Trans Siberian Railroad is the longest in the world (nearly 10000 km),
connecting European Russia with Siberia and Russian Far East.
The classic Trans Siberian tour starts at
Yaroslavsky train station in Moscow and ends at Vladivostok train station
(or vice versa).
Trans Mongolian and Trans Manchurian routes are popular options of the Trans Siberian.
Trans Mongolian railroad goes via Ulaan Baatar in Mongolia while Trans Manchurian bypasses Mongolia and
the train turns to China in Zabaikalsk.
Price per place, one way, in EURO.
1st class place = 1 place in a cabin with 2 berths OR 2 places in a cabin with 4 berths.
Prices for other Trans Siberian train routes and stopovers are available on request.
All prices and times are subject to change.
Example Day by Day Itineraries
Trans Mongolian Train #4 from Moscow to Beijing via Ulaan Baatar
Day 1 - Moscow. Departure (~21:35, Tuesday)
Day 2 - Vladimir (~01:00), Nizhny Novgorod (~04:22)
Day 3 - Ekaterinburg (~00:04), Novosibirsk (~19:35)
Day 4 - Krasnoyarsk (~07:20)
Day 5 - Irkutsk (~01:22), passing Baikal, Ulan Ude (~08:43),
crossing Russian - Mongolian border (afternoon)
Day 6 - Ulaan Baatar (~07:35)
Day 7 - Beijing (arrival ~14:04).
Trans Manchurian train #20 "Vostok Express" from Moscow to Beijing via Zabaikalsk
Day 1 - Moscow. Departure (~23:55, Saturday)
Day 2 - Vladimir (~03:00), Nizhny Novgorod (~06:30)
Day 3 - Ekaterinburg (~01:47), Novosibirsk (~21:45)
Day 4 - Krasnoyarsk (~09:36)
Day 5 - Irkutsk (~03:31), Ulan Ude (~10:52)
Day 6 - Zabaikalsk (~13:06), crossing Russian-Chinese border (afternoon)
Day 7 - Beijing (arrival ~05:20).
Trans Siberian Train #2 "Russia Express" from Moscow to Vladivostok
Day 1 - Moscow. Departure (~23:45, odd dates),
Day 2 - Vladimir (~02:52), Nizhny Novgorod (~05:44)
Day 3 - Ekaterinburg (~01:51), Novosibirsk (~22:20)
Day 4 - Krasnoyarsk (~09:36)
Day 5 - Irkutsk (~02:55), passing Baikal Lake, Ulan Ude (~09:50)
Day 7 - Khabarovsk (~11:24), Vladivostok (arrival ~23:11).
Popular Trans Siberian Stopovers
Vladimir - Golden Ring town.
Ekaterinburg - industrial and cultural center of Ural region.
Ural mountains divide Europe and Asia.
Novosibirsk - the biggest city in Siberia and 3rd largest in Russia. Beautiful Altay mountains
are in about 400 km.
Krasnoyarsk - center of Krasnoyarsk region, 2nd biggest city in
Siberia, is situated on the shore of the Enisey River.
Irkutsk - probably the most popular city to make a stop in during a
Trans Siberian tour. From Irkutsk, it is only 60 km to Listvyanka village on the shore of famous Baikal Lake.
Ulan Ude - capital of Buryatia republic,
situated on the Eastern shore of Baikal. Another popular stopover during a Trans Siberian tour.
Ulan Ude is famouse for several Buddhist Monasteries located in the area.
Vladivostok - city on the Russian Far East, port on the Pacific ocean.
It is the ending point of the Eastbound Trans Siberian Tour or the starting point of the Westbound Trans Siberian tour.
Ulaan Baatar - capital of Mongolia.
Beijing - capital of China.
Traveling from Moscow to Irkutsk
You can leave from Moscow To Irkutsk daily, several trains are operated between these cities.
Travel time between Moscow and Irkutsk is 74 - 86 hours depending on train.
Traveling from St. Petersburg to Irkutsk
From St. Petersburg to Irkutsk you can leave every odd date
(for example 3rd, 5th, etc. of the month) by:
Train #10 "Baikal" St. Petersburg ~16:22 - Irkutsk ~12:39 (local time), total ~87h17min.
Traveling from Irkutsk to Ulan-Bator
From Irkutsk to Ulan-Bator you can get the following trains:
a) #004 every Saturday (1st and 2nd class)
b) #006 every Sunday (1st and 2nd class)
c) #006 every Monday (1st and 2nd class)
d) #362 daily (2nd class only)
Trains #004 and #006 leave from Irkutsk for Ulan-Bator at about 07:00 a.m. (local time).
Travel time between Irkutsk and Ulan-Bator is about 25 hours.
Train #362 leaves rom Irkutsk for Ulan-Bator at about 21:50 (Local time)
Travel time between Irkutsk and Ulan-Bator is about 33 hours.
Traveling from Ulan-Bator to Beijing
From Ulan-Bator to Beijing we provide reservation for Chinese Trans Mongolian
train #4 leaving from Ulan-Bator for Beijing every Sunday (once a week).
Departure time is ~08:05 am (local Ulan-Bator time).
Travel time between Ulan-Bator and Beijing is about 30 hours.