Quick facts about Premiuim train
- All Premium trains consist of new carriages of the Tver Carriage Works.
- The ticket prices of Premium trains are usually higher than for other trains but always include meals.
- All Premium trains depart from Kazansky train station in Moscow.
Premiuim train schedule
|Route||Fastest trip||Number of trains||Price from|
|Moscow - Kazan||11h 10m||2 trains||92.23 $|
|Kazan - Moscow||11h 10m||2 trains||106.73 $|
|Moscow - Sochi||23h 14m||1 train||12.35 $|
|Sochi - Moscow||23h 06m||1 train||12.35 $|
|Krasnodar - Voronezh||11h 47m||1 train||104.43 $|
|Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow||6h 54m||1 train||12.35 $|
|Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod||6h 21m||1 train||71.48 $|
|Moscow - Ryazan||2h 38m||2 trains||51.55 $|
|Ryazan - Moscow||2h 27m||2 trains||53.43 $|
|Moscow - Vladimir||2h 50m||1 train||52.33 $|
|Vladimir - Moscow||3h 05m||1 train||60.14 $|
|Yekaterinburg - Moscow||25h 18m||1 train||12.35 $|
|Moscow - Voronezh||7h 08m||2 trains||82.10 $|
|Voronezh - Moscow||7h 21m||1 train||81.32 $|
|Moscow - Rostov on Don||15h 32m||2 trains||112.97 $|
|Rostov on Don - Moscow||15h 24m||2 trains||110.49 $|
|Krasnodar - Rostov on Don||3h 19m||1 train||55.77 $|
|Moscow - Krasnodar||19h 31m||1 train||125.24 $|
|Krasnodar - Moscow||18h 58m||1 train||125.24 $|
|Moscow - Kovrov||3h 58m||1 train||59.20 $|
|Rostov on Don - Sochi||7h 21m||1 train||12.35 $|
|Moscow - Adler||23h 52m||1 train||155.21 $|
|Rostov on Don - Ryazan||12h 52m||1 train||100.48 $|
|Rossosh - Moscow||9h 52m||1 train||84.13 $|
|Novorossiysk - Moscow||21h 33m||1 train||145.64 $|
|Novorossiysk - Krasnodar||2h 30m||1 train||47.53 $|
Classes of cariages of the train Premiuim
Second class also known as coupe carriage consists of 9 separate quardruple compartments with four bunks (2 lower and 2 upper), a fold-down table and a sliding door. Among other amenities are personal reading lights, storage space (built-in shelves over the door, boxes under the lower bunks, racks on the wall beside each bunk).
Third class, also known as platskart, is the cheapest option on long-distance trains. The open-class carriage consists of 54 bunks, arranged in bays of 4 on one side and bays of 2 on another, with an aisle between the two sides. The side bunks are over and under the window. When the passenger is not sleeping, lower side bunk transforms to a table and two seats.
The cabin consists of two bunks and a folding table. Usually both bunks are lower, but some trains have compartments with one lower and one upper bunk. Other amenities of the compartment include personal reading lights, storage space under the lower bunks and a sliding door. Usually there is also a mirror and in some trains - a wardrobe and sockets.
Six Russian branded («firmenny») trains were transferred to “premium” class in 2009. Some of them have their original names, but got the “Premium” status, others use the Premium brand as a name. They run from Moscow to eight Russian cities: Adler (Sochi), Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Novorossiysk, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod. The train consists of modern cars equipped with air conditioning units and bio toilets. A standard train composition includes 17 carriages: a luxury car, 3 first class (SV) cars, 10 second class (coupe) cars, 2 third class (platskart) cars, a restaurant car and a staff car. Compartments are equipped with LCD TVs. The doors of the compartments are closed with magnetic cards. The headrests of the lower shelves are equipped with devices for connecting headphones. In the luxury car there are six double coupes each with a private bathroom (WC and shower).
This train supports electronic registration. It means that a ticket which you receive by e-mail is already valid; a passenger should just print it and show on boarding along with the passport.