The only way to get to Suzdal is by bus. Neither direct trains nor flights are available to the city.
Suzdal Bus station
Suzdal Bus station is located about 1.5 kilometers away from the city centre. Not too close, but still within 20 min walk if you don’t have bulky luggage. Follow Vasilyevskaya Street (Rus: Васильевская улица) which leads to the city centre and passes by Vasilyevsky Monastery.
However, most buses from Vladimir stop at the bus station and go further to the center. Just pay the driver extra for delivery.
Address: 44, Vasilyevskaya st. (Rus: Васильевская улица, дом 44)
Longitude: 40°27’13”E (40.474459)
Latitude: 56°25’9”N (56.4209576)
Phone: +74923120147, +74923121845
Website: www.vladavtovokzal.ru (Rus)
To get to Suzdal by bus
Buses depart from Shyolkovskaya metro station of Moscow every 0.5-1 hour and travels 3-4 hours. There are infrequent direct buses to Suzdal which also depart from Shyolkovskaya. Travel time 4-5 hours. Planning travel to other cities keep in mind that there is direct bus to Suzdal from Ivanovo, Kostroma, Gus Crystal, and Yaroslavl.
Follow the link to see the timetable and purchase the tickets https://bus.tutu.ru (Russian only)
Put Москва (Moscow) into the field “Откуда”, Суздаль (Suzdal) into the “Куда”, choose a date in the field “Дата”, select the number of passengers in the field “Пассажир”.
To get to Suzdal by train
Take a train to Vladimir first, then continue to Suzdal by bus (departures every 30 minutes, travel time about 40 min). Vladimir’s bus station is located right opposite the railway station, so you will not lose much time changing transport.
Trains to Vladimir depart from Kursky railway station in Moscow. The journey takes about 2.5-3 hours. The train timetable. Keep the ticket for the whole of your train journey!
The journey from St. Petersburg to Vladimir by train normally takes 10-11 hours.
The Vladimir’s railway station is a major transportation hub. Trains from Severobaikalsk, Kemerovo, Novy Urengoi, Chelyabinsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm and other cities stop here.