Moscow layover tour

Duration: from 2 to 8 hours 

Group: up to 20

Season: All the year round

Language: English, Spanish

Tour type: Sightseeing, layover tour

Tour price: from 5000 rub per person

Moscow layover tour

Escape the airport and check out a new destination in between your flights. With the Moscow layover tour, you will avoid the hassle of navigating public transport, figuring out what sights you are able to see, and worries about arriving back in time.
Our guide will meet you at the airport and whisk you away for a quick Moscow tour and get you back in time for your next flight.
The Moscow layover tour is also available if you have a mixed airport layover, where you arrive at one airport and depart from another. Besides, you can be met or returned back to any other city location.

Tour description:

1. You will be welcomed at the airport by a representative carrying a Russia E-Guide sign.
2. Getting to the city center by pre-selected transportation (a car or an aeroexpress train).
3. The basic 2-hour sightseeing tour includes:
– a walking tour of Red Square,
– a visit to Kazan Cathedral*,
– Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed*,
– GUM Department Store*,
– Manezh Square,
– Alexander Garden,
– Teatralnaya Square,
– The Bolshoi Theate(from the outside),
– Cathedral of Christ the Savior*.

Optional sights:
– Arbat street,
– Tverskaya street,
– Skyscrapers “Moscow city”
– Poklonnaya hill
– Triumphal Arch
– Stalin Skyscrapers
– Any other of your choice

4. Getting back to your departure airport (or other location within the city)

* might be visited on a daytime tour only:

Opening hours of Kazan Cathedral: 8:00 – 19:00
Opening hours of Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed: 11.00 – 17.00
Opening hours of GUM Department Store: 10:00 – 22:00
Opening hours of Cathedral of Christ the Savior: 10:00 – 17:00 (Tue-Sun), 13.00 – 17:00 (Mon).

Prices of the Moscow layover tour:

Basic Daytime Tour by an Aeroexpress train (6-hour layover) – from 5000 rub per person.
4 PAX or more – 5000 rub per person
3 PAX – 5800 rub per person
2 PAX – 7900 rub per person
1 PAX – 12700 rub

Additional hours – 1500 rub per hour.

The price includes:
– Meeting at the airport,
– Aeroexpress train tickets,
– Public transport tickets,
– A 2-hour tour of the city


Basic Daytime tour by private car** (Recommended for a longer layover, at least 8 hours) – 16400 rub per vehicle (up to 4 persons).

Additional hours – 2000 rub per hour.

The price includes:
– Meeting at the airport,
– A private car (up to 4 persons). Price upon request for more persons.
– 1 hour waiting time,
– Parking expenses
– A tour of the city (2-4 hours).

** We don’t recommend you to take a car for a daytime layover tour, because traffic can be bad. You should have the additional buffer time.


Basic Nighttime Tour by a private car (6-hour layover) – 17800 rub per vehicle.

Additional hours – 2000 rub per hour.

The price includes:
– Meeting at the airport,
– A private car (up to 4 persons). Price upon request for more persons.
– 1 hour waiting time,
– Parking expenses
– A 2-hour tour of the city


Please note!
1. Minimum layover time required for the Moscow layover tour: 6 hours. You must arrive back in the airport no less than a hour before your departing flight. This means that within a 6-hour layover, roughly 2 hours you will spend in the city center.
2. Be aware that you might need to get a Russian transit visa. Passport-holders of some countries do not need visa. Follow this link and find out if you are eligible to visit Russia without visa.
3. There is a luggage storage facility in the airports. We can assist you in getting your bags stored. Please let us know the number of full size bags and hand luggage in advance.

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