Kiyevsky railway station

The Kiyevsky station is one of the nine main railway stations of Moscow, Russia

Night view of Square of Europe and Kiyevsky railway station
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It is the only railway station in Moscow to have a frontage on the Moskva River.

The station is located at the Square of Europe, in the beginning of Bolshaya Dorogomilovskaya Street in Dorogomilovo District of Moscow.

View of the station from the banks of the River Moskva
pinterest button View of the station from the banks of the River Moskva Barnaul, Public Domain

As the name suggests there are regular services to Kiev as well as Belgrade, Zagreb, Varna, Bucharest, Sofia, Niš, Budapest, Prague, Vienna and Venice.

The station is served by the Kievskaya-Koltsevaya, Kievskaya (Filyovskaya) and Kievskaya (Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya) stations of Moscow Metro.

History and design

The station was built between 1914 and 1918 in the Byzantine Revival style pronounced in the 51 m (167 ft) high clocktower.

Originally named the Bryansk station, it was designed by Ivan Rerberg and Vladimir Shukhov, it is considered an important landmark of architecture and engineering of the time.

 Bryansky (Kiyevsky) Rail Terminal — during construction (opened 1918).
pinterest button Bryansky (Kiyevsky) Rail Terminal — during construction (opened 1918). unknown, Public Domain

The station's building is flanked by a gigantic landing platform which is distinguished by its simplicity and constructive boldness.

The platforms are covered by a massive glassed arch structures (length 321 metres (1,053 ft), width 47.9 metres (157 ft), height 30 m (98 ft), weight of the structures is over 1250 ton) in the form of a parabola.

Shukhov's steel-and-glass roof of Kiyevsky station
pinterest button Shukhov's steel-and-glass roof of Kiyevsky station Kucharek, Public Domain

Open-work steel trusses are clearly visible, and they demonstrate the elegance of the grandiose building.

Trains and destinations

Long distance

Train numberTrain nameDestinationOperated by
001/002Stolichny Express (rus: Столичный Экспресс, ukr: Столичний Експрес)Ukraine Kiev (Passenger)Russia Russian Railways
Ukraine Ukrainian Railways
003/004Kyiv (ukr: Київ)Ukraine Kiev (Passenger) (cars: Romania Bucharest, Bulgaria Sofia)Ukraine Ukrainian Railways
005/006Ukrayina (ukr: Україна)Ukraine Kiev (Passenger)Ukraine Ukrainian Railways
015/016Tisa (rus: Тиса)Ukraine Uzhhorod (Central) (cars: Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia Košice,
Slovakia Žilina, Slovakia Zvolen, Hungary Budapest, Serbia Belgrade,
Croatia Zagreb, Montenegro Bar, Greece Thessaloniki, Italy Venice)
Russia Russian Railways
023/024Odesa (ukr: Одеса)Ukraine Odessa (cars: Ukraine Truskavets)Ukraine Ukrainian Railways
047/048Moldova (mol: Moldova)Moldova ChişinăuMoldova Calea Ferată din Moldova
059/060Bolgaria-Express (rus: Болгария-Экспресс)Bulgaria Sofia (cars: Bulgaria Burgas, Bulgaria Varna)Russia Russian Railways
065/066Sodruzhestvo (rus: Содружество)Moldova ChişinăuRussia Russian Railways
077/078Volyn (ukr: Волинь)Ukraine KovelUkraine Ukrainian Railways
099/100Ivan Paristy (rus: Иван Паристый)Russia BryanskRussia Russian Railways
117/118Sumy (ukr: Суми)Ukraine SumyUkraine Ukrainian Railways

Other destinations

CountryDestinations
Russia RussiaAnapa, Kaluga, Klimov, Lgov, Novozybkov
Ukraine UkraineChernihiv, Chernivtsi, Feodosiya, Khmelnytskyi, Kremenchuk, Lviv, Truskavets, Yevpatoria, Zhmerynka, Mykolaiv

Useful Information

Kiyevsky station
Russian: Киевский вокзал, Translit& Kievskiy vokzal

Admission

free

Opening hours

  • 24/7

Contacts

121059, г. Москва, пл.Киевского вокзала, д. 1

☎ +7 (800) 775-00-00
kievsky.dzvr.ru

 Suburban destinations

Suburban commuter trains (elektrichka) connect Kiyevsky station with stations and platforms of the Kiyevsky suburban direction of Moscow Railway, in particular, with the towns of Aprelevka, Naro-Fominsk (Nara), Balabanovo, Obninsk, Maloyaroslavets, and Kaluga.

Airport connections

Kiyevsky station is connected to Vnukovo International Airport by Aeroexpress trains, which are not operated by Russian Railways though they use the same tracks.

Train Schedule

The schedule is in Russian. It shows departure (Отправление) and arrival (Прибытие) of trains (left) and Moscow time (right).