Free Russian visa invitations
Book your train tickets with Russian Trains and get your official Russian visa invitation for free
Luxury overnight sleepers in Europe
Travel aboard a luxury overnight sleeper and experience top-notch comfort of train travel. Overnight sleepers are available on select routes and all mentioned in our post.
Double-decker trains on Moscow - Samara route
One of the most famous Russian trains - the double-decker - will open its new route on December 3rd
Schedule changes for Allegro departures during Christmas
Don't miss important information for planning your trip.
Sapsan Fall Sale
Don't miss fall sale on Sapsan: special prices valid for December departures if booking is made in September
On the Right Track to Crimea
Travel to Crimea from Moscow safely and conveniently
Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod Train
Travel from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod in record timings!
Train from St. Petersburg to Tallin Re-launched
Trains between Estonia and Russia are relaunched. You can already book your tickets online with Russian Trains
New day-time high-speed train from Moscow to Belgorod
One more fast train from Moscow to Belgorod will be launched on December 2nd
New Russian high speed train 'Swift'
Russian Railways are launching a brand-new bullet train called 'Swift' on the route from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod
Guides / Interpreters
Use professional guide/interpreter service when you are in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk or Helsinki. Great rates when booked as optional service with train tickets!
Changes in St. Petersburg - Tallinn train connections
Starting from February 15, 2015 a number of train departures between St. Petersburg to Tallinn has been reduced to 2 times a week.
Select Sapsan departures in April are subject to discount - save up to 25% and enjoy the best high-speed train in Russia.
First Double-Deck Train between Moscow & St. Petersburg
The first double-deck train will be launched between Moscow and Saint Petersburg on February 1, 2015.
First Trans-Siberian High-Speed Train
Russia announced a new project of a high-speed train that will connect Moscow and Beijing in 48 hours
Sapsan Train Anniversary
Russia's famous Moscow to St Petersburg high-speed train Sapsan celebrates its 5-year anniversary this December and marks in with 20% off on all tickets.
Fall Sale on Allegro
Fancy a discount? In October-November 2014 all travelers have an amazing opportunity to indulge themselves with fall discounts on one of the fastest trains running between St. Petersburg and Helsinki.
Changes in Sapsan Train Schedule
Russiantrains.com Update: Changes in the schedule for Sapsan, a high-speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg
Talgo Trains Linking Europe and Russia in 2015
New Talgo trains are going to be launched in Russia in 2015 on the Moscow - Berlin train route. They are going to be a great alternative for your Trans-European Railway journey
Trains to the Golden Ring of Russia
Enhance your journey to Moscow by visiting ancient towns of the Golden Ring of Russia. Well-connected to Moscow by trains they are easily accessible and fit perfectly for a day trip.
Tallinn-St. Petersburg E-tickets
No more paper tickets, just easy booking and boarding with new e-ticket service
E-tickets on the St. Petersburg-Tallinn train this summer make buying train tickets in Russia a breeze. From purchasing to boarding the train the process has never been more streamlined.
New deals from RussianTrains
Single and triple accommodation onboard Russian trains
We've prepared a special offer for those traveling alone or with a family and not wishing to share an apartment with someone else. We suggest booking the entire compartment at an attractive price and enjoying a peaceful train trip.
Group rates for Russian Trains
Discounts on Allegro
Special rates are available for high-speed Allegro trains June through December in 2014
Allegro is the high-speed train running on one of the most popular routes between St. Petersburg and Helsinki. It is one of the most convenient ways to commute between Russia's cultural capital and the capital city of Finland, and it gets even more affordable for the season.
Allegro and Tolstoi upgrade
Tablets, mobiles and lap-tops instead of printed e-tickets
Allegro and Tolstoi trains are quite popular with tourists as they serve extremely important routes St. Petersburg - Helsinki - St. Petersburg and Helsinki - Moscow - Helsinki. Happy travelers enjoy high-quality service along with easy booking and keep up with the modern innovations in traveling by trains.
Save your time and money using convenient Aeroexpress service
Traveling between the central rail stations and international airports of Moscow is easier than ever. All you need is to book a seat in one of the Aeroexpress trains and you will reach your destination in just 35 minutes!
Silk Road Railway Journey
Get a taste of the great Silk Road railway journey from Europe to Asia
Discover historical cities of Russia, Central Asia and China traveling through the ancient trade route that connects Moscow and Beijing onboard comfortable regular and luxury trains.
Travel from Moscow to 2014 Winter Olympic host city with comfort and pleasure
Enjoy comfortable trip on the first double-decker train in Russia that is starting to cruise on the route Moscow - Adler - Moscow since November 1, 2013 and save up to 30% on train tickets to Sochi as compared to regular trains.
Grand Express Train
Enjoy group savings over $500 for Grand Express Train
Enjoy amazing savings over $500 for Grand Express train tickets when booking for a group of 10 or more passengers. Grand Express is the legendary overnight Moscow - St. Petersburg train that features luxurious interiors, first-class service and spacious cabins.
P-36 Steam Locomotive
Experience the power of the only operating steam-engine locomotive of the Trans-Siberian Railway
Read about the history of creation, decline and revival of the legendary P-36 steam powered locomotive that is a living reminder of old good days for passengers of the Golden Eagle luxury train.
What's New in 2013
Read about new features on Russiantrains.com - the most convenient online service to book Russian rail tickets with.
Lastochka high-speed train
A new express train “Lastochka”, or The Swallow, has made its first route from Saint Petersburg to Velikiy Novgorod just on January 23, 2013. Now it will take you 1,5 times less to break away from the bustling Northern Capital of Russia to its quite and cozy suburbs, and you will be able to enjoy an unprecedented level of comfort along the way...
How to Plan a Train Trip
Dream about traveling by train to Russia and want everything to go smoothly? Read our useful step-by-step tips how to have an ideal railway journey.
Travel Russia By Train
Visiting Russia by train means visiting all its most picturesque locations along the way! Read about the most beautiful must-see places in Russia.
Traveling by Train - Useful Tips
Traveling by train is a really exciting adventure. But you should be ready for all unforeseen situations. Read about useful tips of the railway journey.
Advantages of Traveling by Train
Nowadays trains are not the only means of transport as they were in the late 19th century, nevertheless, traveling by train offers a great number of advantages over such mode of transportation as ships, planes, cars, etc. Read about all the positive sides of the railway journeys.
Beauty of Rail Travel
There are numerous different means of transportation but trains are still one of the most preferred variants for tourists and more or less often for business people. Rail travel has its own beauty over other modes of transport because trains have their advantages, which make them more attractive for people.