days 1h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Moscow is to fly which costs £90 - £260 and takes 7h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Moscow. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Teatralnaya via Paris Est, Muenchen Hbf, Praga and Belorusskaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 47m.

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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 44h 47m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 7m 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 Intl station.

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The best way to get from London to Moscow is to fly which takes 7h 7m and costs £90 - £260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 44h 47m, you could also bus, which costs £80 - £130 and takes 2 days 1h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Moscow Domodedovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 50m.

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Moscow is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 1:17 PM in London and 3:17 PM in Moscow.

Map of how to get from London to Moscow.
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  • Distance: 2500.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 7m

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

British Airways, Swiss and two other airlines fly from London Paddington to Moscow 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Moscow via Paris Nord, Paris Est, Muenchen Hbf, Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, Praga, Moskva Belorusskaja, and Belorusskaya in around 44h 47m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 19000
Flights from London City to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 28000
Fly One
Website
flyone.eu
Flights from London Luton to Moscow Vnukovo via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 21000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 22000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 40000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 80000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 21000
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Domodedovo via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 28000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 23000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 24000 - RUB 31000
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 55000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Luton to Moscow Vnukovo via Antalya
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 33000
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
RUB 1100 - RUB 1400
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
RUB 1100 - RUB 1400
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 1200 - RUB 1900
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
RUB 550 - RUB 1600
Off-Peak Single
RUB 950 - RUB 1400
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
RUB 1200 - RUB 1900
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 Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 9000 - RUB 13000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 11000
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
RUB 8000 - RUB 9500
1st Class
RUB 9000 - RUB 11000
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Praga to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 16000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
2nd class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 15300
1 class (sleeping compartment)
RUB 23800
Train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to Moskva Belorusskaia
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 11000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 2300 - RUB 3300
Website
RegioJet
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Białystok
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 3800 - RUB 5500
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Białystok, PKS Nova to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 330 - RUB 1200
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
https://minsktrans.by/
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Bialystok to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
Schedules at
ecolines.by
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Moscow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 2000 - RUB 2900
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 1600 - RUB 2000
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 450 - RUB 1800
Schedules at
avl39.ru
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 6500 - RUB 11000
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
RUB 6504
Standard Car - Premium
RUB 10376

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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, Swiss, Aegean Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Moscow Domodedovo Airport.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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