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Flights to Russia in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 999Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 547From Toronto to Moscow
One-way fromC$ 434One-way flight from Toronto to Moscow

Cheapest prices for Russia flights by month

January
C$ 987
February
C$ 970
March
C$ 1,022
April
C$ 1,067
May
C$ 1,025
June
C$ 1,084
July
C$ 1,284
August
C$ 1,255
September
C$ 1,095
October
C$ 1,047
November
C$ 1,039
December
C$ 1,206
February is currently the cheapest month to fly to Russia. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Russia?

YTO - MOW
Price
C$ 970 - C$ 1,561
MOW
Temperature
-3 - 24 °C
MOW
Rainfall
35 - 94 mm
Flying to Russia in February is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Russia then July is statistically the hottest. June is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Russia?

The best time to book flights to Russia is 61 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Russia?

The cheapest flights to Russia are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Russia?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Russia. Flights at noon are usually the most expensive.

The huge country of Russia straddles two continents, contains 11 different time zones and has a landscape that varies from the domes of Moscow to the frozen landscapes of Siberia.

Moscow is the capital city, and arrival point for many flights to Russia. Here are some of the biggest tourist attractions: the Kremlin, Red Square and hedonistic clubs. Stately St Petersburg was capital of the Russian Empire for more than 200 years until the revolution in 1917. Its cityscape is magnificent, with awe-inspiring public buildings and its treasures straight out of a fairytale.

But though most travellers who book flights to Russia plan on visiting at least one of its main cities, away from the urban centres is a country of huge diversity. Russia contains more than 30 national parks. There is skiing and snowboarding at Mount Cheget and Mount Elbrus.  The Lapland Biosphere Reserve in Murmansk is naturally popular during Christmas time, and is home to reindeer, elks, brown bears and wolves. If you have time, take one of the epic train journeys across the country to watch the scenery unfold.

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How popular are flights to Russia this year?

Russia has seen a 62% decrease in demand for flights to the country compared to last year.

Russia climate

Russia is an enormous country with extremely different climates. It will get colder the farther north you go. For most of the country, summers are quick and winters far too cold and long. 

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When is the best time to fly to Russia?

Peak Season:
Moscow and St Petersburg are two of the most popular tourist destinations and they can be visited for most of the year. Moscow’s temperatures can range between -30 to 30 degrees Celsius; St Petersburg’s average winter temperature is about -10 degrees Celsius and summer highs are about 25 degrees Celsius.

St Petersburg enjoys White Nights when the sun does not set until after 10pm – twilight melts into dawn – between late-May and early-July.

Off Season:
Winters are bitterly cold. If you look for cheap flights to Russia in the off-peak season, be sure to bring plenty of warn clothes.

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Getting around Russia

Because of Russia’s size, it can be easiest to fly if you’re planning on visiting different parts of the country. Aeroflot Russian Airlines is the national airline and has a comprehensive domestic flight network. It flies from Moscow to several cities including St Petersburg, Kazan, Samara and Vladivostok. A number of other airlines offer services, including S7 Airlines and Transaero.

The Trans Siberian railway is the longest railway in the world and possibly one of the most famous. It starts in Moscow and makes its way through Nizhni Novgorod, Kirov, Ekaterinburg, Omsk and over to Vladivostok. This is an amazing way to see the country.

Bus travel is also cheap and links cities and towns around Russia, but is not very comfortable. The main bus station in Moscow is called Schyolkovsky Bus Terminal.

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