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Flight Information between London and Moscow

distanceDistance1550 miles (2500 km)
durationAverage flight duration6 h 10 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£150 (€169)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesAir Baltic, Aeroflot, Pobeda, Swiss, Wizz Air, Lot Polish Airlines, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Air Moldova, Ryanair, Air France or Austrian Airlines

Flights from London to Moscow cover the 1550 miles (2500 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 10 min with our travel partners like Air Baltic, Aeroflot, Pobeda, Swiss, Wizz Air, Lot Polish Airlines, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Air Moldova, Ryanair, Air France or Austrian Airlines. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this trip for as low as £116, but the average price of plane tickets is £150. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport.

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Flight between London and Moscow with Wizz Air, Air France and Ryanair

For as little as £116 you can travel by flight from London to Moscow with Wizz Air, Air France and Ryanair. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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Wizz Air is one of the leading low-cost airlines offering flights within and outside Europe, and you can choose between Basic, Wixx Go, Wizz Plus & Flex ticket types for your flight from London to Moscow.

One of the best ways to travel from London to Moscow is by taking a flight with Wizz Air. Omio helps you find the ideal Wizz Air flight from London to Moscow by showing you Wizz Air’s current flight timetables, the plane tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this London to Moscow journey. You can expect to travel 1550 miles (2500 km) between London and Moscow on a flight with Wizz Air. If you are using the Omio app to search for flights between London and Moscow, you can check straight away if the Wizz Air ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Once you’ve found that perfect flight, book your Wizz Air plane ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from London to Moscow!

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    Flights from London to Moscow

    The London to Moscow route is well serviced with over 50 flights every week, averaging three to four flights per day. There are three airlines which fly nonstop from London to Moscow. The distance from London, the United Kingdom to Moscow is 2,505 kilometers, a nonstop flight can complete the route in 3 hours and 55 minutes.

    There are several airlines offering good flights service from London to Moscowwith a minimum of 25 daily departures from several London metro airports enroute to at least two international airports in Moscow. There is at least one direct flight which takes about 3h 50min but most of the daily flights require connections so your flight duration will vary between 5h 45min – 30h depending on airline and length of stopover.

    London to Moscow flight time: daily departures

    There are multiple flights London to Moscow per hour with at least five between 06:00 a.m. – 07:00 a.m., four between 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and as many as eight between 05:00 p.m. – 06:00 p.m. Overall frequencies are a minimum of about 27 and a maximum of about 30 flights per day or around 200 – 210 flights per week. The earliest departure is approx. 00:00 a.m. while the latest one departs about 07:45 p.m.

    How long is the journey by flight from London to Moscow?

    The length of direct flights London to Moscow is about 3h 50min on average however the length of connecting flights will vary considerably depending on number of stopovers and time spent at host airports. The shortest stopover is about 1h 10min and the longest is about 24h with two connections. Overall flight durations for connecting flights can be as short as 5h 45min or as long as 29h 45min.

    London Purple. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the departure stations for flights from London to Moscow?

    Departure airport: London Heathrow Airport is the primary airport used for flights to Moscow from London. It is situated approx. 16 miles (25 km) or 35min by car and about 15min from Central London via Heathrow Express. Facilities at London Heathrow Airport include airport lounges and hotels, toilets with facilities for babies, shops, restaurants, left luggage facilities, ATMs, currency exchange kiosks, Information Desks, parking spaces and complimentary Wi-Fi.

    London City Airport is located about 9 miles (14 km) or approx. 35min by car from Central London and is the only airport within the city limits. There are rail links to Central London via the Docklands Light Railway and Thameslink which takes about an hour. Facilities at London City Airport include airport lounges and hotels, bathrooms with facilities for babies, restaurants, shops, left luggage facilities, ATMs, foreign exchange kiosks, Information Desks, parking facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi.

