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Trains from Vladivostok to Irkutsk

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Railroad route Vladivostok - Irkutsk overview

Trains from Vladivostok to Irkutsk depart 2 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 11:50, the last - 22:06. Travel time between Vladivostok and Irkutsk takes from 2days 22h 13min to 3days 05h 48min. Train tickets from Vladivostok to Irkutsk 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 Vladivostok 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.

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

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Vladivostok Gorod (Владивосток (Город))

Arrival station:

Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский)


Complete schedule of trains from Vladivostok to Irkutsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
11:50 10:24 2days 22h 34min 061Щ Regular Train 193 USD
11:50 10:24 2days 22h 34min 061М Regular Train 189 USD
12:10 10:23 2days 22h 13min 001М Rossiya Regular Train 324 USD
12:10 10:23 2days 22h 13min 001Щ Regular Train 272 USD
14:23 17:06 3days 02h 43min 007Н Regular Train 135 USD
14:23 17:06 3days 02h 43min 011Й Regular Train 169 USD
14:30 17:19 3days 02h 49min 047Н Regular Train 49 USD
16:18 22:06 3days 05h 48min 001Э Regular Train 86 USD
17:33 22:06 3days 04h 33min 099Э Regular Train 36 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Vladivostok and Irkutsk

Yes there are direct trains departing from Vladivostok Gorod (Владивосток (Город)) and arriving to Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский). Trains depart 2 times a day.

Trains from Vladivostok to Irkutsk depart from Vladivostok Gorod (Владивосток (Город)) and arrive to Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский).

The fastest train is 001Щ , departing at 12:10 from Gorod and arriving to Irkutsk Passenger station. Travel time of the fastest train 001Щ - 2days 22h 13min. Tickets cost from 272 USD.

The cheapest train is 099Э , departing at 17:33 from Gorod, traveling for 3days 04h 33min and arriving to Irkutsk Passenger station at 22:06. Tickets for this train cost from 36 USD.

Travel time between Vladivostok and Irkutsk takes from 2days 22h 13min to 3days 05h 48min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Vladivostok to Irkutsk depart from Vladivostok Gorod (Владивосток (Город)). The first train a day departs at 11:50.

Trains from Vladivostok to Irkutsk arrive to Irkutsk Irkutsk Passenger station (Иркутск Пассажирский).

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

Ticket fares for Vladivostok 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 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 Vladivostok 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.

Train categories on a route between Vladivostok and Irkutsk

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 Vladivostok and Irkutsk depart 2 times a day, covering the whole route from 2days 22h 10min to 3days 05h 48min.

Regular Trains between Vladivostok and Irkutsk have the following numbers: 001М, 099Э, 007Н, 047Н, 001Щ, 061М, 001Э, 061Щ, 011Й

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 Vladivostok to Irkutsk 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 Vladivostok and Irkutsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
11:50 10:24 2days 22h 34min 061Щ 193 USD
11:50 10:24 2days 22h 34min 061М 189 USD
12:10 10:23 2days 22h 13min 001М Rossiya 324 USD
12:10 10:23 2days 22h 13min 001Щ 272 USD
14:23 17:06 3days 02h 43min 007Н 135 USD
14:23 17:06 3days 02h 43min 011Й 169 USD
14:30 17:19 3days 02h 49min 047Н 49 USD
16:18 22:06 3days 05h 48min 001Э 86 USD
17:33 22:06 3days 04h 33min 099Э 36 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Vladivostok and Irkutsk

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 trains on a route Vladivostok - Irkutsk

001М, Rossiya Regular Train

Departing from Vladivostok at 12:10 - arriving at Irkutsk at 10:23
Travel Time - 2days 22h 13min

Ticket classes:

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


001Э, Russia Regular Train

Departing from Vladivostok at 16:18 - arriving at Irkutsk at 22:06
Travel Time - 3days 05h 48min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 86 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 136 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Vladivostok and Irkutsk:

099Э,   Regular Train
Departing from Vladivostok at 17:33 - arriving at Irkutsk at 22:06
Travel Time - 3days 04h 33min

Ticket classes:

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


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Vladivostok and Irkutsk:

001Щ,   Regular Train
Departing from Vladivostok at 12:10 - arriving at Irkutsk at 10:23
Travel Time - 2days 22h 13min

Ticket classes:

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


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Vladivostok and Irkutsk:

001М, Rossiya  Regular Train
Departing from Vladivostok at 12:10 - arriving at Irkutsk at 10:23
Travel Time - 2days 22h 13min

Ticket classes:

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


 

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