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Cheapest flights to cities in Russia

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Useful information for your flight to Russia

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Russia
  • What are the most popular cities to visit in Russia?

    Some of the world’s most well-traveled cities are in Russia. The most popular city to travel to in Russia is Moscow, which momondo users choose as their landing destination 1,716% more often than other cities. The next most popular cities in Russia are Saint Petersburg and Sochi.

  • What popular landmarks are in Russia?

    Red Square is the most popular place of interest in Russia. Many travelers make it a point to stop there while traveling to Russia. Other popular landmarks and places of interest in Russia would be Moscow Kremlin, Rosa Khutor Alpine Center, or Hermitage Museum.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Russia?

    The best prices found on momondo for flights to Russia are:
    $17 per person with S7 Airlines
    $33 per person with Wizz Air UK
    $40 per person with UTair

  • How long is the flight from United States to Russia?

    The flight from United States to Russia depends on which airports you’re departing and arriving from and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from Los Angeles (a popular airport in United States) to Saint Petersburg Pulkovo (the most popular airport in Russia), then the flight time is 16h on average. If you fly from Miami (another popular airport in United States) to Saint Petersburg Pulkovo, then the average flight time is 18h 10m.

  • What is the most popular airport in Russia to fly to?

    Saint Petersburg Pulkovo is the most popular airport in Russia to fly to at the moment. Out of all our users who flew to Russia in the past year, 37% of them chose to fly into Saint Petersburg’s Saint Petersburg Pulkovo airport. Keep in mind that there may be other airports within Russia that are also a great option to fly to.

  • How much are flights to Russia?

    Flights to Russia have been found on momondo for as low as $124 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be $1,143 and anything for $1,085 or less is a good deal. $3,362 is the most expensive flight we’ve seen in the past week, though you may be able to avoid this price depending on what airport you fly from, what airline you choose, and how far in advance you book your flights.

  • What is the best day of the week to fly to Russia?

    Flying to Russia on a Tuesday or Monday is your best option since this is when flight prices tend to be at their lowest for the week. The most expensive day of the week to fly to Russia is on a Friday.


Can I fly to Russia from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to Russia

Most visitors from United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Russia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Russia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering Russia.

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Medical Insurance Policy - Permitted arrivals must present a medical insurance policy (VHI) that must be valid throughout Russia and cover a possible case of COVID-19 infection.


Can I fly back to United States from Russia?

Returning to United States from Russia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Russia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Russia are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to Russia at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Recent flights found to popular cities in Russia

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Cheapest flight routes to Russia

These routes have the cheapest flights to Russia found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
ChicagoMoscow12h 40m$383
New YorkMoscow12h 50m$416
NewarkMoscow11h 55m$429
WashingtonMoscow12h 40m$459
BostonMoscow13h 10m$501
ChicagoSaint Petersburg13h 55m$503
New YorkSaint Petersburg11h 55m$503
ChicagoKazan19h 10m$509
NewarkSaint Petersburg11h 50m$524
BostonSaint Petersburg12h 45m$525
WashingtonSaint Petersburg14h 00m$527
IndianapolisMoscow17h 30m$539
Los AngelesMoscow16h 50m$549
MemphisMoscow18h 05m$549
MiamiMoscow14h 10m$554
DetroitMoscow17h 20m$556

Best things to do and see in Russia

How long does it take to fly to Russia?

Since both the United States and Russia are such geographically large countries, your travel time on flights to Russia can be quite different depending on your departure and arrival points. For example, if you are departing on Russia flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) you can be at Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) in around 9h and 25min and you can be at Saint Petersburg Pulkovo (LED) in about 11h and 30min. When traveling on cheap flights from Chicago O' Hare International Airport (ORD) your trip time to Saint Petersburg Pulkovo will be about 12h and 5min and to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) the trip will take around 12h and 55min. Finally when booking a ticket and departing from the west coast of the United States from an airport such as Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) your trip time to Moscow Sheremetyevo will be about 11h and 45min whereas a trip to Saint Petersburg Pulkovo will take around 15h and 20min by plane.

Can you get nonstop flights to Russia from the US?

There are three different airports in the United States where you can take direct flights to Russia. From John F. Kennedy International Airport, you can travel to a landing at Moscow Sheremetyevo aboard Aeroflot Airlines. You can also travel on Aeroflot nonstop with a takeoff from both Los Angeles International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Moscow Sheremetyevo. Airports in the United States that offer a departure on one-stop flights to this airport in Russia include Miami International Airport (MIA) with a layover at either Frankfurt am Main (FRA) or Istanbul (IST), George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) with a layover at Hamad International Airport (DOH), and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) with a layover at Vienna Airport (VIE). Instead, if you are looking for one-stop flights with a destination of Saint Petersburg, you can get those in the United States from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) with a layover at Amsterdam (AMS), from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) with a layover at Istanbul, and from Seattle/Tacoma International (SEA) with a layover at Frankfurt am Main.

What is the best way to travel around Russia?

Two of the easiest places to travel to from the United States in Russia are Moscow and St. Petersburg and these are also large cities that are popular with visitors because of so many things to see and do when you are there. When trying to figure out how to travel between these two cities you can find nonstop flights aboard both Aeroflot and Pobeda that make the trip in about 1h and 25min. Another option is to travel by train using a combination of the Moscow Metro to travel to the Komsomolskaya Station from the center of Moscow and then boarding the Russian Railways train offerings to St. Petersburg. The high-speed trains on this route can make the trip between the two cities in about 4h. There are two different classes of seating on the trains and all of the seats are adjustable, offer an individual reading light and a folding table plus there is a dining car. Ecolines also offers a bus service from the airport in Moscow to St. Petersburg and makes the journey in about 10h and 30min.

Does a US citizen need a passport or visa to fly to Russia?

To travel to Russia you will need a valid passport and the passport needs six months of validity beyond your intended stay in Russia. The passport needs to have two pages that are blank per immigration stamp. To travel to Russia, you need a valid visa that is specific for your purpose of travel and you may not arrive in Russia before the date of your visa. To obtain a visa you can do so through the website at the embassy of the Russian Federation.


Popular routes landing in Russia

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
New York to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time12h 50m
Cheapest price$416
Los Angeles to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time16h 50m
Cheapest price$549
Chicago to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time12h 40m
Cheapest price$383
Seattle to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time18h 05m
Cheapest price$561
San Francisco to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time18h 25m
Cheapest price$638
Washington to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time12h 40m
Cheapest price$459
Miami to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time14h 10m
Cheapest price$554
San Francisco to Saratov Flights
Fastest flight time36h 08m
Cheapest price$952
Nashville to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time17h 02m
Cheapest price$567
Boston to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time13h 10m
Cheapest price$501
Tel Aviv to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time4h 20m
Cheapest price$250
Denver to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time19h 22m
Cheapest price$764
Houston to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time18h 00m
Cheapest price$668
San Jose to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time19h 54m
Cheapest price$766
London to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time3h 35m
Cheapest price$223
Dallas to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time26h 54m
Cheapest price$642
Atlanta to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time13h 15m
Cheapest price$578
Yerevan to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time3h 00m
Cheapest price$263
Salt Lake City to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time23h 00m
Cheapest price$602
Oakland, California to Moscow Flights
Fastest flight time19h 29m
Cheapest price$665

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