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Moscow Sheremetyevo airport car hire

Airport Code: SVO

When visiting Russia you will most likely fly into one of Moscow's three major airports:

Sheremetyevo International Airport, Vnukovo Airport, or Domodedovo International Airport.  Of the three, Domodedovo is the largest, its the largest in Russia in fact in terms of passenger and cargo traffic, seeing an impressive 20 million passengers per year.  Located 42 km southeast of the centre of Moscow, its the perfect starting point to explore Moscow by Domodedovo Airport car hire.

You can get to and from Domodedovo Airport by Aeroexpress train or the Moscow Metro, but by far the most convenient option is to take a car hire from Domodedovo Airport and preserve the freedom of your own schedule.

Moscow is one of the world's greatest cities and has played an important role in Russian history.  Exploring Moscow will lead you to lavish palaces, world class museums, and one of a kind architecture.

For car rental in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport you will find a variety of car rental companies at the Arrivals Hall, Terminal F in the airport. The following companies offer car rental service in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport:

  • Hertz
  • Sixt

Booking your car hire vehicle for Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport in advance is the best way of getting the best deals and cheap car rental offers in 7 seater, 9 seater or any type of car hire vehicle you need for your stay in Moscow, Russia.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Moscow, Russia

Airport Code: SVO

Telephone: +7 95 578 9101

Distance: Moscow city || 18 Miles / 29 km / 45 minutes by rental car from Downtown Moscow

Address: Leningradskoe Highway, Moscow 103340, Russia

Timezone: GMT+3

Population: 10,126,424


Saint Basil's Cathedral

Looking much like the inspiration for Disneyland, the amazingly colorful onion domes topping this cathedral are a unique sight to say the least.  Nothing similar can be found in the entire millennium of Byzantine tradition from the fifth to fifteenth century.

The Cathedral of Intercession of Theotoks on the Moat, or the Cathedral of Basil the Blessed is a Russian Orthodox cathedral dating back to 1561.  Standing on the Red Square in Moscow it marks the geometric center of the city and the hub of its growth since the 14th century.  Perhaps the geometric center isn't a bad place to start your way around town by Moscow, Russia car hire?

Shukhov Tower

This hyperboloid tower was one of many designed by Vladimir Shukhov, built between 1919 and 1922 as a transmission tower for a Russian Broadcasting tower.  Today the Shukhov Tower in Moscow is at the top of UNESCO's Endangered Buildings list with an international campaign to save it.

Bogdan Khmelnitsky (Kievsky) Pedestrian Bridge

Built from re-used steel from the old steel arch, its main pedestrian walkway and stairs are completely enclosed in a glass canopy, with two open-air side walkways.  There is also a Krasnoluzhsky Road Bridge for your car hire Moscow, Russia if you're not too keen on walking once you get to the other side.

Day Trips

The Red Square

The first destination for most visitors to Moscow is usually the Red Square, in the heart of the city.  Here you can visit St. Basil's Cathedral, the state history Museum, Lenin's Mausoleum, and one of the Kremlin's long brick walls.  

The Red Square

You might notice that the stones that make up the square are black, not red.  The name comes from another meaning of the Russian word "krasniy", meaning "beautiful".

Old Arbat Street

Take your Moscow, Russia car hire out for a day of shopping and souvenir hunting on the kitschy Old Arabat Street.  Here you can find an abundance of tourist cafes, lousy restaurants, artists, and souvenir vendors.  The souvenir prices vary greatly, so shopping around is a must, and it helps to speak Russian.


Once an imperial estate, Kolomenskoye is now a very popular weekend destination for Muscovites and tourists alike.  Here you can find a vast collection of churches and other buildings from the 16th and 17th centuries, including some wooden architecture that was shipped here by the Soviet Government all the way from Karelia.

Located in the south-east of Moscow, enjoy your journey here and take your time with a cheap car rental Moscow, Russia.


Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow

Ul. Balchug 1


Moscow, Russia

Tel +7 495 287 2000

Fax +7 495 287 2002

Renaissance Moscow Hotel

Olympiski prospect, 18/1,

Moscow, 129110 Russian Federation

Phone:  7 495 931 9000

Fax:  7 495 931 9076

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Moscow, Russia

  • Adria Airways
  • Aeroflot
  • Aerosvit Airlines
  • Air Algerie
  • Air Astana
  • Air Baltic
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Air Koryo
  • Air Malta
  • Alitalia
  • Ariana Afghan Airlines
  • Armavia
  • Avianova
  • Belavia Belarusian Airlines
  • Bulgaria Air
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Cyprus Airways
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