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Trains from Moscow to Chita

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Railroad route Moscow - Chita overview

Trains from Moscow to Chita depart 2 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 00:35, the last - 19:32. Travel time between Moscow and Chita takes from 3days 19h 30min to 4days 10h 56min. Train tickets from Moscow to Chita cost from 71 USD to 824 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 Chita: 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 June 2021.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Chita Chita 2 (Чита 2)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Chita

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
00:35 11:31 4days 10h 56min 002Э Russia Regular Train 104 USD
13:50 00:14 4days 10h 24min 070Ч Regular Train 152 USD
23:45 19:15 3days 19h 30min 002Щ Rossiya Regular Train 321 USD
23:45 19:32 3days 19h 47min 062Щ Regular Train 71 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Chita

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)) and arriving to Chita Chita 2 (Чита 2). Trains depart 2 times a day.

Trains from Moscow to Chita depart from Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)) and arrive to Chita Chita 2 (Чита 2).

The fastest train is 002Щ Rossiya, departing at 23:45 from Yaroslavskiy Railway station and arriving to Chita 2. Travel time of the fastest train 002Щ Rossiya - 3days 19h 30min. Tickets cost from 321 USD.

The cheapest train is 062Щ , departing at 23:45 from Yaroslavskiy Railway station, traveling for 3days 19h 47min and arriving to Chita 2 at 19:32. Tickets for this train cost from 71 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Chita takes from 3days 19h 30min to 4days 10h 56min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Chita depart from Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 00:35.

Trains from Moscow to Chita arrive to Chita Chita 2 (Чита 2).

Train tickets from Moscow to Chita usually cost from 71 USD to 824 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Chita 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 71 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 Chita 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 Chita

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 Chita depart 1 time a day, covering the whole route from 3days 19h 12min to 4days 12h 55min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Chita have the following numbers: 002Щ, 002Э, 070Ч, 062Щ

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 Chita have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 71 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 79 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 375 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Chita

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
00:35 11:31 4days 10h 56min 002Э Russia 104 USD
13:50 00:14 4days 10h 24min 070Ч 152 USD
23:45 19:15 3days 19h 30min 002Щ Rossiya 321 USD
23:45 19:32 3days 19h 47min 062Щ 71 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Chita

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.


Popular trains on a route Moscow - Chita

002Щ, Rossiya Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 23:45 - arriving at Chita at 19:15
Travel Time - 3days 19h 30min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 321 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 432 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 824 USD


002Э, Russia Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 00:35 - arriving at Chita at 11:31
Travel Time - 4days 10h 56min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 104 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 183 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Chita:

062Щ,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 23:45 - arriving at Chita at 19:32
Travel Time - 3days 19h 47min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 71 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 79 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 375 USD


 

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

002Щ, Rossiya  Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 23:45 - arriving at Chita at 19:15
Travel Time - 3days 19h 30min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 321 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 432 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 824 USD


 

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