There are 8 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 Moscow Vnukovo to Tehran Imam Khomeini  •  8 h 31 min

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

$112 - $171

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Odessa Gl.
  2. Take the bus from Odessa to Varna
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$110 - $161

6 alternative options

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tehran Imam Khomeini  •  8 h 7 min

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

$201 - $322

Fly Moscow Vnukovo to Tabriz  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Tabriz (TBZ) VKO - TBZ

$370 - $1,419

Bus, train  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Moscow to Batumi
  2. Take the bus from Batumi to Trabzon
  3. Take the bus from Trabzon to Naxçıvan, Naxçıvan Muxtar Respublikası, Azərbaycan
  4. Take the train from Jolfa to Tabriz 945
  5. Take the train from Tabriz to Tehran station 489

Bus  •  3 days 16 h

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

$122 - $211

Train, bus via Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station  •  3 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Kiev Pass
  2. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta Ir
  4. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
  5. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$161 - $229

Drive  •  40 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Tehrān 1986.9 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Iran is to train and bus which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 11000 and takes 3 days 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Iran is to fly which costs RUB 13000 - RUB 22000 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Iran is 2800 km. The road distance is 3179.1 km.

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

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Iran.
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  • Distance: 1749.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Iran?

Mahan Air, Georgian Airways and two other airlines fly from Moscow to Tehrān 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Moscow to Tehrān via Teply Stan, Teplyy Stan, Cahul, Malko Turnovo, Malko Tarnovo, Istanbul, and Istanbul in around 3 days 16 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
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Tabriz via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
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
Georgian Airways
Website
georgian-airways.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Baku
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, 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
Every day
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
ATA Airlines Iran
Website
ataair.ir
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Tabriz via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Train operators
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Jolfa to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
raja.ir
Train from Tabriz to Tehran station
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
raja.ir
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kievskaja to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
23 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kievskaja to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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 Moscow to Batumi
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Teplyy Stan to Cahul
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Batumi to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Iğdırlı Tourism
Phone
90.476.228 69 01
Email
bilgi@igdirliturizm.com.tr
Website
igdirliturizm.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Naxçıvan, Naxçıvan Muxtar Respublikası, Azərbaycan
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
igdirliturizm.com.tr
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Odessa to Varna
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Bus from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
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
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Cahul to Malko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Schedules at
autogara.md
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
$29 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro

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