Train from Riga to Moscow depart a day. Departure of the train a day - at 16:50. Travel time between Riga and Moscow takes from 17h 35min. Train tickets from Riga to Moscow cost from 226 USD to 1081 USD, depending on a 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 Riga and Moscow: 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.
Riga Riga-Pasazieru (Рига-Пасажирская)
Moscow Rizhskiy Railway station (Москва (Рижский Вокзал))
|Departure time||Arrival time||Travel time||Train||Train category||Price from|
|16:50||10:25||17h 35min||002Р||Regular Train||80 USD|
Yes there are direct trains departing from Riga Riga-Pasazieru (Рига-Пасажирская) and arriving to Moscow Rizhskiy Railway station (Москва (Рижский Вокзал)). Trains depart a day.
Trains from Riga to Moscow depart from Riga Riga-Pasazieru (Рига-Пасажирская) and arrive to Moscow Rizhskiy Railway station (Москва (Рижский Вокзал)).
The fastest train is 002Р , departing at 16:50 from Riga-Pasazieru and arriving to Rizhskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 002Р - 17h 35min. Tickets cost from 80 USD.
The cheapest train is 002Р , departing at 16:50 from Riga-Pasazieru, traveling for 17h 35min and arriving to Rizhskiy Railway station at 10:25. Tickets for this train cost from 80 USD.
Travel time between Riga and Moscow takes from 17h 35min to 17h 35min, depending on a train and date.
Trains from Riga to Moscow depart from Riga Riga-Pasazieru (Рига-Пасажирская). The first train a day departs at 16:50.
Trains from Riga to Moscow arrive to Moscow Rizhskiy Railway station (Москва (Рижский Вокзал)).
Train tickets from Riga to Moscow usually cost from 226 USD to 1081 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.
Ticket fares for Riga to Moscow 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 226 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 Riga to Moscow 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
Between Riga and Moscow there is only one train. Therefore, you should choose the desired date, and then buy tickets of the desired category
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 Riga and Moscow depart a day, covering the whole route from 16h 47min to 17h 35min.
Regular Trains between Riga and Moscow have the following numbers: 002Р
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 Riga to Moscow have the following ticket classes:
|Departure time||Arrival time||Travel time||Train||Price from|
|16:50||10:25||17h 35min||002Р||80 USD|
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-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-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.
Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.
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.
Recommended train between Riga and Moscow
Between Riga and Moscow there is only one direct train, so we recommend it:
002Р, Regular Train
Departing from Riga at 16:50 - arriving at Moscow at 10:25
Travel Time - 17h 35min
4-сl. open sitting - from 80 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 138 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 226 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 381 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 1081 USD
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