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Trains from Berlin to Moscow

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Railroad route Berlin - Moscow overview

Trains from Berlin to Moscow depart 1 time a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 07:59, the last - 19:43. Travel time between Berlin and Moscow takes from 1day 19min to 1day 02h 59min. Train tickets from Berlin to Moscow cost from 35 EUR to 403 EUR, depending on a train category, ticket category, date of travel and additional services.


On this page we have collected all the important, useful and relevant information about the railway and trains between Berlin and Moscow: train schedules, train types, travel time, ticket classes and prices, main trains on a route, recommended trains, answers to frequently asked questions and traveler reviews.

  • The relevance of the information on this page is February 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Berlin Main Train Station (Берлин (Главный Вокзал))
Berlin Berlin Lihtenberg (Берлин Лихтенберг)

Arrival station:

Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Berlin to Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
07:59 10:58 1day 02h 59min 024Й PARIZH VOST Luxury Train 238 EUR
19:24 19:43 1day 19min 014М Strizh High-Speed Train 61 EUR

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Berlin and Moscow

Yes there are direct trains departing from Berlin Main Train Station (Берлин (Главный Вокзал)), Berlin Berlin Lihtenberg (Берлин Лихтенберг) and arriving to Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)). Trains depart 1 time a day.

Trains from Berlin to Moscow depart from Berlin Main Train Station (Берлин (Главный Вокзал)), Berlin Berlin Lihtenberg (Берлин Лихтенберг) and arrive to Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 014М Strizh, departing at 19:24 from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving to Belorusskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 014М Strizh - 1day 19min. Tickets cost from 35 EUR.

The cheapest train is 014М Strizh, departing at 19:24 from Berlin Ostbahnhof, traveling for 1day 19min and arriving to Belorusskiy Railway station at 19:43. Tickets for this train cost from 35 EUR.

Travel time between Berlin and Moscow takes from 1day 19min to 1day 02h 59min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Berlin to Moscow depart from Berlin Main Train Station (Берлин (Главный Вокзал)), Berlin Berlin Lihtenberg (Берлин Лихтенберг). The first train a day departs at 07:59.

Trains from Berlin to Moscow arrive to Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Berlin to Moscow usually cost from 35 EUR to 403 EUR per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Berlin to Moscow train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case you are able to catch the best fares, starting from 35 EUR per passenger, which is not available a few days before the departure.

Yes, you can buy tickets online on our website.

Yes, trains in Russia are safe and convenient. You can travel from Berlin to Moscow by train without any problems.

In rare cases, there really are changes in the schedule: changing the departure time, canceling trains, launching additional trains, but in most of cases this schedule is accurate. In all situations, we urge you to build your plans based on a real schedule for a specific date, and not on an approximate generalized schedule

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable trains for you (at the end of this page). You can use our recommendation. However, please keep in mind that tickets for recommended trains are usually bought first, so they can simply be sold out at the desired date.
Use our ticket search system, indicating the date and number of passengers of interest. After downloading the results - use the filters by departure time, arrival time, travel time, ticket price and ticket classes - so you will find the best trains that best meet your requirements. If there are no trains left after applying the filters, clean the filters and try again.

Train categories on a route between Berlin and Moscow

High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains with speeds up to 250 km/h, first launched in Russia in 2009, immediately became a popular alternative to air travel for both Russian citizens and foreign tourists.

High-Speed Trains Strizh between Berlin and Moscow depart 1 time a day, passing the entire route for 1day 19min - 1day 02h 44min.

High-Speed Trains between Berlin and Moscow have the following numbers: 014М.

Interesting fact: Unfortunately, despite the popularity of high-speed trains and a consistently high load (occupancy rate exceeds 87%), High-Speed Trains are still not widespread in Russia, essentially connecting only a few of the most important cities. The reason for this is the huge distances between the cities of Russia, which leads to significant costs required for the construction of new modern railways that would be suitable for high-speed trains.
Important: Try to buy High-Speed Train tickets as early as possible. A few days before departure on High-Speed Trains, usually there are no available seats, and the price of the remaining tickets rises 2-3 times from the original.

