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Trains from Moscow to Chelyabinsk

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Railroad route Moscow - Chelyabinsk overview

Trains from Moscow to Chelyabinsk depart 4 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 11:55, the last - 10:40. Travel time between Moscow and Chelyabinsk takes from 1day 06h 44min to 1day 18h 05min. Train tickets from Moscow to Chelyabinsk cost from 48 USD to 291 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 Moscow and Chelyabinsk: 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 May 2021.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал))
Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Chelyabinsk (Челябинск)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Chelyabinsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
11:55 06:00 1day 18h 05min 392У Regular Train 48 USD
19:20 04:23 1day 09h 03min 090У Regular Train 57 USD
19:20 08:07 1day 12h 47min 182М Regular Train 48 USD
21:22 05:08 1day 07h 46min 014Е YUzhniy Ural Regular Train 96 USD
22:36 10:40 1day 12h 04min 084Ц Regular Train 179 USD
22:57 05:41 1day 06h 44min 145А Regular Train 81 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Chelyabinsk

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)) and arriving to Chelyabinsk (Челябинск). Trains depart 4 times a day.

Trains from Moscow to Chelyabinsk depart from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)) and arrive to Chelyabinsk (Челябинск).

The fastest train is 145А , departing at 22:57 from Kurskiy Railway station and arriving to Chelyabinsk. Travel time of the fastest train 145А - 1day 06h 44min. Tickets cost from 81 USD.

The cheapest train is 392У , departing at 11:55 from Kazanskiy Railway station, traveling for 1day 18h 05min and arriving to Chelyabinsk at 06:00. Tickets for this train cost from 48 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Chelyabinsk takes from 1day 06h 44min to 1day 18h 05min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Chelyabinsk depart from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 11:55.

Trains from Moscow to Chelyabinsk arrive to Chelyabinsk (Челябинск).

Train tickets from Moscow to Chelyabinsk usually cost from 48 USD to 291 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Chelyabinsk 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 48 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 Moscow to Chelyabinsk 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 Moscow and Chelyabinsk

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 Moscow and Chelyabinsk depart 4 times a day, covering the whole route from 1day 06h 40min to 1day 18h 05min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Chelyabinsk have the following numbers: 014Е, 090У, 392У, 145А, 084Ц, 182М

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 Moscow to Chelyabinsk have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 48 USD
  • Sitting (Basic) - from 48 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 62 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 260 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Chelyabinsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
11:55 06:00 1day 18h 05min 392У 48 USD
19:20 04:23 1day 09h 03min 090У 57 USD
19:20 08:07 1day 12h 47min 182М 48 USD
21:22 05:08 1day 07h 46min 014Е YUzhniy Ural 96 USD
22:36 10:40 1day 12h 04min 084Ц 179 USD
22:57 05:41 1day 06h 44min 145А 81 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Chelyabinsk

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 train on a route Moscow - Chelyabinsk

014Е, YUzhniy Ural Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 21:22 - arriving at Chelyabinsk at 05:08
Travel Time - 1day 07h 46min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 96 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 147 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 260 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Chelyabinsk:

392У,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 11:55 - arriving at Chelyabinsk at 06:00
Travel Time - 1day 18h 05min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 48 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 64 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 80 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable, fastest Regular train between Moscow and Chelyabinsk:

145А,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 22:57 - arriving at Chelyabinsk at 05:41
Travel Time - 1day 06h 44min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 81 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 159 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 291 USD


 

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