Moscow Train Stations for Domestic Destinations Only

Last modified on 28 Jan 2016

On such a widespread territory as Russia, where the railway network is very well-developed, trains are one of the main means of transport. Almost all the Russian train routes lead to the country’s heart, Moscow. If you come to Moscow, we advise to be well-informed, so you could get from one spot to another trouble-free, and delve deep into sightseeing. 

In this article we would like to get you acquainted with train stations serving domestic destinations only – Kazansky, Paveletsky and Savyolovsky. Below we reveal insights into the services each of them provides, routes, opening hours and more.

 

Arriving to Moscow by train? The following article may also be of help!Guide to Moscow Train Stations

Kazansky Railway Station 

Opening hours: 24/7

Domestic destinations: east and south-west Russia: Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Ufa, Samara, Chelyabinsk, Makhachkala, Voronezh.

Hall #3 at Kazansky Train Station Moscow

Services:

  • Ticket Offices (or "Kassa" in Russian)
  • Electronic displays showing Train Schedule in Russian and English
  • Information desk (operators there speak very basic English, so please be patient and read Guide to Moscow Train Stations for tips)
  • Navigation Signs (the majority of them are translated into English, though not all of them)
  • Luggage Storage Facility
  • Waiting Room and Business-class Waiting Room (please see more details and a photo below)
  • Mother & Child Room
  • Drug store, Mobile stores, Food stores, coffee-shops
  • Food court (a very basic one),
  • Copy & print services at the Business-class Waiting Room
  • Wi-Fi (in test-mode)
  • Toilets
  • First-aid Post
  • Police Office
  • Сoncierge services: (meeting at the platform and porter service, ticket booking assistance and more)
  • Porter service
  • Cash-machines and – on the 2nd floor – Bank
  • Hotel (a basic one: from shared to regular hotel-type rooms)
  • Parking area

Location: Komsomolskaya sq. 2, metro station "Komsomolskaya" (Ring or Red lines, north-east).

Kazansky Station Business Class lounge

Business-class Waiting Room at Kazansky Train Station desereves a special attention. It is known for its beautifully decorated interior. In 2010 the famous French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier, inspired by its architecture, chose this place to showcase his new collection, so there (just imagine!) was a podium and a red carpet. You can access it through the Waiting Room № 3.

 

 

 

 

Art Gallery at Kazansky Train station Moscow

Moreover – and even not many locals know about that – there is an Art Gallery inside this train station building, where a permanent exhibition of works by a Russian painter Dmitry Belyukin takes place. It is located in the Tsarskaya Bashnya (or Tsar Tower), the entrance is through the Waiting Room № 3 or right from the Tsar Tower door at  Ryazansky Proezd (the monument “Creators of Russian Railways” is next to it). It’s possible to visit the Museum by appointment on weekdays from 9 am to 9 pm (1 to 2 pm is a lunch hour).

 

Kazansky Railway Station Services Fares 2015:

  • Luggage Storage: 170 Rubles / per bag / per day. Automated Luggage Locker: 100-200 Rubles/first hour, 40-100 Rubles any next hour, 220-500 Rubles/day

  • Business-class Waiting Room/Lounge: 250 Rubles/hour

  • Сoncierge services (meeting at the platform and Porter service, Waiting room seat reservation, Ticket Booking and more): 3000 Rubles. This service can be ordered at the Business class waiting room.

  • Porter service: 150-300 Rubles / per suitcase, depending on its size

  • Parking area: 150 Rubles/hour

To learn which terminals serve international routes too, please make sure to viewMoscow Train Stations – International and Domestic Destinations

 

Paveletsky Railway Station

Opening hours: 24/7

Domestic destinations: Domodedovo Airport Moscow (by Aeroexpress), south Moscow, west and south-west Russia: Saratov, Novorossiysk, Voronezh, Tambov, Lipetsk, Volgograd and Astrakhan.

A huge building of Paveletsky Train Station consists of four areas – all them interlinked inside – and has four entrances. Please find below the services it provides.