    Arrival airport: Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport is the largest of the four airports in the city with a location about 25 miles (40 km) or approx. 1h by car from Central Moscow. There is Aeroexpress rail service, Mosgotrans 817, 851 and N1 night bus links from this location to the city centre. Facilities at Moscow Sheremetyevo include airport hotels and lounges, bathrooms with facilities for changing babies, restaurants, shops, foreign exchange kiosks, ATMs, left luggage facilities, Information Desk, hire car centre and complimentary Wi-Fi.

    Moscow Domodedovo International Airport is the second largest of the Moscow city airports and is located about 26 miles (41 km) or about 90min by car from the city centre. There are Aeroexpress trains links from this location to Paveletsky Railway Terminal downtown. Facilities at Moscow Domodedovo include hotels and airport lounges, toilets with facilities for changing babies, restaurants, retail shops, ATM machines, currency exchange kiosks, luggage storage facilities, Information Desk, hire car centre and available Wi-Fi.

    Which airlines travel from London to Moscow?

    Several airlines including WIZZ Air, British Airways and Finnair operating along this route, but KLM and Air France offer the most flights with the highest hourly, daily and weekly frequencies. There are few direct flights on offer with the vast majority requiring one or more connections which vary in duration. Also, the majority of these stopovers involve overnight stays at host airports and all of them require plane transfers. A direct flight can take about 4h while those needing connections can take approx. 6h – 30h of total flight time.

    KLM flights from London to Moscow

    KLM offers a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18 daily flights or approx. 110 flights per week from London to Moscow. There are about five daily departures from London City with the remainder leaving from London Heathrow enroute to either Moscow Sheremetyevo or Moscow Domodedovo.

    KLM flights on this route require connections at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport between 1h 10min – 24h with plane transfers and some overnight stays. KLM flight service is usually highest Monday – Wednesday and Friday with approx. 16 daily flights and with a low of about 12 flights on Saturday.

    Air France flights from London to Moscow

    Air France offers connecting flights from London Heathrow to Moscow Sheremetyevo with a minimum of six and a maximum of about 20 daily departures. All of the approx. 80 weekly flights from London Heathrow will make connections at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport with variances between 1h for one-stop flights and 24h for those requiring an additional stopover at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport enroute to Moscow Sheremetyevo. Overall flight times on Air France for the journey by plane from London to Moscow range between 6h 20min – 29h 45min with the heaviest volume of departures on Friday (19) and the lowest number of trips on Sunday (6).

    London StPaul. Source: Shutterstock

    To Moscow by plane-travel tips

    Invest some cash in a Troika card (Oyster card) for the bus or metro to navigate the city. Marshrutka minibuses accept cash and are faster/more convenient than the bus for surface travel. Also, be sure to have a universal adaptor for charging your electronic devices. Now you’re ready to explore the sights and sounds of Moscow, there are some obvious targets which must be highlighted.

    First and foremost is Red Square, home to the iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral with its multi-coloured parapets and spire. The historic Tretyakov Gallery with its ancient relics and modern masterpieces is also highly recommended. Both are open to the public with guided tours or you can just explore them at your leisure.

    Flight London to Moscow

    Services on Board

    • Europe Business Class is the premium service for KLM passengers flying across Europe. Economy class is allowed a single handpiece and one carry which must both weigh less than 26 lbs (12 kg) and Business Class is allowed two hand bags and one carry bag both weighing 40 lbs (18 kg) in total. Economy is allowed one checked bag of 50 lbs (23 kg) with dimensions L+W+H of 62 in (158 cm) while Business class is allowed two bags of less than 70 lbs (32 kg) each with similar dimensions.

    • Economy passengers are allowed one pet each, weighing less than 18 lbs (8 kg) but no pets are allowed in Business class cabins, with possible exceptions for assistance animals. Two pets per passenger are allowed in the cargo hold with weights not to exceed 165 lbs (75 kg) with applicable fees. All animals must be vaccinated and be transported in appropriate carriers with travel papers in order.

