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HOME: Trans Siberia Rail

Trans Siberian Railway


Trans Siberian Railway Travel. Info for planning a trip on the Trans Siberia Railroad, including tours, online ticket purchase, Trans Siberian Forum, facts, photos and video.



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Trans Siberian Line

Although slight variations exist, here is a general itinerary of the Trans Siberian Railway.

Moscow (Yaroslavsky Station) 0km, Moscow Time

Vladimir 210km, Moscow Time

Nizhny Novgorod 461km (6hrs), Moscow Time

Kirov 917km, Moscow Time

Perm 1,397km (20hrs), MT+2

Europe - Asia Boundary 1,777km, MT+2

Ekaterinburg 1,778km (1day 2hrs), MT+2

Tyumen 2,104km, MT+2

Omsk 2,676km (1day 14hrs), MT+3

Novosibirsk 3,303km (1day 22hrs), MT+3

Krasnoyarsk 4,065km (2days 11hrs), MT+4

Taishet (junction with Baikal-Amur Line) 4,483km

Irkutsk 5,153km (3days 4hrs), MT+5

Ulan-Ude 5,609km (3days 12hrs), MT+5

Junction with Trans Mongolian Line 5,622km

Chita 6,166km (3days 22hrs) MT+6

Tarskaya (junction with Trans Manchurian Line) 6,274km

Birobidzhan 8,312km (5days 13hrs)

Khabarovsk 8,493km (5days 15hrs), MT+7

Ussuriysk (junction with line to North Korea) 9,147km

Vladivostok 9,288km (6days 4hrs), MT+7

Guided Rail Vacation on the Trans Siberian Railway Vladivostok to Moscow




Trans Mongolian Line

The Trans Mongolian Line follows the same route as the Trans Siberian Line, before it branches off just after Ulan-Ude.

Junction with Trans Siberian Line 5,622km

Naushki (Russian border town) 5,895km, MT+5

Russian - Mongolian border 5,900km, MT+5

Suhbaatar (Mongolian border town) 5,921km, MT+5

Ulaan-Baatar (Mongolian capital) 6,304km, MT+5

Zamiin Uud (Mongolian border town) 7,013km, MT+5

Erlian (Chinese border town) 842km from Beijing, MT+5

Datong 371km from Beijing, MT+5

Beijing MT+5


Trans Manchurian Line

The Trans Manchurian Line follows the same route as the Trans Siberian Line, before it branches off at Tarskaya (just over 100km south east of Chita). Train No.020 Moscow - Beijing

Tarskaya (junction with Trans Siberian Line) 6,274km

Zabaikalsk (Russian border town) 6,626km

Manzhouli (Chinese border town) 6,638km

Harbin 7,573km

Changchun 7,820km from Moscow

Beijing 8,961km (express train takes just over 6days)





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               Video of the Trans Siberian Railway - Moscow to Irkutsk






      Trans Siberian Railway via Trans Mongolian Line - Beijing to Irkutsk






   Trans Siberian Railway via Trans Manchurian line - pre-Irkutsk to Beijing






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