Railroad is one of the simplest, cheapest and most affordable ways to travel between the two greatest and oldest cities of Russia. The “Ilmen” express train offers the fastest and most comfortable way to cover the distance of 606 km in only 8 hours 19 minutes, the longest stop duration is 2 minutes!
On our website, you can book high-speed train tickets online - just choose the number of adult passengers and children, dates and points of arrival and departure, and make payment. We will e-mail you the e-tickets - you will only have to print them and show them along with the passport to the conductor while boarding. Schedules, useful train and route descriptions in a language you will find preferable are also available.
The train no. 042A departs from the Leningradsky railway station, Moscow and runs as far as the Novgorod-na-Volkhove railway station, Veliky Novgorod. This is a direct train, with no interchanges or long stops scheduled, it offers the shortest travel time possible of a little over 8 hours against nearly 11 for ordinary trains. The train has both standard chair cars, couchette cars, corridor cars, sleepers and luxury cars.
The Leningradsky passenger terminal is the capital's oldest railway station and is located inKomsomolskaya Square. The nearest metro stations are Komsomolskaya, Radialnaya and Koltsevaya of the Sokolnicheskaya line.
The railway station offers services such as:
Novgorod-na-Volkhove is the city’s main railway station, comprising six tracks and four platforms. It has a waiting room and a cash desk.
The following services are available:
Most train tickets in Russia are electronic tickets. You only need to print the tickets on a standard printer (at home or in the hotel you are staying) and show printed tickets and your passport to the car attendant when boarding the train.