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Trains from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu

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Railroad route Moscow - Rostov-na-Donu overview

Trains from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu depart 12 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 00:30, the last - 23:39. Travel time between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu takes from 15h 05min to 1day 05h 42min. Train tickets from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu cost from 29 USD to 635 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 Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu: 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:

Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал))
Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал))
Moscow Paveletskiy Railway station (Москва (Павелецкий Вокзал))
Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Rostov-na-Donu Rostov-Glavniy - Main Train Station (Ростов-на-Дону (Ростов-Главный Вокзал))
Rostov-na-Donu Krasnoyarsk region (Первомайская, Красноярский Край)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
00:30 22:49 22h 19min 126Э Regular Train 56 USD
00:46 02:34 1day 01h 48min 533М Regular Train 61 USD
03:14 04:21 1day 01h 07min 259А Regular Train 88 USD
04:17 05:01 1day 44min 121А Regular Train 96 USD
04:33 04:50 1day 17min 215А Regular Train 41 USD
04:33 04:50 1day 17min 295Ч Regular Train 29 USD
05:32 06:12 1day 40min 135А Regular Train 55 USD
07:20 04:34 21h 14min 152М Regular Train 63 USD
07:21 09:12 1day 01h 51min 247А Regular Train 98 USD
08:20 23:39 15h 19min 004М Kislovodsk - Moscow (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train 58 USD
10:46 12:08 1day 01h 22min 479А Regular Train 55 USD
10:47 02:06 15h 19min 104В Adler - Moscow (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train 131 USD
14:30 05:35 15h 05min 030С Premium Regular Train 48 USD
14:40 05:45 15h 05min 102М Premium Regular Train 86 USD
15:34 14:51 23h 17min 542М Regular Train 58 USD
15:34 14:51 23h 17min 382Я Regular Train 58 USD
16:52 22:34 1day 05h 42min 109В Regular Train 55 USD
18:40 10:33 15h 53min 020С Rostov Moskva Regular Train 66 USD
18:50 17:47 22h 57min 306М Regular Train 84 USD
20:40 19:48 23h 08min 034С Regular Train 55 USD
20:45 00:16 1day 03h 31min 517М Regular Train 61 USD
21:42 21:43 1day 01min 061Ч Regular Train 82 USD
22:04 01:50 1day 03h 46min 231М Regular Train 54 USD
22:18 21:50 23h 32min 062Ч El'brus Regular Train 61 USD
22:49 22:57 1day 08min 049А Regular Train 70 USD
22:50 19:24 20h 34min 146Э Ingushetiya Regular Train 94 USD
22:50 19:49 20h 59min 170М Double-Decker Train 57 USD
23:28 21:53 22h 25min 156М Regular Train 49 USD
23:33 02:14 1day 02h 41min 227А Regular Train 96 USD
23:34 00:48 1day 01h 14min 383М Regular Train 55 USD
23:34 00:48 1day 01h 14min 083С Regular Train 57 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Paveletskiy Railway station (Москва (Павелецкий Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)) and arriving to Rostov-na-Donu Rostov-Glavniy - Main Train Station (Ростов-на-Дону (Ростов-Главный Вокзал)), Rostov-na-Donu Krasnoyarsk region (Первомайская, Красноярский Край). Trains depart 12 times a day.

Trains from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu depart from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Paveletskiy Railway station (Москва (Павелецкий Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)) and arrive to Rostov-na-Donu Rostov-Glavniy - Main Train Station (Ростов-на-Дону (Ростов-Главный Вокзал)), Rostov-na-Donu Krasnoyarsk region (Первомайская, Красноярский Край).

The fastest train is 030С Premium, departing at 14:30 from Kazanskiy Railway station and arriving to Rostov-Glavniy - Main Train Station. Travel time of the fastest train 030С Premium - 15h 05min. Tickets cost from 48 USD.

The cheapest train is 295Ч , departing at 04:33 from Kurskiy Railway station, traveling for 1day 17min and arriving to Rostov-Glavniy - Main Train Station at 04:50. Tickets for this train cost from 29 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu takes from 15h 05min to 1day 05h 42min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu depart from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Paveletskiy Railway station (Москва (Павелецкий Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 00:30.

Trains from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu arrive to Rostov-na-Donu Rostov-Glavniy - Main Train Station (Ростов-на-Дону (Ростов-Главный Вокзал)), Rostov-na-Donu Krasnoyarsk region (Первомайская, Красноярский Край).

Train tickets from Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu usually cost from 29 USD to 635 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu 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 29 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 Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu 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 Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu

Double-Decker Trains

Double-Decker trains were first launched in Russia in 2014 and currently travel on only a few routes. Double-decker train carriages are slightly higher than usual and thanks to two floors can accommodate 64 passengers each (versus 32 passengers in a standard 2 cl. sleeping compartment carriage).

Double-Decker Trains between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu depart 2 times a day, passing the entire route for 14h 31min - 21h 09min.

