Send money online to Russia using your mobile or our website – simple, fast, and reliable

If you want to send money to Russia quickly, reliably, and conveniently, you’re at the right place with Western Union. Our international money transfer service offers a range of options to meet your needs.

If you’re new to Western Union, you can sign up for free.



At Western Union, we understand you have different needs when you send money to Russia.

We offer a range of options to meet those needs. If you need speed, your receiver can get cash in minutes** at any one of our 35,000 locations**** in Russia.


Here’s an overview of our options:

Send from your bank account. For a 5 EUR transfer fee*, your receiver will get their cash in minutes at one of our 35,000 agent locations in Russia****.


Pay with your credit card. For a transfer fee* starting at 4.90 EUR, your receiver will get cash in minutes** at one of our 35,000 agent locations in Russia****.


Get more information about our options and transfer fees for sending and receiving money here. 

Enjoy simple money transfers with no hidden costs. 

Western Union – fast and reliable money transfers from Germany to Russia.



How do I send money with Western Union?

Log in or sign up.

Choose your country and the amount you want to send.

Enter the receiver’s information.

Choose your payment method and confirm your transfer.

When you get our confirmation email, share your transfer number (MTCN) with your receiver.

Sign up for free today with Western Union. Use our fast and reliable money transfer service from Germany to Russia – online, mobile, or in person. Anywhere, any time.



Why choose Western Union?

Reliable service for more than 145 years.

Ability to send money directly from your bank account**.

Receive cash payments in minutes** at more than 35,000 locations**** in Russia.

Fixed exchange rates***.

No fees for your receiver***.

Send up to 5,000 EUR per transfer, after your identity has been confirmed.



We reward your loyalty
If you send money regularly with Western Union, we reward you with advantages. As a WU Gold Card member, you receive points for every money transfer. Use these points later at to get a discount on your next transfer. As a loyal sender, you also get text notifications and the chance to enter exciting contests at Discover the loyalty advantages of the WU Gold Card here.




* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice. Online offer only when paying with bank account.

** Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.

*** Due to local restrictions in some countries the exchange rate is fixed on receive in which case the send amount is only an estimate.

****Agent location count valid as of 31 March 2016