2018 FIFA World Cup Russia:
Frequently asked questions
It depends on citizenship. Citizens of 32 countries do not need visa for entry. The list of countries with visa-free entry to the RF.
If you need Russian Visa, the easiest way to get it is to book tour through the travel agency and ask for visa support. But you always can apply for the visa yourself, you just need to be prepared. The list of the required documents.
Actually, anyone can visit Russia without visa — in period of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Entry by FAN ID without tourist visa.
A FAN ID is a document that all of tourists have in order to attend any of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ matches. Purchase a ticket, submit an application on this website and get a FAN ID in special centers.
All the tickets to 2018 FIFA World Cup matches can be purchased at the FIFA website. Spectators who purchase tickets to the football matches must fill in an application form with personal data.
You can travel within Russia by trains, planes, buses and cars. Also you can try water transport.
Russian Railways (RZD) is the main railway operator in Russia. Train tickets can be purchased online, there is english version of website
Air flights: you can book tickets on aggregators or websites of air companies.
The bus communication is provided by small regional companies, the time schedule is available in the Internet.
You can rent a car in the major cities.
And you can use water transport, for example ferry and motor ship, to get to some of the cities. Another way of traveling to explore Russia is river cruises.
Free tickets to trains will be available in period of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Over 500 additional trains will be running between the host cities. In order to get a ticket for free train, one will need to provide a FAN ID and a ticket to a game. The train schedule will be available at the website of the Transport Department.