There are 6 ways to get from Moscow to Makhachkala by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Makhachkala (MCX) VKO - MCX

$98 - $243

Cheapest option

Train  •  39 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Mahachkala Express

$35 - $110

4 alternative options

Fly from Moscow Domodedovo  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Makhachkala (MCX) DME - MCX

$103 - $254

Bus  •  32 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Moscow to Makhachkala

$56 - $60

Night train  •  43 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Moskva Kurskaja to Mahachkala Express

$35 - $110

Drive  •  24 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Makhachkala 1130.2 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Makhachkala is to bus which costs RUB 3500 - RUB 3800 and takes 32 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Makhachkala is to fly which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 16000 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Makhachkala is 1587 km. The road distance is 1808.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Moscow to Makhachkala, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Moskva Kasanskaja and arriving at Mahachkala. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Makhachkala, Russia?

Pobeda Airlines LLC, UTair Aviation and Aeroflot Russian Airlines fly from Moscow to Makhachkala every 4 hours. Alternatively, Gorec Tour operates a bus from Moscow to Makhachkala once daily. Tickets cost $42 and the journey takes 32 h 30 min.

Airlines
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Red Wings
Website
flyredwings.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $240
NordStar
Website
nordstar.su
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Mahachkala
Ave. Duration
39 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$35 - $60
2nd Class (Kupé)
$70 - $110
Night train from Moskva Kurskaja to Mahachkala
Ave. Duration
43 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$35 - $60
2nd Class (Kupé)
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Gorec Tour
Website
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Bus from Moscow to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
32 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
gorec-tour.ucoz.com

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