There are hundreds of trains running across Russia and the Trans-Siberian network; departing at different times, and taking varying journey times. Because of this, choosing the best train for you can be daunting. To try and simplify this for you, we have put together timetables for each of the main Trans-Siberian routes, containing the schedules for the most popular trains on those routes.
Planning an adventure on the Trans-Siberian railway can seem like a daunting prospect, so we have pulled together a few words of advice on how best to prepare for what is sure to be a once in a lifetime experience.
There is no better way to get a feel for a destination, or an adventure, than by reading what your fellow travellers have to say; to get a feel for what they experienced, what they saw, and who they met along the way.
Now that you have had a chance to research your Trans-Siberian adventure a little deeper, it is time to take the leap and start thinking about booking! Real Russia can help you every step of the way, from securing the relevant visas, to booking rail tickets, accommodation and excursions. We even have a selection of packaged tours to make your planning even easier!
Destinations – Where can you, or should you, visit along the Trans-Siberian?
Timetables – Find out when the most popular Trans-Siberian trains visit each city along this historic route.
Live rail schedules – Check out the live rail times for all routes within Russia.
Ticket prices – Find out how much, on average, you can expect to pay for Trans-Siberian rail tickets.
Rail ticket tariffs and discounts – Take a look at the tariffs and discounts we offer to give you the best value rail tickets possible.
A guide to Russian rail travel – Answers to all the questions you ever had about Trans-Siberian rail travel.
Buying tickets – Buy rail tickets for anywhere along the Trans-Siberian, and beyond!
Trans-Siberian visas – Make sure you can enter Russia, China and Mongolia with all the relevant visas.
Trans-Siberian tours – Packaged tours for those that prefer a little more guidance in booking their journey.
Excursions – Pick and choose individual excursions in order to create a personalised Trans-Siberian adventure.
Accommodation – For those nights when you are not on-board you will need somewhere to stay!
Transfers – Travel between train, hotel and airport with ease.