Moscow airport: Moscow Vnukovo International Airport (VKO)

Moscow Vnukovo International Airport

Vnukovo International Airport is Moscow's oldest airport and one of the three international airports near the Russian capital (the other two are Domodedovo International Airport and Sheremetyevo International Airport).

Just like other airports Vnukovo Airport is implementing major expansions. In 2011 the new domestic Terminal A was opened. The entire expansion and modernization plan will be completed in 2015.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: VKO
ICAO airport code: UUWW


Local transport


The Aeroexpress connects the airport with the Kiyevsky train station in Moscow. The journey takes 35 minutes.

Car and bus

Vnukovo Airport is situated 28 kilometers southwest of Moscow. The airport is easily accessible by rental car: the airport lies right next to the Kiyevskoye Shosse (freeway M3). From the center of the Russian capital you take the Leninskiy Prospekt in southwestern direction. This road connects with the M3.

Busses 611 and 611c (express bus) connect the airport with the Yugo-Zapadnaya subway station. Minibuses run from Vnukovo Airport to the Oktyabrskaya subway station.

Car rental Moscow Vnukovo Airport

You can find a counter for car rental in the Arrivals Hall of Terminal A. Only one rental company is present at Moscow Vnukovo Airport: Hertz. For most rental cars the driver needs to be at least 25 years and have at least 1 year driving experience. You can also book your rental car in advance using the service provided by EasyTerra; they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.


You can find taxis of Trans-Free Cabs (Tel. +7(0)495 436 7720) outside the Arrivals Hall. There are fixed rates for various destinations. You can download the current price list from Moscow Vnukovo Airports' website.

Airport Parking

Vnukovo Airport has two parking garages and also a limited number of open-air parking places. The first 15 minutes are for free, after that you pay 50 rubles per 20 minutes. For parking of more than four hours, the day rate of 650 rubles applies.




There are no hotels at Moscow Vnukovo Airport. Eight kilometers southwest of the airport lies the Imperial Park Hotel & Spa (Tel. +7(0)495 428 58 28). Business hotels can of course be found in Moscow's center, including Holiday Inn Lesnaya (Tel. +7(0)495 783 6500), the Metropol Hotel (Tel. +7(0)495 723 5246), Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya (Tel. +7(0)495 627 5550), Baltschug Kempinski Hotel (Tel. +7(0)495 287 2000) and Marriott Grand Hotel (Tel. +7(0)495 937 0000). For more hotels and to book online, you can go to They offer a large range of hotels, at competitive internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

There's a fair number of restaurants, cafés, (snack) bars and shops, but for such a large airport the range is somewhat disappointing.


There are lockers as well as a counter to deposit your baggage near the baggage claim area in the international Terminal B. You pay 50 rubles per day (or part of it), 100 rubles for large suitcases. You can inquire about lost objects with the airport security.


You'll find several information desks in the different terminals for inquiries about Moscow Vnukovo Airport, flight schedules and airport services. Information by telephone via +7(0)495 937 5555.


In the international Terminal B there's a VIP lounge which offers a fax, a photocopier and computers with internet access. Travelers not flying First or Business Class pay an entrance fee of 720 rubles. Moscow Vnukovo Airport also has a separate VIP Hall (Tel. +7(0)495 436 8018) which is also used by heads of state and other dignitaries.

Disabled facilities

Moscow Vnukovo Airport has excellent accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted elevators and toilets, low-hanging telephones and facilities for the hearing-impaired. For assistance you can call +7(0)495 436 8329.

Other services

You'll find banks, exchange offices and ATM's scattered around the terminals. There's a First Aid station near the baggage claim area. The airport also has a fully equipped medical clinic (Tel. +7(0)495 436 8329), for medical interventions.




Moscow Vnukovo International Airport
1st Reisovaya Str 12
119027 Moscow
Russian Federation

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +7(0)495 937 5555
Fax: +7(0)495 436 2503
Email: via contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport code: VKO
ICAO airport code: UUWW