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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Russia
Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be February, March and April. The cheapest month to fly from India is November.
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If you plan to visit the famous Ganina Yama Monastery during your trip to Russia, it is a good idea to fly from India to Perm International Airport (PEE), as Perm is located around 4h 30min drive from this historical site.
If you want to visit multiple cities during your trip to Russia, major travel hubs such as Moscow and Saint Petersburg offer cheap domestic flights to many other regions in Russia.
New Year’s Eve is a major celebration in Moscow, with thousands of visitors and locals flocking to Red Square. This means that it may be harder to find a direct flight from India to Russia over the New Year period and that flights in late December and early January may be more expensive.
FAQs - booking Russia flights
Direct flights to Russia are available from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport (DEL) to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) when you fly with Aeroflot. On most other routes from India to Russia, your journey will involve at least one layover. This layover will generally take place somewhere in Europe or in the United Arab Emirates, depending on which route and airline you select.
Indian citizens who wish to visit Russia will need to have a visa to enter the country. The type of visa you need depends on which region of Russia you intend to visit and the reason for your trip. Some regions allow visitors to travel from India on an electronic visa, while others will require visitors to apply for a visa with a Russian embassy. E-visas are accepted in Russian regions like Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Kazan. An e-visa usually takes 2-4 days to be processed, while a visa from the embassy will take longer. E-visas are valid for up to 30 days for tourists but cannot be issued to those travelling to Russia for work purposes.
An average direct flight from India to Russia takes 21h 27m, covering a distance of 5046 km. The most popular route is New Delhi - Moscow with an average flight time of 12h 50m.
The cheapest ticket to Russia from India found in the last 72 hours was ₹ 39,157. The most popular route is New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Moscow Vnukovo and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was ₹ 50,098.
Aeroflot flies the most frequently from India to Russia.
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