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Trains from Moscow to Kursk

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Railroad route Moscow - Kursk overview

Trains from Moscow to Kursk depart 11 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 02:40, the last - 23:13. Travel time between Moscow and Kursk takes from 05h 17min to 10h 38min. Train tickets from Moscow to Kursk cost from 31 USD to 495 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 Kursk: 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 April 2021.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал))
Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал))
Moscow Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Kursk (Курск)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Kursk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
02:40 10:22 07h 42min 297А Regular Train 36 USD
03:56 09:31 05h 35min 081А Regular Train 37 USD
06:47 12:04 05h 17min 745В Lastochka High-Speed Train 31 USD
08:47 14:41 05h 54min 715В Lastochka High-Speed Train 34 USD
09:47 18:16 08h 29min 119А Regular Train 37 USD
11:47 17:23 05h 36min 741А Regular Train 42 USD
14:23 20:10 05h 47min 719М Lastochka High-Speed Train 31 USD
15:00 23:13 08h 13min 073Я Regular Train 52 USD
15:47 21:14 05h 27min 743В Belgorod Moskva Regular Train 35 USD
16:35 22:28 05h 53min 721Ч Lastochka High-Speed Train 34 USD
16:52 03:30 10h 38min 109В Regular Train 46 USD
17:30 03:47 10h 17min 095Х Regular Train 132 USD
19:42 06:09 10h 27min 083М Regular Train 46 USD
20:58 03:13 06h 15min 057В Prioskol'e Regular Train 51 USD
21:44 07:26 09h 42min 141В Regular Train 34 USD
21:50 07:36 09h 46min 099М Regular Train 51 USD
21:58 04:50 06h 52min 071В Belogor'e Regular Train 57 USD
21:58 04:22 06h 24min 019Й Regular Train 52 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Kursk

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)), Moscow Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)) and arriving to Kursk (Курск). Trains depart 11 times a day.

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

The fastest train is 745В Lastochka, departing at 06:47 from Kurskiy Railway station and arriving to Kursk. Travel time of the fastest train 745В Lastochka - 05h 17min. Tickets cost from 31 USD.

The cheapest train is 719М Lastochka, departing at 14:23 from Kurskiy Railway station, traveling for 05h 47min and arriving to Kursk at 20:10. Tickets for this train cost from 31 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Kursk takes from 05h 17min to 10h 38min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Kursk depart from Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)), Moscow Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 02:40.

Trains from Moscow to Kursk arrive to Kursk (Курск).

Train tickets from Moscow to Kursk usually cost from 31 USD to 495 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Kursk 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 31 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 Kursk 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 Kursk

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 Moscow and Kursk depart 3 times a day, passing the entire route for 05h 09min - 05h 56min.

High-Speed Trains between Moscow and Kursk have the following numbers: 719М, 745В, 721Ч, 715В.

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 Moscow to Kursk have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Moscow and Kursk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
06:47 12:04 05h 17min 745В Lastochka 31 USD
08:47 14:41 05h 54min 715В Lastochka 34 USD
14:23 20:10 05h 47min 719М Lastochka 31 USD
16:35 22:28 05h 53min 721Ч Lastochka 34 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 Moscow and Kursk depart 8 times a day, covering the whole route from 05h 10min to 12h 03min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Kursk have the following numbers: 743В, 057В, 071В, 081А, 119А, 073Я, 019Й, 141В, 741А, 095Х, 109В, 099М, 083М, 297А

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 Kursk have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 42 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 49 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 80 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Kursk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
02:40 10:22 07h 42min 297А 36 USD
03:56 09:31 05h 35min 081А 37 USD
09:47 18:16 08h 29min 119А 37 USD
11:47 17:23 05h 36min 741А 42 USD
15:00 23:13 08h 13min 073Я 52 USD
15:47 21:14 05h 27min 743В Belgorod Moskva 35 USD
16:52 03:30 10h 38min 109В 46 USD
17:30 03:47 10h 17min 095Х 132 USD
19:42 06:09 10h 27min 083М 46 USD
20:58 03:13 06h 15min 057В Prioskol'e 51 USD
21:44 07:26 09h 42min 141В 34 USD
21:50 07:36 09h 46min 099М 51 USD
21:58 04:50 06h 52min 071В Belogor'e 57 USD
21:58 04:22 06h 24min 019Й 52 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Kursk

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 Moscow - Kursk

719М, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Moscow at 14:23 - arriving at Kursk at 20:10
Travel Time - 05h 47min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD


745В, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Moscow at 06:47 - arriving at Kursk at 12:04
Travel Time - 05h 17min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD


721Ч, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Moscow at 16:35 - arriving at Kursk at 22:28
Travel Time - 05h 53min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD


715В, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Moscow at 08:47 - arriving at Kursk at 14:41
Travel Time - 05h 54min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD


743В, Belgorod Moskva Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 15:47 - arriving at Kursk at 21:14
Travel Time - 05h 27min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 35 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 51 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 58 USD


057В, Prioskol'e Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 20:58 - arriving at Kursk at 03:13
Travel Time - 06h 15min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 51 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 70 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 120 USD


071В, Belogor'e Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 21:58 - arriving at Kursk at 04:50
Travel Time - 06h 52min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 57 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 66 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 110 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest High-Speed train between Moscow and Kursk:

719М, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Moscow at 14:23 - arriving at Kursk at 20:10
Travel Time - 05h 47min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD


 

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

721Ч, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Moscow at 16:35 - arriving at Kursk at 22:28
Travel Time - 05h 53min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD


 

Recommended fastest High-Speed train between Moscow and Kursk:

745В, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Moscow at 06:47 - arriving at Kursk at 12:04
Travel Time - 05h 17min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD


 

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Kursk:

141В,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 21:44 - arriving at Kursk at 07:26
Travel Time - 09h 42min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 49 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 51 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Moscow and Kursk:

073Я,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 15:00 - arriving at Kursk at 23:13
Travel Time - 08h 13min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 52 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 70 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 495 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Moscow and Kursk:

743В, Belgorod Moskva  Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 15:47 - arriving at Kursk at 21:14
Travel Time - 05h 27min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 35 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 51 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 58 USD


 

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