Trains from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk depart 1 time a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 01:11, the last - 16:16. Travel time between Novosibirsk and Irkutsk takes from 1day 04h 42min to 1day 10h 12min. Train tickets from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk cost from 50 USD to 899 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 Novosibirsk and Irkutsk: 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.
Novosibirsk Main Train Station (Новосибирск (Главный Вокзал))
Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский)
|Departure time||Arrival time||Travel time||Train||Train category||Price from|
|01:11||09:18||1day 08h 07min||097С||Regular Train||146 USD|
|01:33||08:48||1day 07h 15min||242С||Regular Train||50 USD|
|08:53||16:15||1day 07h 22min||100Э||Regular Train||133 USD|
|08:53||16:16||1day 07h 23min||002Э Russia||Regular Train||144 USD|
|14:58||00:45||1day 09h 47min||082И||Regular Train||137 USD|
|17:13||03:25||1day 10h 12min||070Ч||Regular Train||141 USD|
|19:54||03:34||1day 07h 40min||048Н||Regular Train||172 USD|
|19:54||03:34||1day 07h 40min||008И||Regular Train||50 USD|
|20:13||03:17||1day 07h 04min||008Н||Regular Train||135 USD|
|20:13||03:17||1day 07h 04min||012Й||Regular Train||152 USD|
|21:46||02:43||1day 04h 57min||002Щ Rossiya||Regular Train||321 USD|
|21:46||02:43||1day 04h 57min||006Щ||Regular Train||73 USD|
|21:46||02:43||1day 04h 57min||002М||Regular Train||321 USD|
|22:02||02:44||1day 04h 42min||062М||Regular Train||189 USD|
Yes there are direct trains departing from Novosibirsk Main Train Station (Новосибирск (Главный Вокзал)) and arriving to Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский). Trains depart 1 time a day.
Trains from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk depart from Novosibirsk Main Train Station (Новосибирск (Главный Вокзал)) and arrive to Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский).
The fastest train is 062М , departing at 22:02 from Main Train Station and arriving to Irkutsk Passenger station. Travel time of the fastest train 062М - 1day 04h 42min. Tickets cost from 189 USD.
The cheapest train is 242С , departing at 01:33 from Main Train Station, traveling for 1day 07h 15min and arriving to Irkutsk Passenger station at 08:48. Tickets for this train cost from 50 USD.
Travel time between Novosibirsk and Irkutsk takes from 1day 04h 42min to 1day 10h 12min, depending on a train and date.
Trains from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk depart from Novosibirsk Main Train Station (Новосибирск (Главный Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 01:11.
Trains from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk arrive to Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский).
Train tickets from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk usually cost from 50 USD to 899 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.
Ticket fares for Novosibirsk to Irkutsk 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 50 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 Novosibirsk to Irkutsk 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.
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 Novosibirsk and Irkutsk depart 1 time a day, covering the whole route from 1day 04h 32min to 1day 10h 12min.
Regular Trains between Novosibirsk and Irkutsk have the following numbers: 002Щ, 100Э, 070Ч, 048Н, 097С, 082И, 008Н, 006Щ, 002М, 062М, 242С, 002Э, 012Й, 008И
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 Novosibirsk to Irkutsk have the following ticket classes:
|Departure time||Arrival time||Travel time||Train||Price from|
|01:11||09:18||1day 08h 07min||097С||146 USD|
|01:33||08:48||1day 07h 15min||242С||50 USD|
|08:53||16:15||1day 07h 22min||100Э||133 USD|
|08:53||16:16||1day 07h 23min||002Э Russia||144 USD|
|14:58||00:45||1day 09h 47min||082И||137 USD|
|17:13||03:25||1day 10h 12min||070Ч||141 USD|
|19:54||03:34||1day 07h 40min||048Н||172 USD|
|19:54||03:34||1day 07h 40min||008И||50 USD|
|20:13||03:17||1day 07h 04min||008Н||135 USD|
|20:13||03:17||1day 07h 04min||012Й||152 USD|
|21:46||02:43||1day 04h 57min||002Щ Rossiya||321 USD|
|21:46||02:43||1day 04h 57min||006Щ||73 USD|
|21:46||02:43||1day 04h 57min||002М||321 USD|
|22:02||02:44||1day 04h 42min||062М||189 USD|
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-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-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.
Departing from Novosibirsk at 21:46 - arriving at Irkutsk at 02:43
Travel Time - 1day 04h 57min
3-сl. open sleeping - from 321 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 432 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 824 USD
Departing from Novosibirsk at 08:53 - arriving at Irkutsk at 16:16
Travel Time - 1day 07h 23min
3-сl. open sleeping - from 144 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 256 USD
Recommended cheapest Regular train between Novosibirsk and Irkutsk:
242С, Regular Train
Departing from Novosibirsk at 01:33 - arriving at Irkutsk at 08:48
Travel Time - 1day 07h 15min
3-сl. open sleeping - from 50 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 60 USD
Recommended most comfortable, fastest Regular train between Novosibirsk and Irkutsk:
062М, Regular Train
Departing from Novosibirsk at 22:02 - arriving at Irkutsk at 02:44
Travel Time - 1day 04h 42min
3-сl. open sleeping - from 189 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 443 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 899 USD
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