Your itinerary is booked. Your leave from work has been approved. Your restaurant reservations are made. And you’re itching to go. The only question left is this: how to reach Russia? There are many modes of transport and routes that you can take to reach this transcontinental country, depending on where you are getting there from. We’ve got the low-down for you in this article, covering everything you need to know about how to get to Russia. If you’re visiting Russia from India, you will have to fly into the country. Yes, some people have driven from India to Russia by car and it is possible; however, this trip will can take many, many days and requires multiple permits. To fly into Russia, you have both direct and non-direct flights, depending on your budget and the time that you are willing to spend in transit. The only airline that offers direct flights from both Delhi and Mumbai is Aeroflot, the flag carrier and the largest airline of Russia. If you are willing to consider a flight with one or two stops, there are many more options available, and these tickets can be cheaper as well.
If you are travelling to Russia from Europe, you have many more options available. Central and Eastern Europe is well connected to both Moscow and Saint Petersburg by train. There are also some bus companies that offer bus rides into Russia from cities like Helsinki and Tallinn. Driving down to Russia as part of your European road trip is also a fun experience, but make sure to check on the required permits and documents beforehand! To learn more about the wonderful country of Russia and find the best way to get there, based on your trip, budget and personal preference, head into your local SOTC branch and we will sort you out with everything you need to know and help you plan a memorable trip with our Russia Tour Packages .