Moscow to Yekaterinburg Train Route

There are two railway routes connecting Moscow to Yekaterinburg. The shorter one is 1668 km and it goes via Kazan. The longer one is 1778 km and it goes via Nizhny Novgorod, Kirov, and Perm. Most Trans-Siberian trains follow the second route.

Depending on the season and the day of the week, 4 to 9 trains operate on the Moscow to Yekaterinburg route daily. Most trains on the route continue on to Siberia and Russia's Far East. The trip takes from 26 to 33 hours depending on the train. The same trains run on the Yekaterinburg to Moscow route.

Distance
1668-1778 km

Up to 9 trains
per day

9-29 stops
on the way

Fastest train
1 day 2 hours

Slowest train
1 day 9 hours

Price from
42 USD

Moscow to Yekaterinburg Timetable

00:35
1d 11h 1m
11:36
price from $55
13:35
1d 10h 23m
22:58
price from $84
16:38
1d 3h 41m
20:19
price from $63
22:25
1d 4h 38m
03:03
price from $79
23:45
1d 3h 46m
03:31
price from $55

Frequently Asked Questions From Our Travelers

Is there Wifi on board the Moscow to Yekaterinburg train?

No, there’s no WiFi on board Moscow to Yekaterinburg trains. Also, for most of the train trip, a mobile connection will not be available.

How long does it take to travel from Moscow to Yekaterinburg by train?

The trip from Moscow to Yekaterinburg by train takes 26 - 33 hours. The travel time depends on which specific train you choose. 

What are the departure and arrival train stations for the Moscow to Yekaterinburg train?

There are 2 train stations in Moscow which serve the Moscow to Yekaterinburg trains: The Yaroslavsky train station, address Komsomolskaya Ploshad, 5, metro Komsomolskaya and the Kazansky train station, address Komsomolskaya Ploshad, 2, metro Komsomolskaya. There’s only one train station in Yekaterinburg, the address is Vokzal'naya Ulitsa, 22. 

How much luggage can I bring on board of a Moscow - Yekaterinburg train?

Each 2nd and 3rd class passenger is allowed to bring up to 36 kg of hand luggage. 1st class passengers  can carry up to 50kg. The sum of the hand luggage's three dimensions should not exceed 180 cm. Children under 4 travelling on a free ticket (without a separate seat) are not granted a separate piece of luggage.

Are Moscow and Yekaterinburg in the same time zone?

No, Moscow and Yekaterinburg are in different time zones. Moscow time is GMT+3, Yekaterinburg time zone is GMT+5. Your train ticket shows the local departure and arrival times.

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