The Trans-Siberian Route from Moscow to Vladivostok




The Trans-Siberian travels some 9289km (about 6,000 miles) from Moscow to Vladivostok. The trip takes seven days nonstop.


Major Cities on the

Trans-Siberian Route


Begining of the trans Siberian at St. Petersberg

 St. Petersburg



Suzdal on the Trans Siberian rail road




 A day trip to the Golden Ring town of Suzdal, Russia.


Omsk on the Trans Siberian




 Omsk is the Capital of the Omsk Oblast and the 2nd Biggest City of Western Siberia and an important hub for Central Asian Trade like Kazakhstan .


Tomsk on the Trans Siberian




 Tomsk Region


Irkutsk on the TransSiberian Railroad




 Irkutsk - Russia


Irkutsk on the TransSiberian railroad




 The Spirit of Baikal

Vladivostok at the eastern end of the trans siberian railroad




 Highlights tour of Vladivostok, Russia



 My journey on the Transsiberian railway, May 2014. Moscow - Irkutsk - Olchon (Lake Baikal) - Ulan-Ude - Vladivostok




 Starting from Moscow or St. Petersburg, passing through Suzdal (Су́здаль) famous for its onion domed churchs, the industrial city of Perm ( Пермь ) , Yekaterinburg ( Екатеринбу́рг ) , Omsk ( Омск )with its stately 19th century buildings along Lyubinsky prospekt/Lenin Street, Novosibirsk ( Новосиби́рск ) with its railway museum, Tomsk ( Томск )the oldest Russian city in with Siberia interesting wooden buildings, Krasnoyarsk ( Красноя́рск) close to the huge national nature reserve of Stolby. After this the BAM line splits off to the north going to Vanino opposite Sakhalin Island Tayshet ( Тайше́т ) at Tayshet ( Тайше́т ).


The main Trans-Mongolian line going through Mongolia and onto Beijing splits off at Ulan-Ude. The Trans-Manchurian going through Harbin and Beijing splits off at Chita. It is also possible to take a train from Moscow to Central Asia, going to Tashkent and Almaty, these trains take about three days. From Almaty it is possible to enter China through Urumqi.From Vladivostok you can continue by ferry to Niigata on the west coast of Japan.



Video of a Trassiberian trip from

Moscow to Irkutsk in May 2006


Lake Baikal is famous for its smoked fish (Omul)

sold on the shore of Lake Baikal and at Slyudyanka Station:








 Baikal Amur Mainline

(BAM) Line Route