THERE IS NO COMPUTERIZED SALE OF TRAIN TICKETS IN UKRAINE AND CIS COUNTRIES SO FAR.
In order to buy your train tickets you might check the train timetable first:
This Russian website "Your Train" is probably the only site in English that has an updated train searchClick here to find out more
TRAIN TICKETS – BOOK NOW!
SoloEast Travel can book, get and deliver you the best train tickets available in the area.
Delivery fee is extra (available worldwide - please contact us/fill in the comments field for details) - if you arrive to Kiev airport you might consider booking airport pick up - then there will be no delivery fee involved.
Please be serious when inquire - as it takes us time to select the best choice for you. An inquiry with a blank "comments" field will be replied to last.
Each carriage on the most of the trains has a hall and cabins which can be locked from inside.
Washrooms are located at the beginning and at the end of each carriage.
1st class car has nine cabins with two berths per cabin.
The cost of the ticket varies anywhere from US $30.00 to US$ 100.00 per ticket
2nd class carriage has nine cabins. There are four berths in each cabin.
The cost of the ticket varies anywhere from US $10.00 to US$ 40.00 per ticket
TYPES OF THE TRAINS
Transit trains - almost impossible to buy the tickets in advance - but good to know when they run just in case of emergency - you can try to buy a ticket any point of a train's route two hours prior to departure
Direct trains - is your best choice - e.g. if you have to travel from Kiev to Lviv the train #91 Kiev-Lviv is a direct train - you can buy the tickets 45 days in advance.However there are few types of direct trains too:
- "Firmenniy" - the best train on a certain route (usually the most expensive one).
- Shvidkiy/Fast - doesn't really fast as it usually takes eight hours to cover 400 km distance but still have the carriages which are looked after properly.
- "Pasazhirskiy" - means passanger train - usually very dilapidated and slow.
- "Expess Trains - in Ukraine available between Kiev and Kharkiv, Dnepropetrovsk and Vinnitsa. These trains are rennovated, have seats instead of bearths and they are almost two times faster than the other trains on the same route.