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There are 6 ways to get from Moscow to Agios Nikolaos by plane, shuttle, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Heraklion

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Heraklion (HER)

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Fly Moscow Vnukovo to Heraklion

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Heraklion (HER)

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Sitia

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Sitia (JSH)

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Heraklion

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Heraklion (HER)

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Chania, Private transfer

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Chania (CHQ)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Central Bus Station to Kyiv Vydubychi
  2. Take the bus from Kyiv Vydubychi to Wroclaw Sucha Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Wrocław to Lamía
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
  5. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Heraklion (HER) flights

The flight time between Moscow Domodedovo (DME) and Heraklion (HER) is around 8h 26m and covers a distance of around 2435 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 55m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 25m. Services are operated by Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and others. Typically 38 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 31m
Layover time:
2h 55m
Total time:
8h 26m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h 25m
Flight distance:
2435 km
Flights per week:
38
Cheapest price:
€377
Carbon emissions:
493 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
03:40
Last flight departs at:
14:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Heraklion (HER) flight schedules

Russia → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Russia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Russia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Greece with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Russia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from Russia
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Greece

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Considerations leaving from Russia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Russia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Agios Nikolaos is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Agios Nikolaos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Agios Nikolaos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Russia from Greece.

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Last updated: 8 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Agios Nikolaos is to bus and bus and ferry which costs RUB 17000 - RUB 25000 and takes 3 days 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Agios Nikolaos is to fly which costs RUB 19000 - RUB 36000 and takes 8h 25m.

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The distance between Moscow and Agios Nikolaos is 2459 km.

The best way to get from Moscow to Agios Nikolaos without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 3 days 10h and costs RUB 17000 - RUB 25000.

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It takes approximately 9h 31m to get from Moscow to Agios Nikolaos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Heraklion Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 25m and has one stopover.

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Swiss, Edelweiss Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 209+ hotels available in Agios Nikolaos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Domodedovo Airport is to Aeroexpress which takes 46 min and costs RUB 399.

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Agios Nikolaos.
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  • Distance: 2459.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 31m

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Moscow to Agios Nikolaos 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €1000
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€440 - €650
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€440 - €650
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€380 - €850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Heraklion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Heraklion via Prague
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€260 - €550
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Heraklion via Prague
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€260 - €550
Bus operators
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€230 - €430
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
€230
Minivan
€340
Minibus
€425
Crete Taxi Transfers
Phone
+30 693-724-9486
Email
info@cretetaxitransfers.gr
Website
cretetaxitransfers.gr
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€190 - €340
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€190 - €280
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€290 - €320
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€320 - €340
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Moscow Central Bus Station to Kyiv Vydubychi
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kyiv Vydubychi to Wroclaw Sucha Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €70
Schedules at
ecolines.net
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€47 - €52
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr

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