If you do not speak or understand Russian, the Moscow Metro can seem complicated to use. However, when you begin using it you will quickly realize that in reality it is very simple. Moreover, the Moscow Metro is also an important tourist attraction due to the beauty of some of the stations. I will explain to you what stations are worth a visit. Article published on December 15, 2015 and updated
2.3. Metro, bus and taxi in Russia
It is very useful to know how transport methods work inside cities to move quickly through public transport (Metro, bus, trolleybus and tram) or by taxi.
I explain how public transport works in Russian cities and what transport cards are worth buying, such as the Troika card in Moscow. I also explain how to book taxis online.
Long-distance buses continue to be a means of transport widely used in Russia for trips between cities, as they offer routes and schedules that trains often don’t cover. In this article, I will explain in which cases it is convenient to travel by bus in Russia and how you can buy tickets online in advance. 1. Is traveling by bus through Russia worth it? Russia is the largest country in the
The best way to get around St. Petersburg is by public transport, either by metro or by bus. In this article I will tell you about the transport tickets that are worth buying to move around the city in public transport. 1. Public transport in St. Petersburg In St. Petersburg you can use the public transport and go to places by metro, bus, trolleybus and also by tram in some areas. In
If you are spending a few days in Moscow, you will be most likely interested in buying the Troika card, which allows you to use all public transport in the Russian capital (Metro, bus, trolley bus and tram) at very low prices. What is the Moscow Troika card? The Troika Card is a reusable contactless plastic card that allows you to travel on all means of public transport in Moscow that was
Taxi service is a bit different in Russia, given the large number of “pirate” taxi drivers that exist in the country. In this entry I explain how to catch a taxi in large Russian cities like Moscow or Saint Petersburg and provide recommendations on how to do it and how not to. Introduction On trips through the center of large cities like Moscow or Saint Petersburg, the option that I prefer