The average price of a 7-day trip to Moscow is $1,416 for a solo traveler, $2,543 for a couple, and $4,768 for a family of 4. Moscow hotels range from $30 to $152 per night with an average of $52, while most vacation rentals will cost $170 to $570 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Vnukovo Airport (VKO) are between $517 and $1,380 per person for economy flights and $1,622 to $4,330 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $20 to $45 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Moscow, RU

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to VKO and stay in a Moscow hotel:

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • July 23rd to December 23rd

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Moscow is usually early October.

 

Average Moscow Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Moscow for a week is $640-$2,331($91-$333 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $45 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $290 to $1,242 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $48 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $106 to $129 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Moscow for a week is $1,524-$4,164($218-$595 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $90 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $580 to $2,484 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $48 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $106 to $129 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Moscow for a week is $2,140-$7,464($306-$1,066 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,160 to $4,968 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $96 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $159 to $206 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Moscow

How cheap can you make a vacation to Moscow? The cheapest trip to Moscow is about $71 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $26.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Moscow for a week is $500-$1,783($71-$255 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $12 to $25 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $290 to $1,242 for economy

Lodging: $26 to $30 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Moscow for a week is $874-$3,200($125-$457 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $50 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $580 to $2,484 for economy

Lodging: $26 to $30 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Moscow for a week is $1,688-$6,256($241-$894 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $100 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,160 to $4,968 for economy

Lodging: $52 to $60 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $98 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Moscow cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Moscow Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Moscow.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Moscow for a week is $1,269-$11,397($181-$1,628 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $99 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $589 to $3,180 for first class

Lodging: $69 to $152 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $570 to $1,254 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Moscow for a week is $2,124-$15,270($303-$2,181 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $198 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,178 to $6,360 for first class

Lodging: $69 to $152 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $570 to $1,254 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Moscow for a week is $4,248-$27,528($607-$3,933 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $396 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,356 to $12,720 for first class

Lodging: $138 to $304 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $912 to $2,006 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Moscow Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Moscow is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Moscow due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Moscow Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Moscow hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Moscow.

 

Flight Costs to Moscow

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,380 average in early to mid July to a low of $517 in early October. Median flight price is $444. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Moscow our data includes 205 originating airports, and 116 airlines. The area has much more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Moscow from an airport like Salta (SLA) in Salta (Argentina) for an average $8,651 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Begishevo (NBC) in Naberevnye Chelny (Russia) at an average of just $63.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Saturday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Moscow, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $864, so you can easily save about 167% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Moscow can easily cost $190 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $12 per person. Private tours can cost $373 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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