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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
81% Trains in Moscow are 81% cheaper than in London.
London £2.75
Moscow £0.52
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
61% A meal in Moscow is 61% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Moscow £7.87
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 114.69 RUB
1 RUB = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 20 July 2024
Distance: 1554 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 miles
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 27 miles
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
Moscow airports
Sheremetyevo (SVO) How far from city centre: 17 miles
Domodedovo (DME) How far from city centre: 27 miles
Vnukovo (VKO) How far from city centre: 18 miles
Zhukovsky International Airport (ZIA) How far from city centre: 24 miles
Bykovo (BKA) How far from city centre: 20 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

From the Queen's home, Buckingham Palace, and the majesty of Tower Bridge to the natural beauty of Hyde Park, London is a melting pot of culture, art and fashion, with something for everyone. The picturesque, lush scenery on all sides of the city, its culture and tradition enthrals every visitor.

Being the capital of England, the city is one of the most visited destinations in the world. The metropolis is the embodiment of the ancient iconic location, and it exhibits the elegance of western civilization. There are five airports serving the capital city, including London Heathrow. However, many passengers board regular flights from London Heathrow to Moscow at Heathrow airport.

Getting to London airport

London Heathrow Airport is the major airport serving the city. Located about 20 miles to the west of Central London, the airport is one of the busiest and bustling airports in the world. Flights from London to Moscow and other major destinations are handled by Heathrow Airport. Getting to the airport from the city is easy.

There are four major transportation options if you are heading to the airport from the city: taxi, bus or coach services, the tube and overground trains. You can take advantage of overground train and commuter services such as Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect. They offer a quick route between the airport and the city.

Arriving to Moscow

Moscow is a grand cosmopolitan city that combines the glamour of modern life along with the charm of its rich history. As one of the most beautiful and oldest cities in Russia, Moscow plays a vital role in the development of the country. The destination offers a wealth of pure beauty as well as exciting and unimaginable activities.

The city features a plethora of cultural and religious attractions, including several churches and cathedrals that beguile visitors. Moscow is home to some of the world's most significant museums and luxurious palaces; it also exhibits the rich culture of the federation.

How to get to the city centre

All flights to Moscow from London arrive either at Moscow Domodedovo International Airport or Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport. Many airlines have regular scheduled flights to this city as millions of tourists visit every year. Moscow Domodedovo International Airport is the largest airport in the country and it is located 29km northwest of the city centre.

Getting to the city from the airport is an easy drive, you can take advantage of a taxi or rental car for your convenience. The alternative means of transportation includes Aeroexpress Train, commuter train, buses and shuttles. Aeroexpress trains run every 30 minutes to downtown Moscow during the day.

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Moscow

How long does the flight take to go from London to Moscow?
The total flight time between London and Moscow is of around 04:04 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,617 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Moscow at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from London to Moscow. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
Is Moscow expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Moscow costs an average of 2.19 GBP, 45% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 81% less in Moscow: 0.52 GBP against 2.75 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.87 GBP in Moscow, 61% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 43% cheaper in Moscow, with an average of 2.09 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.64 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Moscow?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Moscow are December, July and November, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Moscow?
The best time of the year to go to Moscow when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Moscow from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, February and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Moscow.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Moscow?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Russia may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Moscow compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Moscow's temperatures can go up to 30.33 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -18.2 ºC in Moscow, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Moscow have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Moscow?
The main airport route flying between London and Moscow is: Stansted (STN) to Domodedovo (DME). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Ural Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Moscow flights between Heathrow (LHR) to Sheremetyevo (SVO) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Aeroflot.
  • British Airways.
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Airlines with indirect flights from London to Moscow are:
Turkish Airlines, stopping in Istanbul for 110 minutes minimum.
  • Air Serbia, with 70 minutes scale in Belgrade.
  • TAP Portugal, with 100 minutes scale in Lisbon.
Flight Duration 4 h and 4 m Flights between London and Moscow take, on average, 4 h and 4 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Departing Airport Heathrow The airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Moscow
Arriving Airport Sheremetyevo Flights departing London with Moscow as destination arrive at Sheremetyevo
High season December According to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from London to Moscow

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