The following section displays the various Trans-Siberian train routes and specific Trans-Siberian trains as well as arrival and departure schedules.
Train 100/099 travels on the Moscow to Vladivostok route on a daily basis. The train covers 9300 km in 178 hours and stops in approximately 120 cities. This train offers lower ticket prices than a firmenny train #001/002 Rossiya.
A journey on the Trans-Siberian Express train 'Rossiya' is the longest train ride in the world. It departs from Yaroslavsky train station in Moscow and after crossing two continents and six time zones, arrives in Vladivostok 6 days later. The train stops in approximately 90 cities.
The train has first, second and third-class carriages and a nice dining car with a special menu for passengers.
The Rossiya is considered one of the best trains in Russia in terms of service, friendliness of staff and upkeep.
It takes 7 days if you travel non stop. The distance between Moscow and Vladivostok is 9,289 km.
The price largely varies with the season and level of comfort you choose. You get the lowest price, approx $120, if you travel in 3rd class from October to February. If you prefer travelling in summer in a 1st class cabin, each ticket will cost you approximately $1000 or more. Also, you get the lowest price if you book your tickets well in advance, more than 90 days before the trip.
Russian trains are basically safe. Train corridors are patrolled by conductors and a police officer; train compartments are equipped with locks and also doors can be chained from the inside. When you travel, use common sense, keep your documents and money close to yourself and don't accept alcohol or any drinks from strangers.
In fact, there's no such train called "The Trans-Siberian Express". Trans-Siberian is the name of the train route from Moscow to Vladivostok the longest train route in the world. At the moment there are 2 trains covering the entire distance: the famous branded train #001/002 Rossia and a regular passenger train #099/100.
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