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Trans-Siberian Railway - Day Trips

Moscow - Beijing | Moscow - Vladivostok, 660130, Russia
+7 495 781-27-00
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A fabulous trip in multiple stages

One of the world's great journeys. I have just completed a trip from Moscow to Beijing with stops... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew E
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
A time bubble to discover Siberia

I travelled with my second son from Moscow to Vladivostok with a two-day stop over in Irkutsk. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pierre S
Geneva, Switzerland
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The longest train journey in the world - spanning 7 time zones and 9071 kms. This inconic journey still provides an experience that is unsurpassed. Pack your spirit of adventure and climb aboard.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Moscow - Beijing | Moscow - Vladivostok, 660130, Russia
+7 495 781-27-00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the world's great journeys. I have just completed a trip from Moscow to Beijing with stops in Yekaterinburg, Irkutz (side trip to Listvyanka / Lake Baikal), and Ulan Bator (side trip to a Ger camp and national park). Spectacular and fun. Each train...More

4  Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travelled with my second son from Moscow to Vladivostok with a two-day stop over in Irkutsk. The 150-hour long journey was in 1st class and always included a 2-berth compartment. From Moscow to Irkutsk, we were in the Chinese train to Beijing and the...More

3  Thank Pierre S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

A friend and I completed the amazing Trans-Mongolian route in September 2017. Trying to find international tickets ahead of time to travel from Moscow to Beijing had proven to be quite difficult to do online, until I found Rusrailtravel. Our agent at Rusrailtravel, Andrei, was...More

2  Thank benmcaleney
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We booked our month long trip to Russia staring in Moscow , then via Transsiberian railroad to Vladivostok, then to Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky. Everything went very smooth , thanks to Rusrailtravel and Andrey Bezsudov. Andrey helped us to create itinerary, with all details, he was in...More

5  Thank ahlsvetlana
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The trip of a lifetime! This was truly amazing, we started in Beijing (after spending one month in China) and went to Ulanbaatar for a 6 day stop, then caught the train directly to Moscow (another week here) The views are amazing, make sure to...More

3  Thank SQueiros
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Paid 9000cad for a trip that at best cost 4000cad to put together. Their idea of a "private" trip is to simply abandon you somewhere and call it an experience. Accommodation and food were terrible. Basically they try to market cheap as exotic. Got sick(probably...More

4  Thank dbeilhartz
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a long time researching, planning and booking this trip of a lifetime. We were not disappointed. The decision to book directly with the Russian Railways tour operator (RZD) was clearly a great approach. We were working with the actual Tour Director, Elvira, who...More

5  Thank Kiliboomer
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We took the Trans-Mongolian from Moscow to Beijing. Hopefully some of this practical detail will help anyone thinking of taking the plunge. Overall the journey is a bit like attending a music festival without the music. If you've ever been to festivals or done lots...More

8  Thank stickmonster
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Just completed the trip from Moscow to Irkutsk. Three days/four sleepless nights. We purchased first class tickets. What a disappointment. The compartments are small with no air conditioning and you are unable to open a window. The food in the restaurant is very average and...More

4  Thank KerryL2803
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We arrived in Beijing on August 28 2017 for the start of our 15 day Trans-Siberian adventure. We had a couple of days in Beijing with organised tours & also some free time. We hadn't been before so it was all new to us. The...More

4  Thank pitman2016
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Questions & Answers
Seraphine J
7 November 2017|
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Response from Odette-Jeremy | Property representative |
Hello...why dont you fly from Beijing to Irkutsk and the have a few days at the lake, train to UB and a few days here and then on by train to Beijing ? Depending on which passport you will need 3 visa Russia, Mongolian and... More
Wafif R
2 September 2017|
Response from Amarylis F |
You can google all of your questions and good accurate answers. This is what I did. The cost packages vary so much.
Wafif R
2 September 2017|
Response from Amanda W | Reviewed this property |
Depends a lot. You can buy the tickets yourself and save a heap or go the super luxurious version and the tickets are over US$10,000 per person. Check out seat61 website for some alternatives. We used Go Russia. Thoroughly... More