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There are 7 ways to get from Moscow to Vologda by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Train via Jaroslawl-Glawnij  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Jaroslawl-Glawnij D
  2. Take the train from Jaroslawl-Glawnij to Wologda 1 D

$22 - $46

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Wologda 1 D

$16 - $36

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Moscow, VDNKh to Yaroslavl'
  2. Take the bus from Yaroslavl' to Vologda

$16 - $26

Rideshare  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Moscow to Vologda 288.7 miles

$17

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Vologda 288.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Cherepovets (CEE) SVO - CEE
  2. Take the train from Tscherepowez 1 to Wologda 1

$53 - $293

Fly from Moscow Domodedovo, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Cherepovets (CEE) DME - CEE
  2. Take the train from Tscherepowez 1 to Wologda 1

$63 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Vologda is to rideshare which costs RUB 1088 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Vologda is to fly and train which costs RUB 3400 - RUB 20000 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Vologda is 409 km. The road distance is 461.7 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Vologda without a car is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs RUB 1400 - RUB 3000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Moscow to Vologda, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Vologda is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs RUB 1400 - RUB 3000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 1000 - RUB 1700 and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Cherepovets Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Vologda is 462 km. It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to drive from Moscow to Vologda.

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Severstal Air Company offers flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Cherepovets Airport.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Vologda. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Vologda.
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  • Distance: 255.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Moscow to Vologda via Krasnoselskaya (Красносельская), Moskva Iaroslavskaja, and Jaroslawl-Glawnij in around 8 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Moscow to Vologda via VDNKh, Moscow, VDNKh, and Yaroslavl' in around 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Severstal Air Company
Website
severstal-avia.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Cherepovets
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Cherepovets
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Jaroslawl-Glawnij
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$16 - $24
Train from Jaroslawl-Glawnij to Wologda 1
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$10 - $16
2nd Class (Kupé)
$14 - $21
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Wologda 1
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $22
2nd Class (Kupé)
$22 - $35
Train from Tscherepowez 1 to Wologda 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Kupé)
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow, VDNKh to Yaroslavl'
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Yaroslavl' to Vologda
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.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 Vologda
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Moscow and Vologda. 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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