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Trains from Kursk to Moscow

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Railroad route Kursk - Moscow overview

Trains from Kursk to Moscow depart 14 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 00:30, the last - 22:52. Travel time between Kursk and Moscow takes from 05h 15min to 12h 01min. Train tickets from Kursk to Moscow cost from 19 USD to 183 USD, 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 Kursk 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 September 2022.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Kursk (Курск)

Arrival station:

Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал))
Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Kursk to Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
00:30 07:20 06h 50min 057Ч Prioskol'e Regular Train 50 USD
00:45 08:03 07h 18min 072В Belogor'e Regular Train 54 USD
02:04 09:09 07h 05min 100В Regular Train 50 USD
04:08 13:59 09h 51min 096П Regular Train 67 USD
04:32 12:31 07h 59min 212В Regular Train 30 USD
05:26 11:10 05h 44min 720М Lastochka High-Speed Train 24 USD
05:40 11:28 05h 48min 722М Lastochka High-Speed Train 19 USD
09:15 14:30 05h 15min 744Ж Belgorod Moskva Regular Train 32 USD
12:18 19:08 06h 50min 143С Regular Train 50 USD
12:28 21:20 08h 52min 120В Regular Train 35 USD
14:13 19:58 05h 45min 742А Regular Train 26 USD
17:01 22:52 05h 51min 716Ч Lastochka High-Speed Train 24 USD
17:05 22:45 05h 40min 724М Lastochka High-Speed Train 24 USD
18:10 03:16 09h 06min 298Ч Regular Train 34 USD
19:31 01:36 06h 05min 082В Regular Train 35 USD
19:33 07:34 12h 01min 141М Regular Train 25 USD
21:06 08:50 11h 44min 109С Regular Train 43 USD
21:34 05:33 07h 59min 084Э Regular Train 50 USD
21:34 09:34 12h 00min 084С Regular Train 66 USD
22:30 07:34 09h 04min 098М Regular Train 45 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Kursk and Moscow

Yes there are direct trains departing from Kursk (Курск) and arriving to Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)). Trains depart 14 times a day.

Trains from Kursk to Moscow depart from Kursk (Курск) and arrive to Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 744Ж Belgorod Moskva, departing at 09:15 from Kursk and arriving to Kurskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 744Ж Belgorod Moskva - 05h 15min. Tickets cost from 32 USD.

The cheapest train is 722М Lastochka, departing at 05:40 from Kursk, traveling for 05h 48min and arriving to Kurskiy Railway station at 11:28. Tickets for this train cost from 19 USD.

Travel time between Kursk and Moscow takes from 05h 15min to 12h 01min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Kursk to Moscow depart from Kursk (Курск). The first train a day departs at 00:30.

Trains from Kursk to Moscow arrive to Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Kursk to Moscow usually cost from 19 USD to 183 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Kursk 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 19 USD 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 Kursk 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 Kursk 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 Lastochka between Kursk and Moscow depart 1 time a day, passing the entire route for 05h 32min - 05h 54min.

High-Speed Trains between Kursk and Moscow have the following numbers: 720М, 722М, 724М, 716Ч.

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 Kursk to Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 19 USD
  • Sitting - from 30 USD

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Kursk and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
05:26 11:10 05h 44min 720М Lastochka 24 USD
05:40 11:28 05h 48min 722М Lastochka 19 USD
17:01 22:52 05h 51min 716Ч Lastochka 24 USD
17:05 22:45 05h 40min 724М Lastochka 24 USD

Regular Trains

Regular Train is historically the first class of trains, nowadays is the most common type of train in Russia that can take you to almost everywhere, slow and reliable. Such trains run at a speed of about 60-80 km/h and make stops at all (or most) stations on their route. Stops can be either for 1-5 minutes, or for 20-30 and even for an hour and a half. Check the train route and duration of stops using the ROUTE button next to each train.

Regular Trains between Kursk and Moscow depart 10 times a day, covering the whole route from 05h 15min to 14h 02min.

Regular Trains between Kursk and Moscow have the following numbers: 057Ч, 744Ж, 072В, 143С, 120В, 298Ч, 742А, 141М, 109С, 082В, 084Э, 098М, 100В, 084С, 212В, 096П

Interesting fact: at long stops, passengers of Regular Trains often go to the platform and buy traditional pies or local crafts from Babushkas on the platform.
Important: at stops, do not go far from the train! You may not notice the train departing and your personal belongings will go on a trip without you, and you can stay at this station for several hours or even days. Your ticket will not be valid for traveling on the next train and you will have to buy a new ticket at the box office of this station. The staff does not speak any language other than Russian.

