Flights from Russia

The largest country in the world is, quite fortunately, connected to the rest of the globe through a series of excellent aviation hubs. Explore new and exciting countries from Russia with Skyscanner’s handy search tools, where you can locate your nearest airport and review the direct and connecting flights available to you.

There are over 100 airports providing links either around Russia or out to international destinations in Russia. You’ll find though that the busiest and most comprehensive facilities are in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The top 10 airports in the nation are:

·         Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO)

·         Moscow Domodedovo International Airport (DME)

·         Moscow Vnukovo International Airport (VKO)

·         Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport (LED)

·         Sochi International Airport (AER)

·         Koltsovo Airport (SVX)

·         Tolmachevo Airport (OVB)

·         Pashkovsky Airport (KRR)

·         Ufa International Airport (UFA)

The three airports in the capital of Moscow, and the St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport (LED) are the primary hubs for this country, and usually travellers will depart to international destinations from these ports. Fly to over 140 destinations with Ural Airlines, S7, Etihad Airways, Aegean Airlines, Thai Airways, Vueling, Royal Jordanian, Brussels Airlines, Emirates, Lufthansa, Iberia, British Airways, Air India, Swiss Air, and many others.

Popular flights from Russia

If you’ve been to the spectacular cities of Russia, the colourful Moscow and the imperial St. Petersburg, then you must make your next trip to Irkutsk (IKT). Visitors to this city located on the Trans-Siberian railway, will be drawn to this place primarily because of the remarkable UNESCO-listed Lake Baikal, the largest freshwater lake in the world. In summer, the lakeshore accommodates people wanting to take advantage of invigorating swimming, but in the winter, when the lake freezes over, this place takes on a magical feel.

Leave Russia behind for the treasures of Sarmakand (SKD), once a principal stop on the Silk Road, this incredible city of Uzbekistan holds within its heart the gorgeous Gur-e-Amir and Shah-i-Zinda mausoleums, and the Bibi Khanym Mosque. The best thing about it is that you can be exploring its streets in less than five hours of flying time.

However, if you’re looking for warmer temperatures, there are plenty of wonderful winter getaways you can organise. Fly to Los Angeles (LAX), the home of Hollywood, and filled with great cultural attractions from watching the Lakers throw a three-pointer in the Staples Centre, to surfing in Santa Monica, and shopping in Beverly Hills, there is something here for every traveller.  

Where to find cheap flights from Russia

The airports in Moscow and St. Petersburg are generally the most cost-effective places to fly from as there are far more airlines competing for routes. Look for low-cost carriers on your route too, as these are no-frills airlines that will provide cheaper air travel for passengers that are on a budget.

Flexible flying is also important, with our calendar tool you can review the best time of year to travel, and this is often during low seasons, typically winter for much of the world, or the wet seasons for the tropical destinations. Flying mid-week is also a sure-fire way of finding cheaper flights, so avoid weekends and you can book a deal.

Lastly, if you can, searching and reserving your flights well in advance can really help you save cash. So as soon as you know where and when you want to go, get booking!


Please note that information is correct as of March 2017

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