|Railway tickets, prices, rules|
Average price for travelling by trains about 1-2 EUR per 100 km. of route by train in the 2-nd class train. Also according to railway rules you should pay additional charge for order in advance (about 1-3 EUR) and other commissions (about 1-2 %).
If you'd like to travel by 1-st class train average price per 100 km will be about 4-5 EUR, 2-nd class - 2-3 EUR, 3-d class - about 1-2 EUR.Tip: You should use only 1st or 2nd class trains to avoid problem with traveling comfort.
If you'd like to buy tickets you should know train number, departure and arrival station name, date of departure, type of train and you passport information. On each railway station you can find book office ('kassa') where you can buy tickets. You have to pay by Russian rubles RUR (in Russia), Ukrainian hriven UAH (in Ukraine). Some travel agencies provide additional booking services without traveling to railway station. You can order tickets by phone or Internet (for example Bilet.ru agency in Moscow). You can pay in office of by credit card.
Railway transportation system regulated by Rules of Transportation Passengers, Luggage and Cargo. According to this Rules:
Unfortunately, there is now right now special railway season tickets or 5, 3- days tickets like in Europe.