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Moscow to London flights

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Departure Thu, 29 Oct Return Wed, 04 Nov
MOW Moscow
LON London
return from £48
Departure Mon, 16 Nov Return Mon, 23 Nov
MOW Moscow
LON London
return from £59
Flight route information
Find out further information on Moscow and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
460%

Trains are 460% more expensive in London than in Moscow.

Moscow
£0.5
London
£2.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
150%

The average meal is 150% more expensive in London than in Moscow.

Moscow
£5.97
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
100%

Taxis are 100% more expensive in London than in Moscow.

Moscow
£1.49
London
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
77%

Coffee is 77% more expensive in London than in Moscow.

Moscow
£1.7
London
£3.01
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
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 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
K Distance: 1554 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:

  • Aeroflot. the Russian national airline which operates up to five flights per day from Moscow to London.
  • British Airways, the UK flag carrier airline which flies from Moscow to London Heathrow.
  • Lufthansa, a German carrier which operates connecting flights via Berlin or Frankfurt.
  • KLM, long-established Dutch airline with flights connecting via Amsterdam.

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

  • June is one of the most popular months to visit London. The weather is warm and pleasant, and the city isn't as crowded as in the peak month of August.
  • December is a good time to experience how London celebrates Christmas. Take in the elegant shop window displays, see the street decorations, and watch the fireworks explode over the Thames on New Year's Eve.
  • February is often the cheapest time to go to London. Wrap up warm for the end of winter chill and take advantage of low-season discounts on flights and accommodation.

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:

  • By train – Aeroexpress train every 30 minutes from Belorussky Station. Travel time 35 to 40 minutes.
  • By taxi – Fixed route minibus taxi route 949 from Rechnoy Vozkal metro station. Travel time 40 minutes.
  • By car – 11 minutes off the Moscow Ring Road by expressway. Long and short-stay parking available.

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:

  • By train – Commuter trains from Moscow-Paveletsky station to the airport. Travel time 60 to 70 minutes.
  • By metro – take line 2 to Domodedovskaya station, then the 308 express shuttle bus to the airport.
  • By car – exit the Moscow Ring Road at exit 25. Several car parks within the airport complex.

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:

  • By train – Heathrow Express to London Paddington station from Terminals 2 and 3. 15 minute journey time.
  • By London Underground – Piccadilly Line service from Terminals 2, 3, and 4. 50 minutes to central London.
  • By bus – National Express services to Victoria coach station. Around 45 minutes, depending on traffic.

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

  • Take a "flight" on the London Eye Ferris wheel for a bird's-eye view over the city rooftops.
  • Have a traditionally British afternoon tea in one of London's top hotels.
  • Find out about English history at the 1,000-year-old Tower of London.
  • Do some souvenir shopping at Covent Garden.
  • Explore the museums in South Kensington, including the famous Natural History Museum.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Moscow to London

Is it safe to travel from Moscow to London during the Covid-19 situation?
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 much are flights from Moscow to London?
The average price to go from Moscow to London is of 110.03 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Moscow to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Moscow to London is 48£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Moscow?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 101% more expensive than Moscow, with a fare of 1.49 GBP, while train tickets costs 460% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 0.50 GBP in Moscow. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 152% more than the 5.95 GBP in Moscow. The price of the coffee is around 76% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.01 GBP , while in Moscow the coffee costs 1.71 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.
What is the cheapest price for a flight 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 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.

Heathrow - Latest customer reviews

3.6 /5
Reviews: 5
3.0 /5
Caroline
Date 2019-08-15 Age Over 70 City London

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

5.0 /5
adi
Date 2019-04-26 Age 31-50 City UK

great experience

5.0 /5
Noubar
Date 2019-04-10 Age 51-70 City Armenian

Smooth and easy

1.0 /5
Big al
Date 2019-02-17 Age 31-50 City Ruislip

Awful service

4.0 /5
BabaJaga
Date 2018-11-27 Age City

Heathrow is in general a very good airport just terminals have grown out of proportion now some are so huge that you need almost 20 minutes to cover them.

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