Ticket Offices for long distance train routes at Paveletsky Station Moscow

Services:

  • Ticket Offices  (or "Kassa" in Russian) for commuter (suburban) trains – Entrance № 1

  • Ticket Offices for long distance train routes – Entrances № 3 and № 4
  • Electronic displays showing Train Schedule in Russian and English

  • Information Point – Entrance № 4 (operators there speak basic English, so please be patient and read Guide to Moscow Train Stations for tips)

  •  “Goods for journey” Store and Airline tickets Reservation Point at the basement floor 

  • Aeroexpress Area is accessible via Entrance № 2 (watch for KFC restaurant, it is also at Entrance № 2)

  • You can go down to Metro Station Paveletskaya via Entrance № 2

  • Luggage Storage Facility

Waiting area on the 2nd floor of Paveletskiy train station

  • Waiting Room and Business-class Waiting Room
  • Mother & Child Room

  • Drug store, Mobile stores, Food stores, Coffee-Shops, Vending machines

  • Copy & print services at the Business-class Waiting Room

  • Wi-Fi (in test-mode)

  • Toilets

  • First-aid Post

  • Police Office

  • Сoncierge services: (meeting at the platform and porter service, ticket booking assistance and more)

  • Porter service

  • Cash-machines, Payment Terminals

  • Parking area

Information points at Paveletsky station: the general information desk (accessible via entrance #4) - on the left, and Aeroexpress train Information desk (accessible via entrances # 2 and 3) - on the right.

 

Restaurants and coffee-shops:

  • Good quality restaurants Il-Patio and Planet Sushi (Italian and Japanese cuisine, accordingly) are accessible via Entrance № 4

  • Cafes and Coffee-Shops are located between Entrances № 2 and № 3 on the 2nd floor

  • A big KFC restaurant – via Entrance № 2

  • Wine Express is a wine bar & cafe situated at the Entrance № 3

 

Location: Paveletskaya sq. 1a, metro "Paveletskaya" (Green or Ring line, south).

 

Paveletsky Railway Station Services Fares 2015:

  • Luggage Storage: 170 Rubles / per bag / per day. Automated Luggage Locker: 100-200 Rubles/first hour, 40-100 Rubles any next hour, 220-500 Rubles/day

  • Business-class Waiting Room for official delegations: 350 Rubles/hour

  • Waiting Room for non-passengers: 150-850 Rubles/hour, depending on the services provided

  • Сoncierge services (meeting at the platform and Porter service, Waiting room seat reservation, Ticket Booking and more): 3000 Rubles

  • Porter service: 150-300 Rubles / per suitcase, depending on its size

  • Parking area: 100-150 Rubles/hour, depending on the vehicle size

 

Planning a trip around Moscow city using local public transport? Check outMoscow Public Transport – Overview & Travel Tips

Savyolovsky Railway Station

Opening hours: 4 am - 12 am (midnight)

Domestic destinations: towns of Moscow Region (Oblast): Dubna, Lobnya, Iksha, Dmitrov, Savelovo, Kostino.

Savelovsky Station Moscow

Services:

  • Ticket Offices (or "Kassa" in Russian)

  • Electronic displays showing Train Schedule in Russian and English

  • Information desk

  • Luggage Storage facility

  • Waiting Room

  • Mother & Child Room

  • Wi-Fi (in test-mode)

  • Toilets

  • First-aid Post

  • Police Office

  • Cash-machines, Payment Terminals

 

Location: Savyolovsky Vokzal sq. 2, metro "Savelovskaya" (Grey line, north).

Savelovsky Station Waiting room

Savyolovsky Railway Station Services Fares 2015:

  • Luggage Storage: 170 Rubles / per bag / per day. Automated Luggage Locker: 100-200 Rubles/first hour, 40-100 Rubles any next hour, 220-500 Rubles/day.

 

  • train station opening hours may not coincide with opening hours of its ticket offices. Please check those in advance before visiting the station to avoid inconvenience
  • all the fee-based services at the train stations are paid on spot in Rubles in cash (or using a bank card, where possible)
  • all the fares and services data in this article is provided by Russian Railways staff and can be changed at any time, so please take it as an approximate reference.

 

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About the author

Diana Zalenskaya, a travel professional and destination expert for Moscow, Russia.