Paris to Moscow Train Route

Paris to Moscow is one of the most popular International rail routes offered by Russian Railways. It travels through several European capitals and takes about 1.5 days. The train travels through Belarus and therefore, you will need a Belarus transit visa for the trip. Some adventurous travelers book Paris - Moscow train tickets back-to-back with the Trans-Siberian routes (all of which start in Moscow) and then go on to take a very long journey covering almost 12000 km!

There is only one train running on the Paris to Moscow route, which operates 1-2 times a week depending on the season. The same train runs on the Moscow to Paris route.

2740 km

1 train
on the route

1-2 times a week

Travel time
1.5 days

Trip covers
5 countries

Price from
390 USD

Paris to Moscow Trains

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Frequently Asked Questions From Our Travelers

How long is the train ride from Paris to Moscow?

The travel time between Paris and Moscow is 41 hours by train. The train runs through France, Germany, Poland, Belarus and Russia. The distance between Moscow and Paris is 3483 km.

Can I travel from London to Beijing by train?

Yes, you can take the Eurostar train from London to Paris, then travel from Paris to Moscow and finally from Moscow to Beijing. Depending on your citizenship, you will need British, Schengen, Belarus, Russian, Mongolian and Chinese visas for this journey.

Can I enter Russia by train with an electronic visa

No, currently you can not enter and exit Russia on an e-visa through railroad border checkpoints. Also, a Russian visa can not be issued on board a train. You should always apply for one in advance.

How can I buy a train ticket from Paris to Moscow?

You can buy an electronic ticket online or a paper ticket in person at a train station. Tickets are available for booking 60 days before the trip. These tickets are sold out very quickly so we recommend that you book the trip in advance. Please also note that the earlier you book the ticket (60 days before the trip), the lower price.


Once you have your tickets, look forward to a wonderful, smooth
and enjoyable journey through the Russian countryside.

Buy your ticket safely and securely and then sit back
and enjoy the ride!

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