High-Speed Trains on the route from Berlin to Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 35 EUR
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 116 EUR
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 120 EUR
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 134 EUR

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Berlin and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
19:24 19:43 1day 19min 014М Strizh 61 EUR

Luxury Trains

Luxury Trains are one of the most luxurious and famous trains in Russia, offering the highest level of service quality, comfort and style with higher prices as well. Each train has a specific interior design based on the operator.

Luxury Trains Paris East between Berlin and Moscow depart 1 time a day, passing the entire route for 1day 02h 59min - 1day 04h 19min.

Luxury Trains between Berlin and Moscow have the following numbers: 024Й.

Interesting fact: Luxury Trains between Berlin and Moscow boast not only the most convenient timetable, but also a wide range of services and best-trained staff. For passengers who appreciate real comfort and privacy, these trains offer spacious VIP coupes with individual bathrooms, wide berths and included additional services. These luxury compartments are sold entirely for single or double occupancy.
Important: Please note, that Luxury Trains in Russia are very kitschy trains, so the "comfort" you get in this case is something a Russian officials would like, rather than how this term is usually understood in western society. Expect heavy curtains, lots of polished plastic, dozens of tabloids, and rather simple dishes at exorbitant prices. But anyway, these legendary trains definitely worth a ride at least once in a lifetime, just for the unique experience.

Luxury Trains on the route from Berlin and Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 238 EUR
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 256 EUR
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 403 EUR

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
07:59 10:58 1day 02h 59min 024Й PARIZH VOST 238 EUR

Classes of tickets on trains between Berlin and Moscow

1-сl. sleeping compt.

Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the type of the carriage, meal-set, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt.

2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


De Luxe sleeping

Journey in a deluxe compartment lets you to relax and enjoy the views. Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds is equipped with the private bathroom. Meal, travel kit, press, bed linen are included in the price. The cabin is designed for two people, however it is possible to purchase both seats in your compartment and travel alone.


Sitting (Basic)

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Popular trains on a route Berlin - Moscow

014М, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Berlin at 19:24 - arriving at Moscow at 19:43
Travel Time - 1day 19min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 61 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 117 EUR
De Luxe sleeping - from 134 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 222 EUR


014М, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Berlin at 19:24 - arriving at Moscow at 19:43
Travel Time - 1day 19min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 188 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 237 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 254 EUR
De Luxe sleeping - from 401 EUR


014М, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Berlin at 19:24 - arriving at Moscow at 19:43
Travel Time - 1day 19min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 35 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 116 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 120 EUR
De Luxe sleeping - from 167 EUR


024Й, PARIZH VOST Luxury Train

Departing from Berlin at 07:59 - arriving at Moscow at 10:58
Travel Time - 1day 02h 59min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 238 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 256 EUR
De Luxe sleeping - from 403 EUR


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest High-Speed train between Berlin and Moscow:

014М, Strizh  High-Speed Train
Departing from Berlin at 19:24 - arriving at Moscow at 19:43
Travel Time - 1day 19min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 35 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 116 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 120 EUR
De Luxe sleeping - from 167 EUR


 

Recommended most comfortable High-Speed train between Berlin and Moscow:

014М, Strizh  High-Speed Train
Departing from Berlin at 19:24 - arriving at Moscow at 19:43
Travel Time - 1day 19min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 188 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 237 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 254 EUR
De Luxe sleeping - from 401 EUR


 

Recommended fastest High-Speed train between Berlin and Moscow:

014М, Strizh  High-Speed Train
Departing from Berlin at 19:24 - arriving at Moscow at 19:43
Travel Time - 1day 19min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 61 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 117 EUR
De Luxe sleeping - from 134 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 222 EUR


 

Recommended Luxury Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable, fastest Luxury train between Berlin and Moscow:

024Й, PARIZH VOST  Luxury Train
Departing from Berlin at 07:59 - arriving at Moscow at 10:58
Travel Time - 1day 02h 59min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 238 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 256 EUR
De Luxe sleeping - from 403 EUR


 

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