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Trains from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk

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Railroad route Irkutsk - Novosibirsk overview

Trains from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk depart 1 time a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 10:47, the last - 19:27. Travel time between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk takes from 1day 04h 52min to 1day 10h 49min. Train tickets from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk cost from 36 USD to 1053 USD, depending on a train category, ticket category, date of travel and additional services.


On this page we have collected all the important, useful and relevant information about the railway and trains between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk: train schedules, train types, travel time, ticket classes and prices, main trains on a route, recommended trains, answers to frequently asked questions and traveler reviews.

  • The relevance of the information on this page is April 2021.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский)

Arrival station:

Novosibirsk Main Train Station (Новосибирск (Главный Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
10:47 15:46 1day 04h 59min 001М Rossiya Regular Train 324 USD
10:47 15:39 1day 04h 52min 001Щ Regular Train 272 USD
11:11 19:27 1day 08h 16min 069Ч Regular Train 86 USD
17:45 04:34 1day 10h 49min 057И Regular Train 46 USD
17:45 02:10 1day 08h 25min 081И Regular Train 137 USD
17:48 01:45 1day 07h 57min 047Н Regular Train 49 USD
17:55 01:47 1day 07h 52min 007Н Regular Train 135 USD
22:46 05:31 1day 06h 45min 099Э Regular Train 36 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk

Yes there are direct trains departing from Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский) and arriving to Novosibirsk Main Train Station (Новосибирск (Главный Вокзал)). Trains depart 1 time a day.

Trains from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk depart from Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский) and arrive to Novosibirsk Main Train Station (Новосибирск (Главный Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 001Щ , departing at 10:47 from Irkutsk Passenger station and arriving to Main Train Station. Travel time of the fastest train 001Щ - 1day 04h 52min. Tickets cost from 272 USD.

The cheapest train is 099Э , departing at 22:46 from Irkutsk Passenger station, traveling for 1day 06h 45min and arriving to Main Train Station at 05:31. Tickets for this train cost from 36 USD.

Travel time between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk takes from 1day 04h 52min to 1day 10h 49min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk depart from Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский). The first train a day departs at 10:47.

Trains from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk arrive to Novosibirsk Main Train Station (Новосибирск (Главный Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk usually cost from 36 USD to 1053 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Irkutsk to Novosibirsk train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case you are able to catch the best fares, starting from 36 USD per passenger, which is not available a few days before the departure.

Yes, you can buy tickets online on our website.

Yes, trains in Russia are safe and convenient. You can travel from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk by train without any problems.

In rare cases, there really are changes in the schedule: changing the departure time, canceling trains, launching additional trains, but in most of cases this schedule is accurate. In all situations, we urge you to build your plans based on a real schedule for a specific date, and not on an approximate generalized schedule

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable trains for you (at the end of this page). You can use our recommendation. However, please keep in mind that tickets for recommended trains are usually bought first, so they can simply be sold out at the desired date.
Use our ticket search system, indicating the date and number of passengers of interest. After downloading the results - use the filters by departure time, arrival time, travel time, ticket price and ticket classes - so you will find the best trains that best meet your requirements. If there are no trains left after applying the filters, clean the filters and try again.

Train categories on a route between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk

Regular Trains

Regular Train is historically the first class of trains, nowadays is the most common type of train in Russia that can take you to almost everywhere, slow and reliable. Such trains run at a speed of about 60-80 km/h and make stops at all (or most) stations on their route. Stops can be either for 1-5 minutes, or for 20-30 and even for an hour and a half. Check the train route and duration of stops using the ROUTE button next to each train.

Regular Trains between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk depart 1 time a day, covering the whole route from 1day 04h 33min to 1day 10h 49min.

Regular Trains between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk have the following numbers: 001М, 099Э, 069Ч, 047Н, 057И, 001Щ, 007Н, 081И

Interesting fact: at long stops, passengers of Regular Trains often go to the platform and buy traditional pies or local crafts from Babushkas on the platform.
Important: at stops, do not go far from the train! You may not notice the train departing and your personal belongings will go on a trip without you, and you can stay at this station for several hours or even days. Your ticket will not be valid for traveling on the next train and you will have to buy a new ticket at the box office of this station. The staff does not speak any language other than Russian.

Tickets for the Regular Train are usually cheaper (compared to other classes of trains or plane tickets). Regular Train on the route from Irkutsk to Novosibirsk have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 36 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 45 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 84 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
10:47 15:46 1day 04h 59min 001М Rossiya 324 USD
10:47 15:39 1day 04h 52min 001Щ 272 USD
11:11 19:27 1day 08h 16min 069Ч 86 USD
17:45 04:34 1day 10h 49min 057И 46 USD
17:45 02:10 1day 08h 25min 081И 137 USD
17:48 01:45 1day 07h 57min 047Н 49 USD
17:55 01:47 1day 07h 52min 007Н 135 USD
22:46 05:31 1day 06h 45min 099Э 36 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk

1-сl. sleeping compt.

Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the type of the carriage, meal-set, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt.

2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


3-сl. open sleeping

3-Class Open Sleeping also known as "Platzkart" or "Hostel Sleeping", the open type carriage with couchettes, is one of the cheapest options to travel by rail. The Plazlkart is rather comfortable and gives an opportunity to travel in a big company, mix with locals and chat with neighbours all the time.


Popular train on a route Irkutsk - Novosibirsk

001М, Rossiya Regular Train

Departing from Irkutsk at 10:47 - arriving at Novosibirsk at 15:46
Travel Time - 1day 04h 59min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 324 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 663 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 928 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk:

099Э,   Regular Train
Departing from Irkutsk at 22:46 - arriving at Novosibirsk at 05:31
Travel Time - 1day 06h 45min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 36 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 45 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable, fastest Regular train between Irkutsk and Novosibirsk:

001Щ,   Regular Train
Departing from Irkutsk at 10:47 - arriving at Novosibirsk at 15:39
Travel Time - 1day 04h 52min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 272 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 474 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 1053 USD


 

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