Connecting two important Russian cities, Moscow – St. Petersburg Railway is a very busy one. There are about 20 express and high-speed trains daily, not to count numerous suburban trains. You can ride an overnight train which takes about 8 hours or a high-speed Sapsan train which will deliver you from one city to the other in 4 hours. There are nice and inexpensive trains on the route, such as Double-Decker and Smena, and very luxurious ones, like Grand Express and the Red Arrow. Please, browse this section to learn about Moscow - St. Petersburg trains as well as railway stations in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Russia has railway connection with many European countries. Travelling to Russia by train might be a good alternative to flying, since you can enjoy some marvelous countryside views on the way. Most of the trains operating on Europe – Russia routes are nice and comfortable, many so-called ‘firmenny’ (branded) trains are among them. Brand new high quality trains operate on Paris – Berlin – Moscow, Nice – Milan – Moscow, and Helsinki – St. Petersburg – Moscow routes. Electronic tickets are available on most of the routes, although there are still some destinations where paper tickets remain the only option. Please, browse this section to find information on Europe – Russia train schedules, train descriptions, route maps and much more.
Going through two continents and connecting about 100 cities, Trans-Siberian is the most popular tourist train route. The route has three branches: Trans-Siberian (connecting Moscow and Vladivostok), Trans-Mongolian (going from Moscow to Beijing through Ulan Bator in Mongolia) and Trans-Manchurian (running from Moscow to Beijing through Chita and Manchuria). In this section you can find Trans-Siberian train schedules and descriptions, as well as route maps and information on the most cities along Trans-Siberian route.
Golden Ring of Russia is another very popular tourist destination. Golden Ring cities are located to the northeast of Moscow. These are ancient cities with rich history, marvelous architecture and very relaxing atmosphere. Most of these cities can be reached by train departing from Moscow. In this section you will find information on trains to Vladimir, Yaroslavl, Sergiev Posad, Rostov and other Golden Ring cities along with information on history and main attractions of these cities. Learn more
Get ready to be whisked along on a smooth and magical ride on the Trans-Siberian Railway.