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There are 6 ways to get from Moscow to Baku by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly from Moscow Domodedovo  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) DME - GYD

$104 - $279

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Train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kurskaja to Baku-Pass D

$40 - $110

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Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) SVO - GYD

$102 - $282

Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) VKO - GYD

$80 - $260

Bus, drive, train  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Moscow to Derbent
  2. Drive from Derbent to Chatschmas
  3. Take the train from Chatschmas to Baku-Pass D

$134 - $179

Drive  •  31h 38m

  1. Drive from Moscow to Baku 1588.3 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Baku is to train which costs RUB 2700 - RUB 7500 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Baku is to fly which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 19000 and takes 6h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Moskva Kurskaja and arriving at Baku-Pass. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Moscow and Baku is 1931 km. The road distance is 2541.2 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Baku without a car is to train which takes 2 days 4h and costs RUB 2700 - RUB 7500.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Moscow to Baku, including transfers.

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Moscow to Baku train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Moskva Kurskaja station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Baku is to fly which takes 6h 21m and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 19000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 2700 - RUB 7500 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Baku is 1h ahead of Moscow. It is currently 11:12 AM in Moscow and 12:12 PM in Baku.

Map of how to get from Moscow to Baku.
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  • Distance: 1207 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Baku, Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan Airlines flies from Moscow to Baku twice daily. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Moscow to Baku twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 2 days 4h.

Airlines
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Ganja
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Chatschmas to Baku-Pass
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$2 - $4
2nd class (coupe)
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Gorec Tour
Website
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Bus from Moscow to Derbent
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
gorec-tour.ucoz.com

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Moscow to Baku train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Baku-Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Baku is 2541 km. It takes approximately 31h 38m to drive from Moscow to Baku.

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Azerbaijan Airlines offers flights from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport.

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There are 1555+ hotels available in Baku. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Domodedovo Airport is to train which takes 46m and costs RUB 500.

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