What type of transfer can I use in Domodedovo?

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Domodedovo (DME) is one of three (3) main airports with international service in Moscow and the second-biggest with passenger traffic in Russia. It is located quite far from the center of the city (45Km in south-east) so usually it takes more time to get Moscow center.

Frankly speaking you have the practically same options of Domodedovo transfer as for Sheremetyevo transfer but with some important differences.

How to get Moscow by train?

In Domodedovo you can choose one of 2 (two) option to have a transfer from airport to the city by railway:

Aeroexpress – a speed train that goes to Moscow every 30 minutes with no stops on the way. You can find actual schedule and the fares via link https://aeroexpress.ru/en/domodedovo.html.

To find the exit to the platform you should use Exit 3 and follow special signs. The travel takes you approximately 40-50 minutes and you arrive to Paveletsky Rail Terminal.

Commuter Train – one of the regular trains (a part of Russian railway transport system) which goes with stops to Paveletsky Rail Terminal. The number of stops depends on the route and affects the travel time (nearly one hour). You can check the schedule and the fares using via link: http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en?STRUCTURE_ID=704

Note: Specify Domodedovo and Moscow as a departure and arrival stations accordingly.

The easiest variant to find the way to the platform of commuter trains is to ask at a help desk in the arrival hall.

In both cases you arrive downtown to Moscow and may need additional transfer to your hotel. You can use Moscow Metro: near the terminal there is a Paveletskaya station which connects 2 lines – №2 (Zamoskvoretskaya - green) and №5 (Koltsevaya, circle line – brown) or get a taxi.

How to get Moscow by public transport?

Public transport system provides shuttles to the Domodedovskaya station of Moscow Metro (Zamoskvoretskaya line, green on the map). You can find a bus stop in front of Exit 2 not far from the airport building. You can buy tickets directly in the bus. It is free for children younger than 7 years old. Keep in mind that you should additionally pay for each piece of your luggage. The ride will take you nearly 40 minutes.

Domodedovskaya is a station in the southern part of Moscow so please plan your timeline carefully in case if you choose this type of Domodedovo transfer because you have to use Metro or a taxi service in Moscow to get your final address.

Taxi from Domodedovo to Moscow (airport transfer)

Using taxi from Domodedovo airport to Moscow of course is more expensive than all other variants. But on the other hand it includes the whole route with no necessity to use other types of transport and gives you an opportunity to relax after the flight. To make your travel even more comfortable with no worries at all you can reserve a taxi with English speaking driver in advance via internet.

This method allows you to avoid all issues which you can meet: you can see all fare options in directly in the order form, receive full information before your flight (vehicle number, driver details), a chauffeur meets you in the arrival zone with the sign with your name, helps you with your luggage and belongings and provides you support till the end of transfer.

So if you don’t want to worry about getting any Moscow address then book a taxi and enjoy your ride in a comfortable and secure car.