Russia is a vast country that runs the whole width of Asia. It offers you a hugely diverse travel experience, from the very European cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg across the Ural Mountains all the way past the deep and enigmatic Lake Baikal to Vladivostok in the Far East.
Finnair serves Moscow (SVO/DME), St. Petersburg (LED), Samara (KUF), Kazan (KZN) and Yekaterinburg (SVX). We have Russia covered, so book your flights to Russia with us.
Destinations in Russia served by Finnair
You’ll find a visit to Moscow is an extremely rewarding experience. It is a huge and lively city that can be easily traversed using the Metro underground train system. Red Square is a must-see attraction surrounded by the imposing structures of the Kremlin, the State Historical Museum, St. Basil’s Cathedral and Lenin’s Mausoleum.
Petersburg, a Baltic seaport, is home to some amazing historic buildings like the Hermitage and the Winter Palace.
Samara is at the meeting point of the Samara and Volga rivers, with a wealth of history as well as the entertainment you’d expect from such a large city.
Centrally located, Kazan lies on the banks of the Volga River and is home to the Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Yekaterinburg, Russia’s fourth biggest city, is located in the middle of the continent of Eurasia. Given its strong expansion through the years, you will discover a host of skyscrapers covering its landscape, reflecting the city’s aspirations.
Typical food and drink in Russia
You will find that Russia has some wonderfully distinctive national dishes, such as the bright crimson beet and red cabbage soup, borscht, or the tangy and delicious salted herring. Russia’s eastern influence is seen in the mouth-watering shashlik, which are skewers of barbecued spiced meat or fish served with flatbreads and Russian pickles. Mouthwateringly good!
Practical information about Russia
- Currency – Ruble (₽)
- Time Zones – Russia has 11 time zones, from UTC+02:00 to UTC+12:00.
- Tipping – Tipping is not compulsory or expected but is greatly appreciated.
- Electricity – 220 volts or 50 Hz.
- Country Code – +7