The main airport is 28 km northwest of the city. If you have a booking, the Travellers Guest House and top hotels will meet you at the airport. The fee is around $40.00. If you have no booking, use a taxi service (Taxi Blues - fee $30.00) or public transport (bus and metro for under $1). There are express buses outside the arrivals terminal going to Rechnoy vokzal or Planernaya metro.
Information for visitors on moscow airline flights
Airport codes: Bykovo BKA Domodedovo DME Leningradskiy Rail Stn ZKD Paveletskiy Rail Stn. XRK
Sheremetyevo SVO Vnukovo VKO
Airlines: Aeroflot, ul. Koroviy val 7 (tel 095-156-8019). British Airways, 1-ya Tverskaya-Yamskaya 23 (tel 095-363-2525), For flight information at Sheremetevo-2 call 095-956-4666.
American Express: Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya ul. 21a (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm; tel 095-755-9024.
Bookshop: Shakespeare & Company, 1-y Novokuznetskiy per. 5/7 (Monday - Saturday 11 am -7 pm, Sunday noon -6 pm; tel 095-951-9360), Novokuznetskaya metro. English language books, new and second-hand.
Buses: Eurolines - Second floor of the main building at Leningrad Station, tel 095-975-3309.
Embassies: Australia, Kropotkinskiy per. 13 (Mon - Fri 9 am - 12.30 pm & 1.30 - 5 pm; tel 095-956-6070); Canada, Starokonyushenniy per. 23 (Mon - Fri 8.30 am - 5 pm; tel 095-956-6666); Great Britain, Smolenskaya nab. 10 (Mon - Fri 9 am -1 pm & 2 - 4 pm; tel 095-956-72 00); Ireland, Grokholskiy per. 5 (Mon - Fri 9.30 am - 1pm & 2.30 - 5.30 pm; tel 095-937-5911); New Zealand, Povarskaya ul. 44 (Mon -Fri 10 am - noon & 2 - 4 pm; tel 095-956-3579); USA, Novinskiy bulvar 19/23 (Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm; tel 095-728-5000).
Emergencies: For medical assistance, American Medical Center, Grokholskiy per. 1 (tel 095-933-7700, European Medical Centre, 2-oy Tverskoy-Yamskoy per. 10 (tel 095-787-7000.
Exchange: Currency exchanges and ATMs all over Moscow.
Internet: cafés Chevignon at Stoleshnikov per. 14 (tel 095-733-9205; Teatralnaya metro); Internet Cafe, Novoslobodskaya ul. 16 (Mendeleyevskaya metro); Internet Club, Kuznetskiy most 12 (tel 095-250-6169; Kuznetskiy Most metro).
Laundry: Try California Cleaners - for instance at Petrovska 27 (Mon - Sat 10 am - 10 pm; tel 095-200-6400) or Noviy Arbat 54 (daily 10 am - 8 pm; tel 095-241-0761).
Pharmacy: Staryy Arbat, Arbatskaya ul. 25; Multifarma, Tursistkaya ul. 27; 24hr pharmacy at pr. Mira 71.
Post office: Central Telegraph Office at Tverskaya ul. 7 (8 am -10 pm); the Main Post Office ( glávniy póchtamt ) is at Myasnitskaya ul. 26/2, 101000 (daily 8 am - 8 pm), near Chistye Prudy metro. Express postal services via Courier Service, Bolshaya Sadovaya 10 (tel 095-209-1735; Mayakovskaya metro); EMS Garant at the International Post Office, Varshavskoe shosse 37 (tel 095-728-4151); PXPost, Zorge ul. 10 (tel 095-956-2230).
Railway tickets: Buy cheaply at the stations or pay small commission from one of hundreds of agencies. Conveniently located in the centre is Intourtrans at Petrovka 15/13 (tel 095-929-8855).
Student Travel: Star Travel at Baltiyskaya ul. 9 (tel 095-797-9555).
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