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Russia (Far East) travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Russia with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Russia.
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Russia travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Russia with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Russia (Far East) - quick facts
|UK +9 to +12 hours
|C + F plug (220V)
✝ = requirements for UK travellers.
Recommended for Russia (Far East)
|Maximum daytime temperature °C
|Hours of sunshine (daily)
|Days with some rainfall
|Sea temperature °C
The Russia weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Vladivostok.
Russia travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Russia from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for Russia (Far East) - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for Russia (Far East) - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Russia (Far East) - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Russia (Far East) - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Russia (Far East) - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Russia (Far East) - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Russia.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Russia travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Russia with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Russia (Far East) - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Russia (Far East) - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Russia (Far East) - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Russia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Russia covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Russia with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Russia (Far East) - Ministry of Health, Russian Federation
- Coronavirus timeline in Russia (Far East) - Our World in Data
Russia travel features
Do you want to learn more about Russia? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Russia.
We don't currently have any travel features on Russia. Discover more about holiday destinations around the world with this selection of general travel articles.
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Russia including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Russia (Far East) due to Covid-19?
Russia (Far East) is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Russia (Far East).
Check out Ministry of Health, Russian Federation for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Russia (Far East)?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Russia (Far East). The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the time difference between Russia (Far East) and the UK?
The time difference between Russia (Far East) and the UK is UK time+9 to UK time+12 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Russia (Far East)?
What is the currency in Russia (Far East)?
The currency in Russia (Far East) is the Russian Ruble (RUB).
Which plugs are used in Russia (Far East)?
Russia (Far East) uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Russia (Far East)?
They drive on the right side of the road in Russia (Far East).
Transport options for Russia (Far East)
Do you need a visa for Russia (Far East)?
Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Russia (Far East).
Check Russia (Far East) visa requirements for all passport holders with iVisa.com*.
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