The railway sector in Kazakhstan is onstage of development. Its technical capacity is increasing every year. Kazakhstan Trains run every week in Kyrgyzstan, China, Uzbekistan, Russia and other countries. There are regular routes to Kazakhstan from Russia. Prior to Astana can be reached within 56 hours to leave Moscow. There are trains that follow from Samara, Chelyabinsk, Novosibirsk and other Russian cities. Some Russian trains make docking in Petropavlovsk.
The railways of the country form the branchednetwork, which was founded in the period of the Soviet Union. Major population centers linked constant message. However, in Kazakhstan are huge areas not covered by the railway network.
Where to buy a train ticket
Buy a train ticket to Kazakhstan can be onthe official website of Kazakhstan Railways. Payment is accepted in a variety of ways, including from the Russian Savings Bank card. To buy w / tickets, you should register on the website https://epay.railways.kz. Further passengers can use the convenient search system. After entering the arrival and departure, departure date, the system will select a list of matching routes. There you can see the prices and time of arrival.
To purchase a ticket the passenger can useadditional site railways Kazakhstan pcente.kz. This method allows significant savings. Using Railways website for purchasing tickets on the train in Kazakhstan, the one is much more expensive.
Tickets for ordinary trains are cheap. The most expensive to travel on the trains of the Italian production, which not so long ago began to run on the railways of Kazakhstan. They move much faster than conventional trains. But such a train is on the main route: Almaty-Petropavlovsk, Almaty-Astana. By purchasing an e-ticket online, it must be exchanged for a traditional, turning to the cashier at the railway / train station. Trains, which operates an electronic record, produced at the time of the purchase of the ticket. In this case, the passenger can immediately take the train, without recourse to the cashier.
Train schedule in Kazakhstan can be viewedin the Internet. It is necessary to take into account that Kazakhstan is usually crowded train. Buy a ticket at the box office and go directly to impossible. Therefore, we recommend passengers to buy tickets in advance. In this case it is possible to get a discount of about 35% of the original cost of the ticket. With the high demand to the date of departure of the train ticket price increase.