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from Istanbul to Moscow

You can get from Istanbul to Moscow by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Istanbul to Moscow on Jan 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:55PMIstanbul Airport3h30 08:25PMMoscow Vnukovo Airport
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$1881One-way
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04:50PMIstanbul Airport11h10 04:00AMMoscow Domodedovo International Airport
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$1601One-way
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12:30PMIstanbul Airport3h50 04:20PMMoscow Sheremetyevo International Airport
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$1881One-way
01:55PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport3h20 05:15PMMoscow Vnukovo Airport
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$2141One-way
02:30PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport3h00 05:30PMMoscow Domodedovo International Airport
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$2321One-way

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Tue
Jan 18
$142Aegean Airlines
Wed
Jan 19
$78Pobeda
Thu
Jan 20
$55Pobeda
Fri
Jan 21
$56Pobeda
Sat
Jan 22
$56Pobeda

Travel Information between Istanbul and Moscow

distanceDistance1089 miles (1756 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $58 (€48) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPobeda

Travel 1089 miles (1756 km) by flight to Moscow from Istanbul. Pobeda is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Istanbul to Moscow.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Moscow, Russia from Istanbul, Turkey currently allowed?

Travel between Istanbul, Turkey and Moscow, Russia is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Turkey enter Russia?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Russia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine

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 1/12/22. 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 to Moscow from Istanbul.

Are there restrictions on reentering Turkey from Moscow, Russia due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Istanbul, Turkey from Russia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Turkey from Russia?

Entry into Turkey is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Russia.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Turkey from Russia?

Requirements for reentering Turkey:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Turkey?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Turkey to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Istanbul, Turkey was last verified on 1/12/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Istanbul from Moscow.

What are the ways to get from Istanbul to Moscow?

You can get from Istanbul to Moscow by flight.

What is the fastest way from Istanbul to Moscow?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Istanbul to Moscow with an average travel time of 3 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Istanbul to Moscow?

The distance from Istanbul to Moscow is approximately 1089 miles (1756 km).

When traveling between Istanbul and Moscow, where do I depart from Istanbul and where do I arrive in Moscow?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport.

Which travel operators can get me to Moscow from Istanbul?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Istanbul to Moscow, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Pobeda to go to Moscow by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Pobeda Istanbul to Moscow tickets on Omio for $58 (€48).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Istanbul to Moscow?

Your trip from Istanbul to Moscow doesn't have to end in Moscow. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Saint-Petersburg. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Saint-Petersburg to your Istanbul to Moscow tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Moscow today!

How far in advance should I buy my Istanbul to Moscow one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Istanbul to Moscow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $58 (€48) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Istanbul to Moscow online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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