Wheelchair Accessible Public Transportation in Moscow, Russia

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Moscow Public Transportation

The public transportation system in Moscow is moderately accessible, much to the surprise of many. Use of this transportation network will require some planning for disabled travelers, especially those in wheelchairs. An ability to understand and recognize the Cyrillic alphabet will also make its use much easier for travelers of all abilities. The city’s subway system is not accessible to wheelchairs. The vast majority of city buses and trolley buses offer step-free access.

Aeroexpress Train (Airport Express)

The Aeroexpress (Аэроэкспресс in Russian/Cyrillic), or Airport Express, is a rail service which connects the city’s three primary airports with train stations inside the city center. The journeys take approximately 30-45 minutes. Each airport is served by a dedicated Aeroexpress line, each with service to a different railway station in the city. The three routes are listed below:

  • Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) to Belorussky Train Station
  • Domodedovo International Airport (DME) to Paveletsky Train Station
  • Vnukovo International Airport (VKO) to Kievskiy Train Station

Fares on each of the three Aeroexpress trains can be purchased at the airport or rail terminal ticket offices and self-serve kiosks. Tickets may be purchased with cash or major credit card. The fare for tickets is 450 RUB each way or 900 RUB round [...]

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