    • Folding bicycles must weigh less than 50 lbs (23 kg) with fixed handle bars, pedals removed and stored in appropriate cases/bags. Reservations for pets and bikes must be made at least two days in advance. Disabled persons must request assistance up to two days in advance of travel date to receive travel escorts. Cabin crew will assist with luggage, seating, meals and arrange for bathroom visits.

    • Air France offers Premium Economy, Business and La Premiere classes as premium options on most European flights. Economy Class is allowed one handpiece and a personal bag with a combined weight of 26 lbs (12 kg) while Premium Classes are allowed two hand pieces plus one personal bag with a combined weight of 40 lbs (18 kg).

    • Economy passengers can check one bag of less than 50 lbs (23 kg); Premium Economy and Business are allowed two bags each at the same weight and La Premiere passengers are allowed three bags each of 50 lbs Pets are restricted in premium class cabins (with exceptions for service animals) but Economy class is allowed one pet per passenger under 17 lbs (8 kg) in weight. Pets travelling in the cargo hold must not exceed 163.5 lbs (75 kg) in weight. All pets must be reserved in advance and be transported in appropriate carriers with relevant travel documents.

    • Folding bikes must also be reserved at least 48h. prior to departure date for a fee. The bike must be transported in a secure case with handle bars fixed and pedals removed. Persons with disabilities must reserve any assistance animals or mobility aids at least two days prior to travel date for escorts to and from aircraft. Cabin crew assistance with seating, luggage, meals and bathroom trips is provided.

    How to find cheap flight tickets from London to Moscow

    • Flights London to Moscow should be booked at least one month in advance if possible to obtain the cheapest rates. Be flexible with your dates of travel to take advantage of connecting flights, early morning or late night journeys which can help lower your costs. Special rates, promotional offers and roundtrip fares can also save money on airline tickets. Additionally, airlines regularly offer reduced fares for children, senior citizens, persons with reduced mobility and family/group travel as other ways to save you money.

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    FAQs
    What are the travel restrictions for Moscow, Russia if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by plane?

    Travel by plane between London, United Kingdom and Moscow, Russia is: Restricted.

    Is international entry into Moscow from London restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Russia from London?

    Entry Requirements:

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

    What are the safety rules to follow in Moscow, Russia?

    The government of Russia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    The above information was last checked on 01/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Moscow from London closer to your date of departure here.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Moscow, Russia?

    The restriction level for your return flight to London, United Kingdom from Moscow is: Partially open.

    Is my return flight into London from Moscow restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Russia

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Moscow?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
    • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 01/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to London from Moscow closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the price of the cheapest flight from London to Moscow?
    You can find a cheap flight from London to Moscow for some dates and times for as low as £116  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much does the flight from London to Moscow cost on average?
    If you’re looking to book your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Moscow flight price to come in at an average of £150  one way.
    What is the distance by flight from London to Moscow?
    The distance between London and Moscow by plane is approximately 1550 miles (2500 km).
    How long is the flight between London and Moscow?
    On average the London to Moscow flight time is 6 h 10 min  covering the 1550 miles (2500 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    What airport in London does the flight to Moscow leave from? Which airport do I fly into Moscow from London?

    London has a few airport options from where you can start your journey including London Heathrow Airport, London Stansted Airport and London Gatwick Airport. Your flight to Moscow can end in airports such as Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow Domodedovo International Airport and Moscow Vnukovo Airport.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Heathrow Airport   and arriving in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport.

    Where is the departure airport in London located? Where is the arrival airport in Moscow located?

    Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located around 14.3 miles (23 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport, located 16.7 miles (26.9 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport to take you to the city centre of Moscow.

    What airlines go from London to Moscow?
    Take the London to Moscow flight with Air Baltic, Aeroflot, Pobeda, Swiss, Wizz Air, Lot Polish Airlines, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Air Moldova, Ryanair, Air France or Austrian Airlines. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the journey to Moscow from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    When should I purchase London Moscow plane tickets to score the best deals?
    You can find a flight to Moscow from London to cost on average £150 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Moscow flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.