Domodedovo Airport in Moscow - photo by Gary_Bembidger@FlickR
The best airport in Moscow, most comfortable and newly renovated a few years ago. It serves most of the domestic flights (airlines: Sibir, Transaero, Pulkovo, East Line, etc.) and a handful of the major international companies: Swiss Airlines, AirMalta, British Airways, Emirates, El Al, China Eastern, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways).
There are a lot of amenities at the airport: a clean lobby, secure waiting area, good cafes and restaurants, business center.
Domodedovo (DME) Arrivals and Departures
Transport to / from Domodedovo Airport
Domodedovo airport is located about 15 km south of Moscow, and is connected to the city with a highway and a rail link.
Domodedovo - Moscow by Bus.
Express buses depart the airport every 1 hour from 6.00 until 1.00 (from 9.00 until 12.00 and 18.00 to 21.00 – every half-hour). The way takes about 40 minutes- 1 hour. The price is 30R ($1). The buses terminate at Domodedovskaya metro (green line, south).
The official minibuses – shuttles (the companies are “Round Trans” and “Elex Polus”) operate 24 hours, depart every 40 minutes and terminate at Domodedovskaya metro (green line, south Moscow). The trip takes about 30 minutes (if there's no traffic) and costs 50R ($1.60).
The fastest and the best way to get to and from the city is to take "Aeroexpress” – the fast train service to the center of MoscowIt departs Paveletsky railway station (metro Paveletskaya, circle line) every hour on the hour starting from 7.00 until 22.00 (every half hour from 9:00-12:00 and 18:00-21:00). The train departs Domodedovo airport for Moscow center starting from 8.00 until 23.00 every hour on the hour (every half hour from 8:00-11:00 and 19:00-21:00). The one-way trip costs 120R ($4) and takes about 40 minutes.
There’s a café and check-in counters for some airlines at Paveletsky railway station.
There are a few car rental agencies located in Domodedovo airport. The standard price is about $50 per day and you can compare the different providers through our Car Rental search form.
A trip to the center of the city takes about 1 to 1.5 hours, depending on the traffic. It's recommended to use Moscow ring road (MKAD) where possible, to avoid traffic. Also, 7am to 11am and 4.30pm to 8pm are peak hours and you're better off avoiding these times.
A taxi from Domodedovo airport to Moscow center normally costs about $40-$50 (slightly more expensive than Shemetyevo) and takes approximately 1 hour – 1.5 hours if there’s no traffic.
The new bus service between Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports! Domodedovo airport launched the new 24-hour bus service between Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo (terminal 1 & 2) airports. The journey takes about 2 hours (depending on traffic) and one ticket costs 200R ($8), children under 7 travel for free. The tickets can be purchased at Domodedovo airport (domestic Arrival hall) or from the bus driver.
Contacts: Phone: +7 (495) 933-6666, +7 (495) 363-3064 (inquiries)
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