Sergiev Posad is the largest center of Russian Orthodoxy in the European part of Russia.
Every year thousands of tourists and pilgrims visit the city, fortunately, it is easy to get here from Moscow by public transport.
Every day from the platforms of the Yaroslavl station inMore than 50 electric trains leave the Sergiev Posad side, including those that go to Alexandrov and Balakirevo. The first leaves at 5 am, and the last almost at midnight. The journey takes about an hour and a half. This way to get to Sergiev Posad has two advantages. First, the journey begins from the center of Moscow, and, secondly, delays in the way are unlikely, the trains run strictly on schedule. Specify the time of departure of trains can be on the official website of RZD.
This type of public transport representsAccelerated train. The Sergiev Posad Express makes only one intermediate stop in Pushkino and it takes one hour. Twice a day there are high-speed trains with five intermediate stops, but the journey to them takes only a few minutes more. The fare is about 1.5 times higher compared to a regular train.
You can leave the metro VDNH. On the alley leading to the exhibition center, you need to find a bus stop No. 338 to Sergiev Posad. Departure every 10 minutes. The travel time will be an hour and a half, during peak hours, delays due to traffic jams on departure from Moscow, in Mytishchi and in the Pushkino region. In the city bus takes stops at Factory, Vorobyevskaya and Cooperative streets.
From Shchelkovo bus station buses go to Kostroma, Uglich and Rybinsk. They make an intermediate stop in Sergiev Posad at the bus station.
To get to Sergiev Posad by car,It is necessary to leave Moscow along the Yaroslavl highway and move about 40 km after crossing with the Moscow Ring Road, without turning around. After turning to Radonezh and Vozdvizhenskoe, it is necessary to be attentive, however, the junction of the Yaroslavl highway with a branch to Sergiev Posad will not be noticed. After it you need to go about 15 km, in the vicinity of the city the road becomes the Moscow Highway and passes into the Red Army Prospect.