Maps: Exploration, Resources, Reserves, and Production. How to plan & book a journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Here is a summary of all the most important trains on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
Make sure you read the notes! The times shown are departure times unless it says otherwise, at most stations you can assume the arrival time will be 5 to 15 minutes before departure. There are other slower trains not shown here, simply use the Real Russia online system here to find train times for all possible trains, or to confirm these times. All trains run to Moscow time whilst in Russia, and all Russian timetables quote Moscow time, even though local time can be up to 7 hours ahead of Moscow. So the times shown in the timetable below for all Russian locations are Moscow time, but the times shown for locations in Mongolia and China are local time. Eastbound timetable... * Moscow-Beijing is 7,622 km (4,735 miles) via Ulan Bator or 8,986 km (5,623 miles) via Harbin.
Remember, the times shown above for stations within Russia are all Moscow time, GMT+3, not local time. Note A: Rossiya. Note D: Vostok. Bangkok to Angkor Wat & Phnom Penh, HCMC to Phnom Penh. Visiting Cambodia....
Cambodia currently has no train service, but there are bus links to neighbouring countries. As always, overland travel will be far more interesting than flying, as well as better for the environment, and the journeys will be as much part of your travel experience as the destination cities and sights. This page will help you plan and make overland journeys by bus and train to, from and within Cambodia. International travel to Cambodia Bangkok - Saigon across Cambodia by train & bus Bangkok - Siem Reap - Phnom Penh by train & bus Saigon - Phnom Penh by bus Europe to Cambodia by Trans-Siberian railway Domestic travel in Cambodia Phnom Penh - Siem Reap by speedboat.
Train times & fares from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Ko Samui, Phuket, Nong Kai etc. How to use the trains in Thailand...
Thailand has one of the best metre-gauge rail systems in the world, and train travel is easily the best way to get around & see the country. Train travel in Thailand is comfortable, safe, cheap, environmentally friendly. And unlike flying, it's a genuine Thai experience making the journey as much a part of your trip as the destination. Taking the train is easily the best way to travel between Bangkok & Chiang Mai, a train+ferry combo is the best way from Bangkok to Ko Samui, and a train+bus combo is the best way from Bangkok to Krabi or Phuket.
Heading for Laos? Train times & fares for popular routes... Bangkok - Chiang Mai Bangkok - Nong Khai (for Vientiane, see the Laos page) Bangkok - Ubon Ratchathani Bangkok - Aranyaprathet (for Phnom Penh, Siem Reap & Cambodia) How to travel by train Singapore - Kuala Lumpur - Penang - Bangkok. Key to classes: L = Deluxe sleeper (Premier Night Deluxe), 1 or 2-bed compartments with private shower & toilet, air-conditioned.
F = 1st class sleepers (Premier Night Standard), 2-bed compartments with washbasin, air-conditioned. S = 2nd class sleepers (Superior Night), upper & lower berths with curtains for privacy, air-conditioned. 1 = 1st class seats (Premier). Reasonably luxurious if faded, reclining, air-conditioned. 2 = 2nd class seats (Superior). 3 = 3rd class seats (Economy). Train 14 & 15: Ekspress Sinaran Timur. Train 26 & 27: Ekspress Senandung Timuran. Train 28 & 29: Ekspress Senandung Wau. Trains 81-93: Run every day. 3rd class slow train, much older train with basic seats, not air-con. Trains 91-92: Runs every day. Quick links: Fares How to buy tickets Map of train routes in Southeast Asia Hotels in Singapore, KL Heading for the Perhentian islands? How much does it cost? See the fares section & how to buy tickets section. First class lounges... Over 60? Do I need a reservation?