Moscow Airport car hire - travel in a rental car from Domodedovo, Russia
Moscow Domodedovo Airport - DME is the biggest airport in Russia. Domodedovo is one of the three major airports serving the city of Moscow, together with Sheremetyevo – SVO and Vnukovo – VKO.
This large Moscow airport is located 26 miles (42 km) from the city centre and can be easily accessed from Moscow Ring Road (MKAD), by the designated freeway, the Karhirskoye Road.
See the location of the three main Moscow airports.
Moscow Domodedovo Airport car hire options
Four major car hire brands supply rental car at Moscow Domodedovo Airport.
Avis Rent-A-Car, Europcar, Sixt and Hertz’s rental stations are located in the arrivals hall. Less known, local russian car rental companies will deliver rental cars to the airport on the meet and greet basis.
Map of Moscow Domodedovo Airport terminals available here.
Russian rent a car companies in Moscow
Car hire is available from many other car hire companies in Moscow. Most of them will deliver rental cars to the airport and await the client to sign the car hire contract and hand over the keys. Among those you will find: Alfa Car, Aventa, Biracs Discount Car Rental, Prokat Auto Global Rent and Spector Services.
Some of the above Moscow car rental companies also offer chauffeur driven car hire in Russia.
The large American car rental group Dollar-Thrifty is present in Moscow too, but does not yet as of end 2012 have offices in Domodedovo Airport.
Car hire rates in Moscow-Domodedovo
Moscow is known to be a rather expensive city.
Taking into consideration prices of taxi services in Moscow (one way taxi fare Demodedovo Airport to Moscow city centre is approx. EUR 40), as well as the very complicated Moscow public transportation network, car hire may turn out to be a very cost-effective solution for moving around the city.
With an online search engine of car hire offers, such as Cartrawler Russia, you can plan better your trip to Russia. In few simple steps, Cartrawler compares the rates from major car hire providers in Moscow-Domodedovo.
The cheapest Domodedovo Airport car hire offers usually start from around £200 for a week of Moscow car rental. For this price you can have a Ford Fiesta 5-door (super-mini class) or a similar size vehicle.
A larger and more comfortable class of hire cars can be a better choice for travellers on business trips to Moscow. Rates for 7 days of Moscow car rental of a Toyota Avensis (or similar), start at approximately £350, for a week of car hire in Russia.
If visiting Russia´s capital in a bigger group consider renting a minibus, for example a Mercedes Vito (or similar), with capacity for 9 people and an ample cargo space. A 7-days Moscow car hire of this popular peoples carrier, or a similar vehicle, will cost from around £580 at Domodedovo Airport.
Moscow car hire insurance
All hire cars in Russia are legally insured and the mandatory liability insurance is included in the rate in all Cartrawler online bookings.
A range of additional insurance products are available at the counter, or during the online booking process.
For peace of mind, you may consider purchasing an optional excess coverage insurance. The Mondial Assistance excess insurance is available with online Cartrawler bookings for a price of £5 per day. This insurance has usually a better coverage and in most cases is considerably cheaper than other comparable products offered by car hire suppliers at the counter.
For more information see Mondial Assistance terms and conditions of excess insurance on Cartrawler Russia (Moscow Airport) booking page. Those are available in step two of Cartrawler booking system: click on the ‘Book’ button of the offer and find the link to Excess Reimbursement Insurance Terms and Conditions.
Fly to Moscow – Domodedovo
Flights to Moscow-Domodedovo from the UK are available from British Airways with departures from London-Heathrow Airport.
Other European cities with direct connection to Domodedovo Airport are: Frankfurt, Munich (Lufthansa), Dusseldorf and Berlin (Air Berlin), Brussels (Brussels Air), Geneva, Zurich (Swiss International), Barcelona (Vueling), Madrid (Iberia) and Lisbon (TAP).
Russian carriers VIM Airlines, S7 Airlines and Transaero Airlines fly to Domodedovo from a number of destinations in Europe and across the world.
Moscow Domodedovo Airport, having been primarily used for domestic flights has a wide range of domestic routes and a large number of local Russian airlines operate in Domodedovo.
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