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Available eSIM Packages



US $6.00


1 GB


7 Days



US $15.00


3 GB


10 Days



US $22.52


5 GB


15 Days



US $40.00


10 GB


30 Days

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eSIM Russia

Russia, spanning both eastern Europe and northern Asia, is the biggest country in the world, occupying almost one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area.

Despite the numerous issues facing modern Russia, the nation has dismantled its iron barrier, attracting tourists to explore the previously hidden ancient riches of Rossiya, the land of many colors. Russian nature is as diverse as its landscapes: from the ancient Smolensk area to the ever-changing Siberian plains, from the snowy Transurals to the Caucasus peaks and Kamchatka fire volcanoes.

Traveling abroad is becoming increasingly popular with eSIMs, as several countries and network providers are accepting them. Russia is not an exception.

Travelers can save money on mobile data plans in Russia by using eSIMs rather than purchasing local SIM cards. A service provider like KnowRoaming offers foreign eSIMs at a minimal cost, with no additional roaming charges.

Electronic SIMs have various advantages over traditional SIM cards. Visitors to foreign countries are no longer required to purchase and insert a SIM card. They can avoid transferring SIM cards by purchasing and activating an eSIM that works across several data networks and locations.

Travelers save money by buying eSIM data plans. Traditional physical SIM cards have significant roaming fees, which can quickly accumulate and result in unforeseen expenses..

Overall, eSIMs offer a simple and inexpensive solution for travelers to obtain consistent mobile internet access while on the go. Let's look at KnowRoaming’s Russia eSIM plans.

How does a Russian eSIM data plan work?

Using eSIMs in Russia is a convenient way to stay connected while traveling. To get the most out of your eSIM, keep a few practical recommendations in mind.

To begin, controlling your data usage is critical to avoid running out of data or paying additional charges. You can monitor your data usage on your smartphone or through the eSIM provider's website.

Second, staying connected in isolated regions might be difficult, so it's always a good idea to study coverage in the areas you'll be traveling in advance. Some eSIM providers provide coverage in distant places, so make sure to check to see whether this is available in your destination.

Finally, if you have any problems with your eSIM, such as connectivity or activation issues, contact your provider's customer service for help.

Before acquiring an eSIM, make sure that your device is compatible with it. Most service providers, such as KnowRoaming, offer guides on eSIM-compatible phones on their websites.

By following these practical guidelines and testing eSIM compatibility with devices, you can make the most of your eSIM and enjoy a seamless and hassle-free travel experience in Russia.

Read our definitive eSIM guide.

How to activate your Russian eSIM package?

An eSIM is really easy to activate and install. The activation instructions for an eSIM are extremely thorough and will be sent to you immediately on screen or via email after you’ve purchased it.

It's crucial to unlock your phone, with your network provider, before buying an eSIM because you can't use an eSIM on a network-locked phone.

After purchasing an eSIM from KnowRoaming for Russia, the installation and activation are easy processes.

To ensure a smooth setup process, we recommend installing your eSIM just before your departure, as installation requires a stable Internet connection, which might not be the case when you arrive in Russia.

Once you have installed your eSIM in your home country, you can turn it off until you reach Russia. The package's activation only occurs when you use your eSIM at your destination.

Scan the QR code on the checkout page or the confirmation email you received from KnowRoaming, then accept and continue with all prompts.

When you arrive in Russia, follow these steps to activate your eSIM on your Android or iOS device:

On Android devices

  • Go to Settings on your phone.
  • Tap on Connections.
  • Tap on Sim Manager.
  • Tap on Mobile Data and set it to your eSIM.
  • When you arrive, go to Settings.
  • Tap on Connections.
  • Tap on Mobile Networks.
  • Turn on data roaming.
  • On iOS devices

  • You need to first switch mobile data to your eSIM.
  • Go to Settings and tap on Mobile Data or Cellular Data.
  • On the Mobile Data page, select the Mobile Data option at the top.
  • Select your eSIM.
  • Turn on roaming for your eSIM.
  • You are now ready to use the Russian eSIM to connect with family and friends and surf the internet.

    Once activated, you can enjoy connectivity and immediate access to data based on your chosen plan.

    Why Choose KnowRoaming?

    With KnowRoaming's eSIM plans, you can access over 200 international destinations. If your travels take you across multiple countries or areas, a single global eSIM will suffice.

    With your eSIM connected to the local network the moment you arrive at your destination, you can rest and enjoy the comfort of fixed-rate data all the way.

    Purchasing an eSIM with KnowRoaming is a simple, four-step process:

  • Choose your package and purchase it.
  • Scan the QR code you receive.
  • Active your eSIM as soon as you reach your destination.
  • To join the local network, enable roaming.
  • The professional support staff at KnowRoaming is always ready to help you if you run into any issues when activating your eSIM.

    For any eSIM-related questions, clients can visit KnowRoaming's website.

    Discover what you need with ease thanks to the user-friendly navigation, and get answers to most of your setup, problems, and other related questions in the "Frequently Asked Questions" section.