Tickets for the Regular Train are usually cheaper (compared to other classes of trains or plane tickets). Regular Train on the route from Kursk to Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 25 USD
  • Sitting (Basic) - from 25 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 34 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 50 USD
  • Sitting (Business) - from 67 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Kursk and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
00:30 07:20 06h 50min 057Ч Prioskol'e 50 USD
00:45 08:03 07h 18min 072В Belogor'e 54 USD
02:04 09:09 07h 05min 100В 50 USD
04:08 13:59 09h 51min 096П 67 USD
04:32 12:31 07h 59min 212В 30 USD
09:15 14:30 05h 15min 744Ж Belgorod Moskva 32 USD
12:18 19:08 06h 50min 143С 50 USD
12:28 21:20 08h 52min 120В 35 USD
14:13 19:58 05h 45min 742А 26 USD
18:10 03:16 09h 06min 298Ч 34 USD
19:31 01:36 06h 05min 082В 35 USD
19:33 07:34 12h 01min 141М 25 USD
21:06 08:50 11h 44min 109С 61 USD
21:34 05:33 07h 59min 084Э 50 USD
21:34 09:34 12h 00min 084С 66 USD
22:30 07:34 09h 04min 098М 45 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Kursk 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.


3-сl. open sleeping

3-Class Open Sleeping also known as "Platzkart" or "Hostel Sleeping", the open type carriage with couchettes, is one of the cheapest options to travel by rail. The Plazlkart is rather comfortable and gives an opportunity to travel in a big company, mix with locals and chat with neighbours all the time.


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 Kursk - Moscow

720М, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Kursk at 05:26 - arriving at Moscow at 11:10
Travel Time - 05h 44min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 24 USD


722М, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Kursk at 05:40 - arriving at Moscow at 11:28
Travel Time - 05h 48min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 19 USD
Sitting - from 30 USD


724М, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Kursk at 17:05 - arriving at Moscow at 22:45
Travel Time - 05h 40min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 24 USD


720М, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Kursk at 05:26 - arriving at Moscow at 11:10
Travel Time - 05h 44min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 24 USD


716Ч, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Kursk at 17:01 - arriving at Moscow at 22:52
Travel Time - 05h 51min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 24 USD
Sitting - from 38 USD


057Ч, Prioskol'e Regular Train

Departing from Kursk at 00:30 - arriving at Moscow at 07:20
Travel Time - 06h 50min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 50 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 87 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 113 USD


744Ж, Belgorod Moskva Regular Train

Departing from Kursk at 09:15 - arriving at Moscow at 14:30
Travel Time - 05h 15min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 32 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 41 USD


072В, Belogor'e Regular Train

Departing from Kursk at 00:45 - arriving at Moscow at 08:03
Travel Time - 07h 18min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 54 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 81 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 177 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest High-Speed train between Kursk and Moscow:

722М, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Kursk at 05:40 - arriving at Moscow at 11:28
Travel Time - 05h 48min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 19 USD
Sitting - from 30 USD


 

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

716Ч, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Kursk at 17:01 - arriving at Moscow at 22:52
Travel Time - 05h 51min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 24 USD
Sitting - from 38 USD


 

Recommended fastest High-Speed train between Kursk and Moscow:

724М, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Kursk at 17:05 - arriving at Moscow at 22:45
Travel Time - 05h 40min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 24 USD


 

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Kursk and Moscow:

141М,   Regular Train
Departing from Kursk at 19:33 - arriving at Moscow at 07:34
Travel Time - 12h 01min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 25 USD
Sitting (Basic) - from 25 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 34 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Kursk and Moscow:

096П,   Regular Train
Departing from Kursk at 04:08 - arriving at Moscow at 13:59
Travel Time - 09h 51min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 67 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 183 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Kursk and Moscow:

744Ж, Belgorod Moskva  Regular Train
Departing from Kursk at 09:15 - arriving at Moscow at 14:30
Travel Time - 05h 15min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 32 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 41 USD


 

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