Interesting fact: Traveling Double-Decker Train between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu you can enjoy a high comfort in modern train at affordable price. There are 8 compartments per each deck of the train. Each cabin has 4 sleeping berths (2 upper and 2 lower ones), a table, a mirror, storage for small items placed above each berth, two 220V sockets, individual lamps and stairs for getting on the upper berths. Storage below the lower berth has enough space for 2 big suitcases.
Important: Tall passengers (higher than 180 cm) may not be comfortable traveling in a double-decker train due to the smaller compartment, berths and lower ceilings (2.1 m versus 2.5 m in a standard carriage)

Schedule of Double-Decker Trains between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
08:20 23:39 15h 19min 004М Kislovodsk - Moscow (Double-Decker) 58 USD
10:47 02:06 15h 19min 104В Adler - Moscow (Double-Decker) 131 USD
22:50 19:49 20h 59min 170М 57 USD

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 Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu depart 7 times a day, covering the whole route from 15h 03min to 1day 06h 33min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu have the following numbers: 102М, 030С, 146Э, 020С, 382Я, 306М, 034С, 049А, 062Ч, 126Э, 121А, 295Ч, 109В, 061Ч, 383М, 135А, 533М, 259А, 215А, 247А, 152М, 479А, 542М, 517М, 227А, 156М, 083С, 231М

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 Moscow to Rostov-na-Donu have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 29 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 49 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 69 USD
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 470 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
00:30 22:49 22h 19min 126Э 56 USD
00:46 02:34 1day 01h 48min 533М 61 USD
03:14 04:21 1day 01h 07min 259А 88 USD
04:17 05:01 1day 44min 121А 96 USD
04:33 04:50 1day 17min 295Ч 29 USD
04:33 04:50 1day 17min 215А 41 USD
05:32 06:12 1day 40min 135А 55 USD
07:20 04:34 21h 14min 152М 63 USD
07:21 09:12 1day 01h 51min 247А 98 USD
10:46 12:08 1day 01h 22min 479А 55 USD
14:30 05:35 15h 05min 030С Premium 48 USD
14:40 05:45 15h 05min 102М Premium 86 USD
15:34 14:51 23h 17min 542М 58 USD
15:34 14:51 23h 17min 382Я 58 USD
16:52 22:34 1day 05h 42min 109В 55 USD
18:40 10:33 15h 53min 020С Rostov Moskva 66 USD
18:50 17:47 22h 57min 306М 84 USD
20:40 19:48 23h 08min 034С 55 USD
20:45 00:16 1day 03h 31min 517М 61 USD
21:42 21:43 1day 01min 061Ч 82 USD
22:04 01:50 1day 03h 46min 231М 54 USD
22:18 21:50 23h 32min 062Ч El'brus 61 USD
22:49 22:57 1day 08min 049А 70 USD
22:50 19:24 20h 34min 146Э Ingushetiya 94 USD
23:28 21:53 22h 25min 156М 49 USD
23:33 02:14 1day 02h 41min 227А 96 USD
23:34 00:48 1day 01h 14min 383М 55 USD
23:34 00:48 1day 01h 14min 083С 57 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu

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.


De Luxe sleeping

Journey in a deluxe compartment lets you to relax and enjoy the views. Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds is equipped with the private bathroom. Meal, travel kit, press, bed linen are included in the price. The cabin is designed for two people, however it is possible to purchase both seats in your compartment and travel alone.


Popular trains on a route Moscow - Rostov-na-Donu

102М, Premium Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 14:40 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 05:45
Travel Time - 15h 05min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 86 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 124 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 305 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 566 USD


030С, Premium Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 14:30 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 05:35
Travel Time - 15h 05min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 48 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 160 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 293 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 635 USD


146Э, Ingushetiya Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 22:50 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 19:24
Travel Time - 20h 34min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 94 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 112 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 258 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 470 USD


020С, Rostov Moskva Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 18:40 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 10:33
Travel Time - 15h 53min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 66 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 160 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 252 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 510 USD


062Ч, El'brus Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 22:18 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 21:50
Travel Time - 23h 32min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 61 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 133 USD


104В, Adler - Moscow (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train

Departing from Moscow at 10:47 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 02:06
Travel Time - 15h 19min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 131 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 290 USD


004М, Kislovodsk - Moscow (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train

Departing from Moscow at 08:20 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 23:39
Travel Time - 15h 19min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 58 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 114 USD


170М, Moscow - Adler (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train

Departing from Moscow at 22:50 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 19:49
Travel Time - 20h 59min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 57 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 71 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 72 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu:

295Ч,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 04:33 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 04:50
Travel Time - 1day 17min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 29 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 59 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 83 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu:

030С, Premium  Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 14:30 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 05:35
Travel Time - 15h 05min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 48 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 160 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 293 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 635 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu:

102М, Premium  Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 14:40 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 05:45
Travel Time - 15h 05min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 86 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 124 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 305 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 566 USD


 

Recommended Double-Decker Trains

Recommended cheapest Double-Decker train between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu:

170М, Moscow - Adler (Double-Decker)  Double-Decker Train
Departing from Moscow at 22:50 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 19:49
Travel Time - 20h 59min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 57 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 71 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 72 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable, fastest Double-Decker train between Moscow and Rostov-na-Donu:

104В, Adler - Moscow (Double-Decker)  Double-Decker Train
Departing from Moscow at 10:47 - arriving at Rostov-na-Donu at 02:06
Travel Time - 15h 19min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 131 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 290 USD


 

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