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There are 10 ways to get from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don by plane, bus, train, night train, rideshare or car

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Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Platov (ROV) SVO - ROV

$53 - $208

Cheapest option

Bus Spline Trans  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Kantemirovskaya to Rostov-on-Don

$17 - $29

8 alternative options

Fly from Moscow Domodedovo  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Platov (ROV) DME - ROV

$103 - $388

Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Platov (ROV) VKO - ROV

$105 - $280

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Kazansky station to Rostov-on-Don

$23 - $35

Train via Komsomolskaya  •  23 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Rostov Glavnij D

$26 - $66

Train  •  24 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Pawelezkaja to Rostov Glavnij D

$26 - $70

Night train  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the night train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Rostov Glavnij D

$26 - $66

Rideshare  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu 674.3 miles

$24

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don 674 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don is to rideshare which costs RUB 1541 and takes 14 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don is to fly which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 26000 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kazansky station station and arriving at Rostov-on-Don. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Moskva Pawelezkaja and arriving at Rostov Glavnij. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 24 h 59 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Rostov-on-Don is 959 km. The road distance is 1078.4 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don without a car is to bus which takes 16 h and costs RUB 1500 - RUB 2300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don, including transfers.

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Moscow to Rostov-on-Don bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Kazansky station.

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Moscow to Rostov-on-Don train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Moskva Pawelezkaja station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs RUB 3400 - RUB 14000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 1500 - RUB 2300 and takes 16 h, you could also train, which costs RUB 1600 - RUB 4300 and takes 23 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don.
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  • Distance: 599.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Rostov-on-Don, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Nordwind Airlines fly from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don every 2 hours. Alternatively, Avtovokzaly.ru operates a bus from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don 4 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 16 h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Platov
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Platov
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Platov
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Platov
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Platov
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Platov
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Rostov Glavnij
Ave. Duration
22 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$25 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$40 - $65
Train from Moskva Pawelezkaja to Rostov Glavnij
Ave. Duration
24 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$26 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kazansky station to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Spline Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Email
mrtrans@bk.ru
Website
spline-trans.ru
Bus from Kantemirovskaya to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
spline-trans.ru
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
14 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Platov Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Moscow to Rostov-on-Don bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Rostov-on-Don station.

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Moscow to Rostov-on-Don train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Rostov Glavnij station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Rostov-on-Don is 1078 km. It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to drive from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don.

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Nordwind Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Platov Airport.

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There are 1837+ hotels available in Rostov-on-Don. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Moscow and Rostov-on-Don. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is to Aeroexpress which takes 35 min and costs RUB 420.

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