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Trains from Moscow to Kiev

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Railroad route Moscow - Kiev overview

Trains from Moscow to Kiev depart 4 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 10:41, the last - 10:23. Travel time between Moscow and Kiev takes from 11h 27min to 13h 55min. Train tickets from Moscow to Kiev cost from 83 USD to 366 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 Kiev: 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 Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Kiev Kiev Passenger station (Киев Пассажирский)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Kiev

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
10:41 00:23 13h 42min 341Ф Regular Train 125 USD
16:31 06:26 13h 55min 065М Regular Train 127 USD
17:41 06:26 12h 45min 073А Regular Train 110 USD
19:35 07:02 11h 27min 005МЯ Regular Train 104 USD
19:35 08:13 12h 38min 005Я Regular Train 110 USD
20:14 09:30 13h 16min 047Ь Regular Train 83 USD
20:41 10:23 13h 42min 023М Regular Train 101 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Kiev

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)) and arriving to Kiev Kiev Passenger station (Киев Пассажирский). Trains depart 4 times a day.

Trains from Moscow to Kiev depart from Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)) and arrive to Kiev Kiev Passenger station (Киев Пассажирский).

The fastest train is 005МЯ , departing at 19:35 from Kievskiy Railway station and arriving to Kiev Passenger station. Travel time of the fastest train 005МЯ - 11h 27min. Tickets cost from 104 USD.

The cheapest train is 047Ь , departing at 20:14 from Kievskiy Railway station, traveling for 13h 16min and arriving to Kiev Passenger station at 09:30. Tickets for this train cost from 83 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Kiev takes from 11h 27min to 13h 55min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Kiev depart from Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 10:41.

Trains from Moscow to Kiev arrive to Kiev Kiev Passenger station (Киев Пассажирский).

Train tickets from Moscow to Kiev usually cost from 83 USD to 366 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Kiev 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 83 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 Kiev 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 Kiev

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 Kiev depart 4 times a day, covering the whole route from 11h 17min to 13h 55min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Kiev have the following numbers: 341Ф, 073А, 005МЯ, 047Ь, 065М, 023М, 005Я

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 Kiev have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 83 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 171 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 302 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Kiev

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
10:41 00:23 13h 42min 341Ф 125 USD
16:31 06:26 13h 55min 065М 127 USD
17:41 06:26 12h 45min 073А 110 USD
19:35 07:02 11h 27min 005МЯ 104 USD
19:35 08:13 12h 38min 005Я 110 USD
20:14 09:30 13h 16min 047Ь 83 USD
20:41 10:23 13h 42min 023М 101 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Kiev

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.


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Kiev:

047Ь,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 20:14 - arriving at Kiev at 09:30
Travel Time - 13h 16min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 83 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 171 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Moscow and Kiev:

023М,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 20:41 - arriving at Kiev at 10:23
Travel Time - 13h 42min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 101 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 210 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 366 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Moscow and Kiev:

005МЯ,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 19:35 - arriving at Kiev at 07:02
Travel Time - 11h 27min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 104 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 174 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 302 USD


 

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