Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport

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Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) Guide

General Information

Airport Name:
Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport
Airport Code:
SVO
Location:
29km northwest of Moscow
Phone:
(095) 578 9101
Website:
www.sheremetyevo-airport.ru

Directions & Transportation

Taxi:
Available 24 hours a day from Arrivals level of Terminal 2 and outside Terminal 1. Take the fixed rate taxi rather.
Bus:
The express bus to Moscow leaves from Terminal 1 and Arrivals at Terminal 2. Local bus No 551 or 517 will take you downtown.
Rail:
The airport will be linked with Moscow in late 2004 connecting to Leningrad station.
Road:
Car, Bus, Coach and Taxi.

Airport facilities

Airport Info:
The main halls house information desks. The two terminals have separate telephone numbers for information (tel: (095) 232 6565 for Terminal 1 or 956 4666 for Terminal 2). Intourist guides are available in Terminal 2 and can provide tourist information (tel: (095) 578 5971).
Baggage:
You can hire trolleys in Terminal 2 Arrivals and porterage can be hired. Left luggage counters can also be found in the same Terminal.
Money:
Banking facilities, Post Offices as well as ATMs are available in both Terminals.
More Services:
The airport has a hairdresser, pharmacy and medical office.Both Terminals have Travel Agencies.
Eating & Drinking:
The Moscow Duty-Free shop in Departures.
Shopping:
In the arrival hall is a bar and a snack kiosk and in Departures there are some snack bars.
Business Facilities:
The airport has a business centre in Terminal 2 (tel: (095) 578 7252), which can provide telephone, fax and conference facilities.
Disabled Facilities:
Passengers can be wheeled from the plane to the Terminals, but assistance should be requested on booking.

Useful Information

Airlines Served:
Aeroflot, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Czech Airlines, Transaero
Airport Taxes:
None
Activities near the Airport:
Lenin's Tomb - On Red square is a must in the city to view the former leader who has lain in state since 1924, It could be him or a clever mock up. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts - you'll find most of the classic artists well represented here as well as ancient Greek, Egyptian and Roman art. Upstairs houses more modern works. A not to be missed for the art lover. The Armory Palace - The Kremlins oldest and richest museum and home to the many royal treasures. This will give one a deeper understanding of Moscow's place in world history.
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