Moscow Train Stations – International and Domestic Destinations

Last modified on 27 Jan 2016

When visiting Moscow from overseas, it’s important to know there are all in all 9 train stations in the city. Six of them – Leningradsky, Belorussky, Kievsky, Kursky, Rizhsky and Yaroslavsky – serve either domestic or international destinations. To make your preparation for a trip easier, we would like to share with you the details about these Moscow train stations: their opening hours, locations and services they provide.

 

 

 

If you need to get a general idea of what Moscow Train Stations are about, our post may be of helpGuide to Moscow Train Stations

 

Leningradsky Train Station

Opening hours: 24/7

Domestic destinations: north-west Russia: St. Petersburg (including Sapsan train), Petrozavodsk, Murmansk, Pskov, Veliky Novgorod.

International destinations: Estonia: Tallinn, Finland: Helsinki.

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)

  • Luggage storage facility

  • Waiting Room and Business-class Waiting Room

  • Mother & Child Room

  • Drug store, Mobile stores, Food stores

  • 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

  • Porter service

  • Cash-machines

  • Parking area

 

Location: Komsomolskaya sq. 3, metro "Komsomolskaya" (Ring or Red line, north-east).

 

  • Business class lounge room (VIP waiting room) at Leningradsky station Moscow is now undergoing a complete renovation and is not currently available (as of November 2015). However, once the renovation is completed, this lounge room is recommended to use.

 

Leningradsky 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

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

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

 

Belorussky Railway Station

Opening hours: 24/7

Domestic destinations: Sheremetyevo Airport Moscow (by Aeroexpress); north-west Russia: Kaliningrad, Smolensk.

International destinations: Belarus: Minsk, Brest, Gomel; Poland: Warsaw.

Belorussky Train Station is large and spreads across several buildings. Below you can find out more about the services it offers.

 

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Services:

  • Ticket Offices (or "Kassa" in Russian). Ticket Offices for long distance train routes are at the Main Building, Entrance № 1

  • Electronic displays showing Train Schedule in Russian and English

  • Information Points next to Ticket Offices either for long distance train routes or for commuter (suburban) trains

  • A separate Aeroexpress Waiting Area (Entrances № 2 and № 4)

  • Left Luggage Facilities (regular and automated cells) available in two station buildings – at the Main Building and at the Entrance № 2. Be ready to make steps down – there are no lifts

  • Lost and Found Room

  • Waiting Room (a very basic one with a chapel) and Business-class Waiting Room

  • Mother & Child Room

  • Drug store, Mobile stores, Food stores, coffee-shops

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

  • Wi-Fi (in test-mode)

  • Toilets

  • First-aid Post

  • Police Office

  • Post Office

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

  • Porter service,

  • Cash-machines, Bank

  • Hotel/Hostel (a basic one: from shared to regular hotel-type rooms)

  • Parking area

 

Food Court:

  • Good quality restaurants Il-Patio (Italian cuisine) and Planet Sushi (Japanese cuisine)

  • Wine Express is a wine bar & cafe at the Entrance № 2 to Aeroexpress Area.

 

Location: Tverskaya Zastava sq. 7, metro "Belorusskaya", (Ring line, north).

 

Belorussky 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: 500 Rubles/hour

  • Hotel (a basic one): from shared to regular hotel-type rooms, price for 1 day: 900-7500 Rubles/person

 

If you're planning to travel by train from Moscow to other Russian cities and back, you may find helpfulMoscow Train Stations for Domestic Destinations Only

Kievsky Railway Station

Opening hours: 24/7

Domestic destinations: Vnukovo Airport Moscow (by Aeroexpress), south-west Russia: Bryansk, Kaluga.

International destinations: Ukraine: Mykolaiv, Lviv, Khmelnytskyi; Romania: Chisinau.

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

  • Drug store, Mobile stores, Food stores

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

  • Wi-Fi (in test-mode)

  • Toilets

  • First-aid Post

  • Police Office

  • Porter service

  • Parking area

 

Location: Kievsky Vokzal sq. 1, metro "Kievskaya" (Ring or Blue line, west).

 

Kievsky 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

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

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

 

Kursky Train Station

Opening hours: 24/7

Domestic destinations: central, south and south-west Russia: Nizhny Novgorod, Kursk, Lgov, Stary Oskol, Vladimir (Golden Ring), Belgorod, Kislovodsk, Adler, Crimea.

International destinations: Eastern Ukraine: Kharkiv.

Services:

  • Ticket Offices (or "Kassa" in Russian)
  • Electronic displays showing Train Schedule in Russian and English

  • Information Desk

  • Luggage Storage Facility

  • Baggage Weigh-in

  • Waiting Room and Business-class Waiting Room

Business class waiting room at Kursky Station

  • Mother & Child Rooms (free and fee-based - please see below for more details)

  • Drug store, Mobile stores, Food stores

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

  • Wi-Fi (in test-mode)

  • Toilets

  • First-aid Post

  • Police Office

  • Porter service

  • Bank, Cash-machines, Payment Terminals

  • Parking area

 

Location: Zemlyanoy Val str. 29, metro "Kurskaya" (Ring or Blue line, east).

 

Kursky 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: 500 Rubles/hour
  • fee-based Mother & Child room: 150 Rubles/hour-1500 Rubles/day

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

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

 

Rizhsky Railway Station

Domestic destinations: west Russia: Pskov, Velikiye Luki.

International destinations: Latvia: Riga.

Services:

  • Ticket Offices (or "Kassa" in Russian)

  • Electronic displays showing Train Schedule in Russian and English

  • Information Desk

  • Luggage Storage Facility

  • Lost and Found Room

  • Waiting Room

  • Mother & Child Room

  • Drug store, Mobile stores, Food stores, Vending machines

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

  • Wi-Fi (in test-mode)

  • Toilets

  • First-aid Post

  • Police Office

  • Porter service

  • Bank, Cash-machines, Payment Terminals

  • Parking area

  • Hotel (a very basic one: from shared to regular hotel-type rooms)

 

Location: Rizhskaya sq. 1, metro "Rizhskaya" (orange line, north).

 

Rizhsky 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

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

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

  • Hotel (a basic one): from shared to lux rooms, price for 1 day: 700-4000 Rubles/person

 

Yaroslavsky Train Station

Opening hours: 24/7

Trains to and from: east Russia: Tomsk, Vladivostok, Chita, west Russia: Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Kirov.

International destinations: China: Beijing.

Services:

  • Ticket Offices (or "Kassa" in Russian)

  • Electronic displays showing Train Schedule in Russian and English

  • Information Desk

  • Luggage Storage Facility

  • Lost and Found Room

  • Waiting Room and Business-class Waiting Room

  • Mother & Child Room

  • Drug store, Mobile stores, Food stores

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

  • Wi-Fi (in test-mode)

  • Toilets

  • First-aid Post

  • Police Office

  • Porter service

  • Сoncierge services (meeting at the platform and Porter service, Waiting Room seat reservation, Ticket Booking and more)

  • Cash-machines, Payment Terminals

  • Parking area

 

Location: Komsomolskaya sq. 5, metro "Komsomolskaya" (Ring or Red lines, north-east).

 

At the Yaroslavsky Train Station there is a special Station Staff Member who plays the piano! You can enjoy his music at the Waiting Room on the second floor on weekdays 10:00 am - 10:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm. On Tuesdays and Thursdays the musician plays not only at these time periods but also at 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm.

 

Yaroslavsky 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: 500 Rubles/hour

  • 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

 

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