Transport in Russia

Information on the legalities and practicalities of getting around Russia by road, rail, air and sea…

From driving a car to riding a bike or using public transport, there are plenty of ways of getting around Russia’s cities, as well as crossing the vast country – some more safe than others.

This section contains information regarding the legalities and practicalities of the various modes of  road travel, as well as details of public transport in Moscow and St Petersburg.

Russia’s roads may be congested and hazardous, but there is an extensive rail network that can be used to travel around the country, as well as internal air links. Details are covered on the following pages.