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1. Posted by travelbug_ (Respected Member 110 posts) 8y


Ok at the risk of sounding silly , from which train station in Moscow does the Trans Mongolion railway leave from as there are quite a few railway stations there.

Also can tickets be bought from any station ( will be in Moscow soon and was thinking about finding out about the tickets)

Thanks :)

2. Posted by leong1 (Full Member 89 posts) 8y

These are quotes i've got from

"Buying tickets for domestic Russian journeys at the ticket office is a practical option for most Russian domestic journeys, such as Moscow-Irkutsk or Irkutsk-Vladivostok or even Moscow-Vladivostok, especially if it wouldn't upset your plans to have to take a different train or travel a day later than planned if your first choice of train was fully booked. However, if you have limited time and a definite itinerary, pre-booking your trains via an agency is a better option, see the next section. Demand for the direct Moscow-Beijing and Moscow-Ulan Bator trains exceeds supply and these particular trains get fully-booked months ahead. This means you'll almost certainly have to use an agency if you want to travel on these direct trains"

And after some looking around on the net i think it leaves from Yaroslavsky station

3. Posted by mojorob (Moderator 1047 posts) 8y

It uses the Yaroslavsky Rail Terminal in Moscow.

4. Posted by travelbug_ (Respected Member 110 posts) 8y

Thanks for the info :-)

We are hoping to go towards mid October and will try to get the tickets when we go to Moscow next week. Failing that we will try an agency.
Any recommendations for a good agency?

[ Edit: Edited on Apr 24, 2008, at 12:47 AM by mimihops ]

5. Posted by leong1 (Full Member 89 posts) 8y

I've not used any of these but they are listed on the seat61 website as good:

Hope this helps

6. Posted by archman (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y

well,if you`re planning to visit in mid October.cuz it`s not high can have tickets from the Yaroslavsky station.However all good seats might be taken away.If you need to take Ulaanbatar-Beijing train ticket you can book it through this agency! name of the travel agency is Solid Ways company

hope those will be some of help

[ Edit: Edited on May 3, 2008, at 12:07 AM by archman ]