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Trains from Moscow to Samara

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Railroad route Moscow - Samara overview

Trains from Moscow to Samara depart 6 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 15:08, the last - 16:27. Travel time between Moscow and Samara takes from 13h 03min to 20h 52min. Train tickets from Moscow to Samara cost from 37 USD to 362 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 Samara: 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))

Arrival station:

Samara (Самара)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Samara

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
15:08 12:00 20h 52min 132У Regular Train 54 USD
17:16 10:32 17h 16min 138Й Regular Train 37 USD
17:50 08:47 14h 57min 050М Moscow - Samara (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train 76 USD
20:08 09:11 13h 03min 010Й Zhiguli Regular Train 86 USD
21:22 11:22 14h 00min 014Е YUzhniy Ural Regular Train 88 USD
22:26 15:20 16h 54min 018Щ Regular Train 196 USD
22:26 15:20 16h 54min 150Э Regular Train 61 USD
22:26 15:20 16h 54min 258В Regular Train 54 USD
22:36 16:27 17h 51min 084Ц Regular Train 179 USD
23:28 15:36 16h 08min 180М Regular Train 38 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Samara

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)) and arriving to Samara (Самара). Trains depart 6 times a day.

Trains from Moscow to Samara depart from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)) and arrive to Samara (Самара).

The fastest train is 010Й Zhiguli, departing at 20:08 from Kazanskiy Railway station and arriving to Samara. Travel time of the fastest train 010Й Zhiguli - 13h 03min. Tickets cost from 86 USD.

The cheapest train is 138Й , departing at 17:16 from Kazanskiy Railway station, traveling for 17h 16min and arriving to Samara at 10:32. Tickets for this train cost from 37 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Samara takes from 13h 03min to 20h 52min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Samara depart from Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 15:08.

Trains from Moscow to Samara arrive to Samara (Самара).

Train tickets from Moscow to Samara usually cost from 37 USD to 362 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Samara 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 37 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 Samara 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 Samara

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 Samara depart 1 time a day, passing the entire route for 14h 39min - 15h 14min.

Interesting fact: Traveling Double-Decker Train between Moscow and Samara 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)

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
17:50 08:47 14h 57min 050М Moscow - Samara (Double-Decker) 76 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 Samara depart 4 times a day, covering the whole route from 13h 03min to 21h 04min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Samara have the following numbers: 014Е, 132У, 138Й, 018Щ, 180М, 150Э, 258В, 084Ц, 010Й

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 Samara have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 37 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 38 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 51 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 155 USD
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 362 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Samara

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
15:08 12:00 20h 52min 132У 54 USD
17:16 10:32 17h 16min 138Й 37 USD
20:08 09:11 13h 03min 010Й Zhiguli 86 USD
21:22 11:22 14h 00min 014Е YUzhniy Ural 88 USD
22:26 15:20 16h 54min 018Щ 196 USD
22:26 15:20 16h 54min 150Э 61 USD
22:26 15:20 16h 54min 258В 54 USD
22:36 16:27 17h 51min 084Ц 179 USD
23:28 15:36 16h 08min 180М 38 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Samara

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.


Sitting (Basic)

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Popular trains on a route Moscow - Samara

014Е, YUzhniy Ural Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 21:22 - arriving at Samara at 11:22
Travel Time - 14h 00min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 88 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 147 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 283 USD


010Й, Zhiguli Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 20:08 - arriving at Samara at 09:11
Travel Time - 13h 03min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 86 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 155 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 362 USD


050М, Moscow - Samara (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train

Departing from Moscow at 17:50 - arriving at Samara at 08:47
Travel Time - 14h 57min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 76 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 81 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Samara:

138Й,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 17:16 - arriving at Samara at 10:32
Travel Time - 17h 16min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 37 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 50 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 63 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable, fastest Regular train between Moscow and Samara:

010Й, Zhiguli  Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 20:08 - arriving at Samara at 09:11
Travel Time - 13h 03min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 86 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 155 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 362 USD


 

Recommended Double-Decker Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable, fastest Double-Decker train between Moscow and Samara:

050М, Moscow - Samara (Double-Decker)  Double-Decker Train
Departing from Moscow at 17:50 - arriving at Samara at 08:47
Travel Time - 14h 57min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 76 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 81 USD


 

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