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Trains from Moscow to Minsk

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Railroad route Moscow - Minsk overview

Trains from Moscow to Minsk depart 8 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 01:44, the last - 23:28. Travel time between Moscow and Minsk takes from 07h 10min to 10h 42min. Train tickets from Moscow to Minsk cost from 37 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 Minsk: 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 November 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Minsk Minsk Passenger station (Минск Пассажирский)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Minsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
01:44 11:18 09h 34min 103Н Regular Train 39 USD
09:56 17:06 07h 10min 013М Strizh High-Speed Train 218 USD
14:15 23:28 09h 13min 027Б Regular Train 72 USD
15:56 00:13 08h 17min 009Щ Regular Train 57 USD
17:47 02:49 09h 02min 029Ч YAntar' Regular Train 62 USD
19:17 03:58 08h 41min 021Е Regular Train 306 USD
20:28 06:10 09h 42min 025Б Regular Train 54 USD
22:13 07:26 09h 13min 001Б Regular Train 76 USD
22:17 06:29 08h 12min 007М Regular Train 65 USD
22:17 06:29 08h 12min 003Б Regular Train 58 USD
22:58 08:30 09h 32min 147Ч Regular Train 54 USD
23:30 09:12 09h 42min 095Б Regular Train 84 USD
23:52 10:34 10h 42min 221Б Regular Train 62 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Minsk

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)) and arriving to Minsk Minsk Passenger station (Минск Пассажирский). Trains depart 8 times a day.

Trains from Moscow to Minsk depart from Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)) and arrive to Minsk Minsk Passenger station (Минск Пассажирский).

The fastest train is 013М Strizh, departing at 09:56 from Belorusskiy Railway station and arriving to Minsk Passenger station. Travel time of the fastest train 013М Strizh - 07h 10min. Tickets cost from 40 USD.

The cheapest train is 025Б , departing at 20:28 from Belorusskiy Railway station, traveling for 09h 42min and arriving to Minsk Passenger station at 06:10. Tickets for this train cost from 37 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Minsk takes from 07h 10min to 10h 42min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Minsk depart from Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 01:44.

Trains from Moscow to Minsk arrive to Minsk Minsk Passenger station (Минск Пассажирский).

Train tickets from Moscow to Minsk usually cost from 37 USD to 495 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Minsk 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 37 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 Minsk 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 Minsk

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 Strizh between Moscow and Minsk depart 1 time a day, passing the entire route for 07h 10min - 07h 54min.

High-Speed Trains between Moscow and Minsk have the following numbers: 013М.

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 Minsk have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 40 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 61 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 65 USD
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 304 USD

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Moscow and Minsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
09:56 17:06 07h 10min 013М Strizh 218 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 Minsk depart 6 times a day, covering the whole route from 08h 12min to 11h 26min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Minsk have the following numbers: 029Ч, 103Н, 027Б, 025Б, 009Щ, 021Е, 095Б, 007М, 001Б, 003Б, 147Ч, 221Б

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 Minsk have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 37 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 47 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 182 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Minsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
01:44 11:18 09h 34min 103Н 39 USD
14:15 23:28 09h 13min 027Б 72 USD
15:56 00:13 08h 17min 009Щ 57 USD
17:47 02:49 09h 02min 029Ч YAntar' 62 USD
19:17 03:58 08h 41min 021Е 306 USD
20:28 06:10 09h 42min 025Б 54 USD
22:13 07:26 09h 13min 001Б 76 USD
22:17 06:29 08h 12min 007М 65 USD
22:17 06:29 08h 12min 003Б 58 USD
22:58 08:30 09h 32min 147Ч 54 USD
23:30 09:12 09h 42min 095Б 84 USD
23:52 10:34 10h 42min 221Б 62 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Minsk

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.


De Luxe sleeping

Journey in a deluxe compartment lets you to relax and enjoy the views. Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds is equipped with the private bathroom. Meal, travel kit, press, bed linen are included in the price. The cabin is designed for two people, however it is possible to purchase both seats in your compartment and travel alone.


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 - Minsk

013М, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Moscow at 09:56 - arriving at Minsk at 17:06
Travel Time - 07h 10min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 218 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 237 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 248 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 495 USD


013М, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Moscow at 09:56 - arriving at Minsk at 17:06
Travel Time - 07h 10min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 40 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 61 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 65 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 304 USD


029Ч, YAntar' Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 17:47 - arriving at Minsk at 02:49
Travel Time - 09h 02min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 62 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 86 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest High-Speed train between Moscow and Minsk:

013М, Strizh  High-Speed Train
Departing from Moscow at 09:56 - arriving at Minsk at 17:06
Travel Time - 07h 10min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 40 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 61 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 65 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 304 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable, fastest High-Speed train between Moscow and Minsk:

013М, Strizh  High-Speed Train
Departing from Moscow at 09:56 - arriving at Minsk at 17:06
Travel Time - 07h 10min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 218 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 237 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 248 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 495 USD


 

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Minsk:

025Б,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 20:28 - arriving at Minsk at 06:10
Travel Time - 09h 42min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 37 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 47 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Moscow and Minsk:

021Е,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 19:17 - arriving at Minsk at 03:58
Travel Time - 08h 41min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 306 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 472 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Moscow and Minsk:

007М,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 22:17 - arriving at Minsk at 06:29
Travel Time - 08h 12min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 65 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 138 USD


 

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