The most popular railway destinations among Russians planning to travel this spring are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Adler, and Sochi, as reported by experts of the analytical centre of the Tutu.ru travel service.
It is specified that about every fourth ticket has been bought for Moscow in the spring. The average check for a train trip to Moscow in the spring is equal to 2,765 rubles in one direction. In second place in popularity is St. Petersburg, where 12.5 per cent of tickets are sold. The average one-way ticket price is 2,635 rubles.
Adler and Sochi railway stations are next in popularity, the total share of which in the total number of bookings is 4.4 per cent, and the average check is about 3.3-3.5 thousand rubles for a one-way ticket. The top ten most popular railway destinations for spring also included Rostov-on-Don, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg, and Kislovodsk.
The rating of popular destinations for travelling by train in the spring with departure from Moscow is headed by St. Petersburg. Also, the top three popular destinations from Moscow include Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod. In addition, trains from Moscow to Sochi, Kislovodsk, Yaroslavl, Vladimir, Simferopol, and Smolensk are in demand.
Travellers from St. Petersburg have Moscow in the first place, where more than half of railway tickets are issued. Pskov and Apatity are also in the top three in popularity. The top ten popular cities for travellers from St. Petersburg also include Tver, Belgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl, Petrozavodsk, Tula, and Rostov-on-Don.