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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
430% Trains are 430% more expensive in London than in Moscow.
Moscow £0.53
London £2.8
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
150% The average meal is 150% more expensive in London than in Moscow.
Moscow £7.95
London £20
Distance: 1554 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
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

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Useful information for the flight from Moscow to London

How long is the flight from Moscow to London?

The flight duration from Moscow to London is 4 hours and 15 minutes direct.

What are the most common stopovers?

Direct flights from Moscow to London are readily available. However, you may choose to travel through Amsterdam, Paris or Frankfurt for stopover options, which can cut your ticket costs.

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Moscow?

If you are a UK passport holder, you will only need a valid passport to re-enter the UK. Residents of the EEA and Switzerland may enter with their passport or identity card. Russian passport holders and many other foreign nationals wishing to visit the UK for city breaks, holidays, or business trips will need a standard visitor visa. This covers stays of up to 6 months.

Is there a time change from Moscow to London?

Moscow is three hours ahead of UK time, both in winter and summer.

Which airlines fly from Moscow to London

Two airlines offer direct departures from Moscow to London airports. If you'd prefer your flight path with a stopover in another European city, your choices widen. Airlines flying from Moscow to London include:

How to find cheap flights from Moscow to London

Opodo is a convenient, easy-to-use online travel agency. The site's powerful search engine makes finding the cheapest flights between Moscow and London extremely easy. Search using a few essential criteria such as date or airport, then filter the results to narrow down the range of airfares available.

When are the best times to fly from Moscow to London

Airports in Moscow

Moscow has two main airports, Sheremetyevo International and Domodedovo. Both offer international and domestic flights. The airport you depart from will depend on the airline you are travelling with.

Useful information about Sheremetyevo International

Sheremetyevo airport is in the Moscow suburb of Khimki, 18 miles from the city centre. There are six separate passenger terminals at the airport.

How to get to the airport:

Services: airport history museum, free Wi-Fi, showers, parent and child room, airport hotels, restaurants, bars, and retail outlets.

Useful information about Domodedovo Airport

Domodedovo Airport is 26 miles south-east of Moscow city centre. It is the country's second-busiest airport, after Sheremetyevo.

How to get to the airport:

Services: restaurants, bars, and fast-food outlets, shopping including duty-free, laptop and phone charging stations, baby changing facilities, and business services.

Airports in London

Flights from Moscow to London arrive into Heathrow, the UK's busiest airport.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow is about 15 miles west of central London. It is a large airport with four separate passenger terminals.

How to get from the airport to London:

Services: numerous restaurants, bars and fast-food outlets, free Wi-Fi, internet-connected PCs available, currency exchange, play areas, concierge "meet and greet" service.

What to do and visit in London

Frequently asked questions about flights from Moscow to London

How long does the flight take to go from Moscow to London?
The total flight time between Moscow and London is of around 04:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,682 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 Moscow to London at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Moscow to London. 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 London expensive to visit compared to Moscow?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 4.00 GBP, 81% more expensive than Moscow, with a fare of 2.21 GBP, while train tickets costs 428% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 0.53 GBP in Moscow. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 20.00 GBP in London, 152% more than the 7.95 GBP in Moscow. The price of the coffee is around 72% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.63 GBP , while in Moscow the coffee costs 2.11 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Moscow to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Moscow to London are December, November and August, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Moscow to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Moscow depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to London from Moscow in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, February and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Moscow - London.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Moscow to London?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Moscow. 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 London compared to Moscow?
While in Moscow the temperatures can reach an average of 30.33 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the -18.2 ºC average degrees reported in Moscow. During the winter period, Moscow can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Moscow and London?
The main airport route flying between Moscow and London is: Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Heathrow (LHR). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Aeroflot.
  • British Airways.
  • Aeromexico.
  • Alternatively, you can find Moscow - London flights between Vnukovo (VKO) to Luton International (LTN) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Wizz Air UK.
Airlines with indirect flights from Moscow to London are:
airBaltic, stopping in Riga for 80 minutes minimum.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, with 60 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Istanbul.

Heathrow - Latest customer reviews

3.0 /5
Reviews: 1
3.0 /5
Date 2019-08-15 Age Over 70 City London

late departure meant being stuck in Moscow for 24 hours (see general comments)

Flight Duration 4 h and 30 m Flights between Moscow and London take, on average, 4 h and 30 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Departing Airport Domodedovo The airport Domodedovo is the departure airport operating flights between Moscow and London
Arriving Airport Heathrow Flights departing Moscow with London as destination arrive at Heathrow
High season January According to search data from our customers, January is the busiest time to fly from Moscow to London

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