Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport Guide (SVO)

Airport info
Code: SVO
Address:
Moscow 103340, Russia
Location:

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport is located 29km (18 miles) northwest of Moscow.

No. of terminals: 5 Dialling code: +7
Telephone:
(495) 578 6565.
Timezone: GMT ++04:00
Map:
Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport map

The second largest of three major airports in Moscow, Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport is located to the northwest of the Russian capital. Our Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport guide includes information on facilities, public transport and hotels, as well as contact details for the airport.

Airport news

There are plans to introduce a third runway by 2030. A new toll motorway linking Moscow and St Petersburg, which will provide a high-speed route to Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport, is currently under construction.

Information

Information desks and touch screen terminals are located in the main halls; these provide up-to-date flight information (tel: (495) 578 6565) and details about the airport and transport to the city.

Website
www.svo.aero/en
Transfer between terminals

Public buses, express buses and free airline shuttles are available for transfer between Sheremetyevo's five terminals, which are split between two separate sites. Terminal A is used solely for business and private flights.

Driving directions

The main road leading to Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport is Leningradskoe Highway, which flows into the M10 motorway from Moscow.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail: Aeroexpress (tel: 8 800 700 3377; www.aeroexpress.ru/en) trains connect directly from Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport to Belorussky Railway Station in central Moscow (journey time: 35 minutes; fare: руб320). Free bus links connect the rest of the airport complex to the Aeroexpress station.

Public transport road

Bus: Regular express buses run 24 hours a day to central Moscow from bus stops outside Terminal B and the bus station on the arrivals level of Terminal F. Bus 851 links to Rechnoi Vokzal metro station, while bus 817 runs to Planernaya metro station. Fares vary between services.

Coach: Coach services operate between Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport and Moscow Central Air Terminal, which is located between the Dinamo and Aeroport metro stations.

Taxi: Taxis to Moscow are available 24 hours a day from the arrivals level of Terminal F and from outside Terminal B; passengers should join the taxi queue for fixed-rate taxis, rather than accepting offers from drivers. The fare to central Moscow is around руб1,800.

Terminal facilities

Money

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport offers banking and bureaux de change facilities, with ATMs available in the arrivals and departures areas of Terminals F and B.

Communication

There are postal, fax, photocopying and international dialling services in Terminal F. Unlimited use of free Wi-Fi is provided in Terminals C, E and F, while it is capped at 180 minutes in Terminal D.

Food

There is a wide choice of restaurants, cafés and bars in each passenger terminal. These encompass a range of international and locally branded establishments, from a cocktail bar serving a range of dishes in Terminal C to a sushi restaurant in Terminal F.

Shopping

A good selection of shops is available in each of the four main terminals. These include duty-free outlets, gift shops, pharmacies and newsagents.

Luggage

Luggage trolleys can be hired in the arrivals hall of Terminal F. A porter service is available to assist passengers on request. Left-luggage offices can be found in Terminals C, D, E and F.

Other

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport has a hairdressers’, medical office and baby care facilities. There are travel agencies in Terminals C and F to assist with tour information and bookings.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The VIP and business lounges in Terminals D, E and F offer a selection of facilities, such as showers, refreshments and communication services. The business centre in Terminal F provides telephone, fax and conference facilities. Additionally, the on-site Novotel Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (tel: (495) 626 5900; www.accorhotels.com) has nine meeting rooms and offers fax and copying services.

Disabled facilities

Wheelchair transfer and special assistance is available between the aircraft and the terminal building on request – passengers requiring such services should inform their airline prior to travel. The Sirius Lounge, in the departures area of Terminal E, is accessible to departing passengers from Terminals D, E and F, and is equipped with internet facilities for the visually impaired and disabled toilets. There are designated parking spaces, which can be booked in advance, free of charge (tel: (499) 988 0448). The Aeroexpress train is accessible to the physically disabled, with assistants on hand to help where required.

Car parking

Short-term parking facilities are available close to the terminals.

Car rental

Car hire company Hertz has an office in Terminal D.

Hotels

There are two hotels at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport. A wider range of accommodation options can be found in Moscow city centre. Our Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport guide includes the following hotels:


Park Inn Sheremetyevo Hotel

(495) 232 2220.

Within walking distance of the airport, the mid-range Park Inn Sheremetyevo Hotel provides free shuttle bus transfers to/from the terminals. The hotel features an on-site restaurant and bar, free Wi-Fi internet access, and a range of business services, including two meeting rooms.

Mezhdunarodnoye Shosse Vladenie 1 , International Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow, Russia

Novotel Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

(495) 626 5900.

Located opposite Terminals D and F, the Novotel Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is linked to the latter by a free shuttle bus service. This 493-room boasts a choice of meeting rooms and restaurants, and provides guests with car parking facilities and a fitness centre with an indoor swimming pool.

Edited by Gavin Haines
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