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Population:143.5 million
English Speakers:5%
Country Code:7
Emergency Services:112
Drives On:Right
Time Zones:UTC +3 to UTC +12

Car Hire in Russia

Russia is quite simply breathtaking. Encompassing windswept steppes, snow-capped peaks, awe-inspiring cities, and fairytale villages, this vast land is more like a collection of countries than a single nation - making it the perfect destination to explore in your Nova rental car.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Russia with Nova?

Use Nova Car Hire and you gain from the expertise of one of the world’s oldest online car hire brokers. With experience dating back to 1997, Nova Car Hire knows how to negotiate the best car rental deal for you from its network of suppliers. We also work ceaselessly to ensure our quotation and booking systems are as convenient and straightforward for you to use as possible, so you can avail of the best value car hire within minutes.

Car Hire Requirements in Russia

When collecting your hire car in Russia, make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in Russia

Located in the capital, Moscow Domodedovo Airport is Russia's busiest airport, followed closely by Sheremetyevo, also in Moscow. St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport is the next biggest in terms of passenger numbers. Other busy airports in Russia include Vhukovo in Moscow, Koltsovo in Sverdlovsk, and Kurumoch International Airport in Samara.

Russia Driving Rules & Regulations

In Russia, it is illegal to give lifts to hitch hikers, drive without dipped headlights in daylight, or drive a dirty car. Your car should contain a warning triangle, headlamp converters, a first aid kit, and a fire extinguisher. Driving in Russia in winter is treacherous, so ensure you have winter tyres fitted on your rental car and snow chains to hand.You'll find further information on Russia's rules of the road here.

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