There are 8 ways to get from Russia to Iran by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  8 h 31 min

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

$114 - $174

Cheapest option

Fly from Platov  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) ROV - IKA

$112 - $414

6 alternative options

Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  8 h 31 min

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

$205 - $326

Fly from Krasnodar  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Krasnodar (KRR) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) KRR - IKA

$142 - $764

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

$123 - $176

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

$113 - $161

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

$168 - $234

Drive  •  40 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Tehrān 1986.9 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Russia and Iran is 4539 km. The road distance is 3179.1 km.

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

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What companies run services between 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, 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
Flights from Krasnodar to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Platov to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
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
Flights from Krasnodar to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Platov to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
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
Flights from Krasnodar to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Platov to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $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
Flights from Krasnodar to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $6,500
Flights from Platov to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $4,700
Iran Aseman
Website
iaa.ir
Flights from Krasnodar to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Erevan
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Platov to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Erevan
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Platov to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Krasnodar to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
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 Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $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
$65 - $95
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
$21 - $35
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Bus from Odessa to Varna
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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
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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