How to travel from Istanbul to Moscow

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Travel Information from Istanbul to Moscow

distanceDistance1089 miles (1756 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $110
fastestFastest modeFlight • $110 (€97) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPobeda

Travel 1089 miles (1756 km) by bus, flight or train from Istanbul to Moscow. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Pobeda among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Istanbul to Moscow.

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Travel between Istanbul, Turkey and Moscow, Russia is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Turkey enter Russia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Moscow from Istanbul?

Conditions of entry into Russia:

  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Moscow, Russia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Russia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 3/3/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Istanbul and Moscow.

The current restriction level for returning to Istanbul, Turkey from Russia is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Istanbul, Turkey from Moscow, Russia?

Reentering Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Russia

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Istanbul from Moscow?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Istanbul, Turkey regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Turkey must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Istanbul from Moscow here.

There are 3 travel options from Istanbul to Moscow: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Istanbul to Moscow is by taking a bus with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Moscow:

Taking a bus is usually $109 (€96) less than taking a flight to Moscow, which costs on average $110 (€97) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $10 (€9) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $11 (€10) from Istanbul to Moscow.

You should expect to travel around 1089 miles (1756 km) between Istanbul and Moscow.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Istanbul to Moscow:

  • Buses most often depart from Istanbul at Istanbul, Büyük Otogari (Esenler) and arrive in Moscow at Moskva (Москва).
  • Flights from Istanbul to Moscow most often leave from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Istanbul at Marmaray Sirkeci İstasyonu and arrive in Moscow at Каланчёвская.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Istanbul to Moscow:

  • You can take a flight from Istanbul to Moscow with Pobeda. Cheap tickets can be found for $110 (€97) with Pobeda from Istanbul to Moscow.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Istanbul to Moscow often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Kyiv, Berlin or Saint-Petersburg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Istanbul and Moscow itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Moscow and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Istanbul to Moscow, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $110 (€97) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $11 (€10) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Istanbul to Moscow tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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