Magnitogorsk-Moscow: travel options along the route

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Magnitogorsk-Moscow: travel options along the route
Magnitogorsk-Moscow: travel options along the route

The distance from Magnitogorsk to Moscow is 1700 kilometers. It can be quickly flown by plane, traveled by train in 35 hours, overcome by car or by bus in transit through Ufa. Since Magnitogorsk is located on the border of Europe and Asia, during the trip you will have to cross almost the entire European part of Russia.

Magnitogorsk - Moscow
Magnitogorsk - Moscow

Air flight on the route

The city has an airport, so it is not surprising that planes of different airlines fly from Magnitogorsk to Moscow:

  • "Aeroflot".
  • "North Wind".
  • Pegas Fly.

The flight takes 2.5 hours, aircraft land at Sheremetyevo. The price of an economy class ticket starts from 4300 rubles. Departure times vary from 6 am to 9 pm.

Back, from Moscow to Magnitogorsk, flights are operated by the same airlines (from Sheremetyevo), as well as Ural Airlines (from Domodedovo). There are night, morning and afternoon flights to choose from.

Panorama of Magnitogorsk
Panorama of Magnitogorsk

Ride on the railroadroad

Only non-stop trailer cars with poisoning at 21:45 go from Magnitogorsk to Moscow. The train is on the way for 35 hours. The ticket price depends on the type of carriage, and there are only two of them:

  • Reserved seat - from 2800 rubles.
  • Compartment - from 5500 rubles.

The trailer car leaves the capital from the Kazansky railway station at 21:22 and arrives in Magnitogorsk 32 hours later at 07:30 am.

It is much more interesting to get to Moscow with a transfer in Ufa.

The train also leaves for the capital of Bashkiria from Magnitogorsk at 21:45 and arrives there in 9 hours. There are only two types of cars in it: reserved seats and compartments. Tickets cost, respectively, from 680 and 1200 rubles.

Four trains depart from Ufa to the capital with the following schedule:

  • 01:47. The composition of the local Ufa formation. Before its departure, it will be possible to walk around the city for a day: there are enough attractions.
  • 07:50. Passing train from Chelyabinsk. It has seated cars, a ticket to Moscow can cost about 1,400 rubles.
  • 08:53. Another composition from Chelyabinsk is branded and more expensive. It has sleeping cars. A ticket to the capital costs from 11 thousand rubles.
  • 14:41. A passing train from Karaganda formed by the railways of Kazakhstan. This affects the range of products at the conductor.

They all arrive at the Kazansky railway station. From 1600 rubles there is a ticket in a reserved seat car and from 3000 in a compartment car.

Back from Moscow to Ufa, trains depart according to the following schedule:

  • 12:26.
  • 15:30.
  • 21:22.
  • 22:50.

Travel from 22 to 30 hours.

When planning a trip, you should take into account that the time difference in Magnitogorsk and Moscow is two hours.

Station Magnitogorsk
Station Magnitogorsk

Ride on the bus

There are no direct buses from Magnitogorsk to Moscow, so you need to go with a change in Ufa. Before it, a ticket costs about 800 rubles. There are 10 flights: from 3 am to 10 pm. The trip will take 4.5 hours.

There are also buses from Ufa to Moscow, despite the long distance and the availability of trains. They leave at 10 and 11 in the morning and arrive in the capital after 20 hours, that is, at 4 and 5 in the morning, at the bus station near the VDNKh metro station or at the Kotelniki metro station. A ticket costs 2,200 rubles, that is, it is more expensive than a seated car on a train and the cheapest reserved seat options. But you need to ride while sitting and for a long time - this should also be taken into account.

Composition of Russian Railways at the station in Moscow
Composition of Russian Railways at the station in Moscow

Drive a car

Routes 80K-031 and R-316 lead from Magnitogorsk to Ufa along the picturesque eastern part of Bashkiria. They pass through sparsely populated areas among small settlements.

From Ufa to Moscow, the M-7 highway leads. It is more interesting to drive along it, as there are large cities along the way: Naberezhnye Chelny, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod.

The entire distance of 1700 kilometers can be covered in 22 hours, but on the way it will be necessary to stop at least once for the night. For example, in Kazan, where there is a large selection of hotels and hostels.

Sights of Magnitogorsk

An interesting city in its own way - a significant part of it is occupied by industrial zones. It is worth walking around for at least one day. The monuments in Magnitogorsk are varied: from monumental ones, like "Rear to the Front", to small modern ones for photo shoots, for example, with figures of elderly parents sitting on a bench.

If you want to learn more about the city, you should visit museums: local history and factory.

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