How to book a train ticket?

Not so long ago to buy a train ticket , you had to drive to the train station , examine the schedule , select the appropriate date and defend the place to the cashier . In this whole process often spend a lot of time and nerves. Fortunately, now you can book a ticket for just 10 - 15 minutes , and for that you do not have to go anywhere . All you need - a computer with access to the network or phone. Also it is necessary to prepare in advance a set of documents required for registration of the ticket.

Book tickets by phone
The easiest way to book a train ticket - a call into a single information service center of JSC " Russian Railways". The center operates around the clock, seven days a week . The call is completely free, it does not matter whether you call from a fixed local number or a cell phone .

To book a train ticket over the phone, the operator will need information on the documents that can verify the identity of passengers. Usually it is a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation . Pick up a
ticket and its cost can be paid in one of the banks service center Moscow Railway Agency within three days after booking .
  • Unified information service center JSC "Russian Railways": 8-800-775-00-00.
  • Address the service center of the Moscow Railway Agency: Moscow (metro station "Komsomolskaya"), Komsomolskaya pl., D. 5, first floor, the hall №2.
Electronic tickets on the site of JSC "Russian Railways"
Book a train ticket via the Internet is also quite easy. However, in this case, the booking must be paid immediately , since we are talking about buying an electronic ticket . If for any reason you decide to cancel the trip , the ticket can be returned via personal cabinet or in one of the ticket office upon presentation of the ticket voucher .

To buy an electronic ticket, you should:
  • register on the official website of the JSC "Russian Railways» (;
  • select the train;
  • fill in the fields of the application, indicating the bank account to pay for the ticket and personal details of every passenger;
  • following the instructions on the website "Russian Railways", pay the ticket;
  • get control coupon and print it (you can also simply write the coupon number);
  • get a boarding pass at the ticket office or self-service terminals.
Book a train ticket in this way it is possible not later than 1 hour prior to departure from the structure of the passenger boarding station.