Examples of Trans-Siberian ticket prices

...While at it, some examples of other train and flight ticket prices

Train schedule

Types of Russian and international trains and cars

Hints from a ticket-procurement expert

My fees

Recommended persons/service organizations along the Trans-Siberian

Stay out of trouble and what to do if things go wrong

   Russian phrases for emergency use
   Cell phone

   Travel escort

Recommended accommodation in Moscow

Alternatives to Trans-Siberian

Recommended Trans-Siberian resources

Cell phone

You can buy a cell phone in Moscow, or rent one from me, or get me to buy and send you a SIM card for your GMS standard phone.

A second-hand phone can be procured in Moscow for about $50.

The service to buy and send you a SIM card is also about $50.

Note: Your American phone will not work in Russia as it used a different standard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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PLEASE NOTE THAT I CANNOT BUY TICKETS ORIGINATING OUTSIDE OF RUSSIA (BEIJING, ULAN-BATOR ETC.). TICKETS ORIGINATING IN RUSSIA MAY OR MAY NOT BE PROCURED - ASK ABOUT YOUR PLANNED DATE NO MORE THAN 60 DAYS BEFORE YOUR DEPARTURE. EX MOSCOW TICKETS ARE NO PROBLEM.

 

Most of my clients buy 2nd class (4 persons per compartment) tickets. 1st class (2 persons) are almost twice as expensive. Cattle car tickets are half the 2nd class price. Economy enthusiasts may consider local commuter trains (na sobakakh - on the dogs in local travel slang) which will take you across the continent for $50-80.