Trans-Siberian Direct train from Vladivostok to Moscow


Polny VM Direct

10 days – €1,165 (per person, twin share)

10 day itinerary Vladivostok to Moscow

Tour Introduction
The long-haul, direct train travel from Vladivostok to Moscow: traversing two continents and seven time zones.

Vladivostok — Moscow 

Departure dates
Take a look at the Trains and Schedules page for the specific details regarding Beijing departures and onward travel.

Tour includes
√  Monkey info pack, local support, visa invitation documents
√  Train tickets in standard second class (4-berth) cabins
√  Vladivostok: arrival and departure transfers: 2 nights centrally located 4* hotel; guided city tour
√  Moscow: arrival transfer; 1 night centrally located 3* hotel, guided city walking tour
√  Meals as listed in the itinerary (B – breakfast | L – lunch | D – dinner)

Prices (per person)
€1,545 – based on solo travel
€1,165 – based on two people travelling together
€1,100 – based on three people travelling together
€1,060 – based on four people travelling together

»  Travelling the wide expanse of Russia, traversing two continents and seven time zones

Flexibility – tour programs and accommodation
Upgrade to first class or private second class cabin.
Consider breaking the long journey with a stopover at magical Lake Baikal.
Add an extension from Moscow to Saint Petersburg with extra nights accommodation in Moscowovernight or express day train and accommodation in Saint Petersburg, along with a number of additional Moscow tours and Saint Petersburg.

Compare to: Polny VM3 I

Day 1 
Vladivostok arrival
Arrive in Vladivostok and meet your driver in the arrivals hall (arriving by plane). Transfer to centrally located 4* Astoria hotel, where you will stay 2 nights.

Day 2
Vladivostok city tour
Guided city tour (4 hrs by car). (B)

Day 3
Vladivostok departure
Free day in Vladivostok before early evening transfer to train station. Depart on train #1 “Rossiya” at 19:10 (or #99 after midnight at 00:33). (B)

Day 4
On train – Russian far east

Day 5
On train – Siberia

Day 6
On train – Siberia
Passing Ulan-Ude in the morning, the train traverses the southern shore of Lake Baikal before passing through Irkutsk in the afternoon.

Day 7
On train – Siberia
This is the ‘mid Siberian railway’, which was built between 1893 and 1898 crossing the great rivers Ob and Yenisei. It is the half way point on the Moscow to Beijing Trans-Mongolian line. The train will continue making regular stops, including longer stopovers in cities such as Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk where passengers can get off the train briefly to buy fresh produce from local vendors and stretch their legs.

Day 8
On train – Ural Mountains
Passing cities such as Ekaterinburg and Perm as you cross the Ural Mountains and the geographic border of Asia and Europe.

Day 9
Moscow arrival
Arrive Moscow (Yaroslavskaya station) on train #1 in the afternoon, around 13:58 (#99 at 11:13); meet driver on station platform. Transfer to centrally located 3* hotel. (B)

Day 10
Moscow City Tour
Meet your guide after breakfast at 10:00 and enjoy an informative three-hour orientation tour of Moscow. (B)
All our guides have their own personal itineraries and will visit many of the main sites, including: Tverskaya street and it’s important buildings, Manezhnaya square, Marshal Zhukov monument, Lubyanka (former KGB building), Aleksandrovsky Gardens and of course the Red Square, St. Basil Cathedral and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.

You have a free afternoon to continue your exploration of this exciting and vibrant city and delve into the long and turbulent history of Russia, adding on extra nights and additional Moscow tours if you wish.