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As a city full of history, Istanbul shines out as an extremely vigorous and colorful cultural center as well. This magnificent metropolis offers a wide range of festivals especially in the summer months. Besides, it is possible to find a couple of concerts, plays and shows to attend each night in Istanbul. Another European city enthralling its guests by various events, Moscow is also as vigorous and colorful as Istanbul. Book your flight with Turkish Airlines now to enjoy a comfortable journey of high quality between these two ceaselessly vigorous metropolises.

Turkish Airlines offers four direct flights in average every day from Istanbul to Moscow. Flights take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at Vnukovo International Airport (VKO) within nearly two hours and fifty minutes. The distance between these cities is roughly one thousand seven hundred kilometers.

Passengers wishing to increase their flight alternatives in this route may also consider the connecting flights over Antalya Airport (AYT) or Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB).

From: Istanbul

Antalya Istanbul Flight Ticket

It is a bit difficult to mention a single tourist center in Istanbul, since these magical city hosts one of a kind beauties around every corner. On the other hand, Taksim and nearby districts are amongst the top most visited spots. Make sure to walk along Istiklal Avenue, have a rest in Nevizade and enjoy yourself in Asmalımescit. You may then walk through the colorful streets and reach Galata Tower to watch the spectacular panoramic view of Golden Horn from the observation deck of the tower.

There are two international airports serving in Istanbul: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul take off from both airports in the city. However, the point of departure for the flights to Moscow is solely Istanbul Airport (IST).

Transportation from the city center to Istanbul Airport (IST)

There are many ways that you can reach Istanbul Airport from Istanbul city center, located approximately 35 km from the airport. By private vehicle you can take the connected TEM and E5 roads to reach the airport. If you wish, you can reach the airport in approximately half an hour for around 100TL.

If you are opting for public transportation, there are scheduled IETT buses and Havaist shuttles that depart from 60 different locations You can find more detailed information on how to reach the airport via our transport information page.

Destination: Moscow

Turkish Airlines Moscow Flights

Famous for its glorious Red Square, Moscow is flooded with millions of visitors throughout the year. Each corner of this charming city full of Ancient Russian architectural works resembles passionately painted canvases. Kremlin and Lenin's Mausoleum are one of the favorite attractions the city offers. Moscow can be visited every season; it cheers you up with its verdant view in summer and is simply amazing under cottony snow in winter…

There are four airports serving in Moscow: Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO), Domodedovo Airport (DME), Vnukovo Airport (VKO) and Zhukovsky Airport (ZIA). Turkish Airlines flights to Moscow land at Vnukovo Airport (VKO).

Transportation from Moscow Vnukovo Airport (VKO) to the city center

Located 28 kilometers from the center and serving in international flights, Vnukovo Airport (VKO) offers various alternatives for reaching the center, including the railway, bus or cabs.

Cabs would be the most comfortable and swiftest option to reach the center. Buses would be an alternative for those wishing to use public transportation. Heading towards the city center from the stations 150 meters from the airport, buses reach the center within nearly thirty minutes. Moreover, you may also use the express train service called Aeroexpress to reach Kievsky Railway Station in the center.

An enjoyable travel awaits you

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