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Shipping costs to Moscow, Russia

Shipping to Moscow, Russia From Nicosia, Cyprus

Shipping Times

1 - 3 days by air

5 - 8 days by sea
Estimated Shipping Costs to Moscow, Russia

1 bed flat

£1,620 - £1,791
£6,482 - £7,163

3 bed house

£2,493 - £2,755

5 bed house

£3,740 - £4,133

Shipping Container Costs to Moscow, Russia

The immensely compelling city of Moscow is the capital of Russia and is known throughout the world for its vast size and fascinating, lengthy history. Moscow is Russia's centre of politics, science, economics and culture and is also the most populous city in the country. Russia is world famous for its excellence in the arts and Moscow is home to many fine establishments of this kind, including the Tretyakov Art Gallery, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and not forgetting the highly respected Bolshoi Ballet. The metro is one of the best public transit systems in the city. It is clean, efficient and cheap and you'll be stunned at the beautiful, marble-faced metro stations. Summers in Moscow are usually hot and humid, and the winters can get very cold, so be sure to pack your furs and be prepared to bundle up. Whilst English is often spoken in Moscow, there are many places in the city where expats can learn to speak and read Russian, which is advisable. The city has a vibrant nightlife, offering many bars, restaurants and clubs. Moving to Moscow will prove to be an exciting, interesting adventure for you and your family. Shipping your belongings to Moscow should be much easier than getting through the city's cold winters. For those who need assistance with choosing a shipping container size, here's a simple guide: a 40-foot container should hold the items in a 4 or 5-bedroom house, or a 3-bedroom house plus a family car. If you have less to move, a 20-foot container should hold the items from a 3-bedroom house.

40ft Shipping Container

67 Cubic Meters | 12.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 40ft Container

Price: £4,737 - £5,235

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20ft Shipping Container

33 Cubic Meters | 6.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 20ft Container

Price: £2,493 - £2,755

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Car Shipping Costs to Moscow, Russia

In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.

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Car Shipped by Sea Freight

Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)

Base Price: £2493 - £2755

Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500

Price: £3,493 - £5,255

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Unusual Restricted Items

Live Animals


Cats, dogs and birds must have a veterinarian health certificate.

Dairy and Meat Products


Dairy and meat products from Armenia and Georgia are prohibited.

Photographs and Printed Matter


Photographs and printed matter that are directed against the Russian Federation are banned.



All types of narcotics are prohibited.


Plant & Animal Products

Sturgeons and products made from them are forbidden.

Poultry and Poultry Products

Plant & Animal Products

Poultry and poultry products from China are prohibited.

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