World Cup fans roaming Moscow eager to use free shuttles

World Cup fans roaming Moscow eager to use free shuttles
“S” shuttles carry passengers to airports, metro stations, the Luzhniki Big Sports Arena and Spartak Stadium.

Free “S” shuttles have carried over 300,000 fans during over 22,000 trips since the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off 15 June.

“’S’ Shuttles carry passengers to the airports, metro stations, the Luzhniki Big Sports Arena and Spartak Stadium, as well the Fan Fest on Vorobyovy Gory. They deliver spectators to matches and later shuttle them back to the nearest metro stations. Over 100 Mosgortrans drivers carry World Cup fans along special routes on match days,” said Deputy Moscow Mayor and Head of the Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development Maxim Liksutov.

Service intervals total between two and ten minutes, depending on specific routes. People wishing to ride free of charge should show their FAN IDs allowing them to attend World Cup games and match tickets to drivers and ticket controllers.

The following free routes for World Cup fans are stipulated:

— S1 Park Kultury metro station-Luzhniki Stadium

— S2 Akademika Zelinskogo Street (a three-minute walk from Leninsky Prospekt metro station)-Kosygina Street (fan festival zone)

— S3 Aeroport metro station-Sokol metro station-Spartak Stadium

— S4 Sheremetyevo Airport-Spartak Stadium

— S5 Sheremetyevo Airport-Khovrino metro station

— S6 Vnukovo Airport-Salaryevo metro station

— S7 Domodedovo Airport-Domodedovskaya metro station

— S8 Kievskaya metro station-Kosygina Street (fan festival zone).

“S” shuttle schedules are posted on the joint website.

During the games, fans can use 45 bus, trolleybus and tram routes near stadiums and in central Moscow free of charge after presenting their FAN IDs and match tickets.

The World Cup that kicked off 14 June lasts until 15 July. An additional fan zone will open 7 July near Spartak Stadium.