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

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

Recommended option

Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) VKO - IKA

$115 - $176

5 alternative options

Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) SVO - IKA

$206 - $328

Bus  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Teplyy Stan to Cahul
  2. Take the bus from Cahul to Varna
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$124 - $176

Train, bus  •  3 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Odessa Gl.
  2. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
  3. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$124 - $166

Train, bus via Kalinowka 1  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Kalinowka 1
  2. Take the train from Kalinowka 1 to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta
  4. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
  5. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$153 - $212

Drive  •  40 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Tehrān 1986.9 miles

$190 - $290

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Iran?

Mahan Air, Azerbaijan Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Moscow to Tehrān 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Moscow to Tehrān via Teply Stan, Teplyy Stan, Cahul, Varna, Istanbul, and Istanbul in around 3 days 15 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $370
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $380
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Baku
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Iran Air
Website
iranair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $2,700
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kievskaja to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
23 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kievskaja to Kalinowka 1
Ave. Duration
15 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kalinowka 1 to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
22 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Teplyy Stan to Cahul
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Cahul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
autogara.md
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Seiro Safar
Website
seirosafar.ir
Bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
seirosafar.ir
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Moscow to Iran?

The distance between Moscow and Iran is 2800 km. The road distance is 3179 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Moscow to Iran?

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Iran is to fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 11000 and takes 8 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Moscow to Iran?

The quickest way to get from Moscow to Iran is to fly which takes 8 h 31 min and costs RUB 7000 - RUB 11000.

How long does it take to get from Moscow to Iran?

It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Moscow to Iran, including transfers.