How to book a train ticket, Railways through the Internet without paying?
Why do we need reservation of train tickets through the Internet? Of course, much easier just to make instant purchase tickets for the train in the right direction.
However, there are times in life when the passenger has not determined the necessity of a trip or a specific date. Then come to the aid of services such as booking rail tickets through a global network.
Methods of payment
Perhaps it is difficult nowadays to find someone who likes to stand in line. But buying train tickets is almost always associated with a queue at the railway ticket office at any time of the year.
In many countries thanks to the development of the Internet has long been possible to book and buy ticket for train travel from the comfort of your home or office.
This service is very popular among business people that do not accept the loss of time for something so useless standing in line, when sorely lacking 24 hours a day in our hectic century. And an ordinary housewife, living on the other side of town from the train station, is unlikely to want to lose half a day to buy tickets for a planned trip. Due to the possibility of booking from home this can be done in just few minutes. To do this:
- The presence of a phone or the Internet with appropriate equipment (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.);
- Select the station of departure;
- Choose arrival station;
- To determine the date of the trip.
By using the booking can be pre-ordered, that is, to reserve space in the desired direction. Booking does not oblige to pay instantly.
Booking train tickets it is possible in several ways.
Via the Internet
This is one of the fastest and most affordable ways. Using search engine you can easily find online sites that provides ticket reservation service. You only need to enter in the order form such data:
- Personal data to the prospective passenger;
- The train number;
- Date of departure;
- The choice of location.
The order will be confirmed via e-mail. In making this booking, on average it takes about 15 minutes.
On the phone
This method is also simple and has few differences from the previous one. If in the first way you "communicated" with the computer equipment, the communication takes place with the operator. You will have to tell him the same information that you provided when booking via the Internet.
In this method, there is a undeniable bonus – the opportunity to consult with the operator. In a personal conversation you still have the opportunity to ask questions and take advantage of the awareness of the operator in selecting the desired ticket.
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At the ticket office or the office of the company
The classic solution to this problem is to appeal to the railway ticket office or the office. This method is in principle not different from the previous two, but one "but": you have to leave the house and spend time on the road to the cash register and standing in line. But here everyone decides for himself which way of booking him more acceptable.
To all destinations across the country, except Kaliningrad and the Kaliningrad region are allowed booking 45 days before departure of the composition.
Relative to Kaliningrad and Kaliningrad region it is necessary to consider that the booking is terminated in this direction irrespective of the route for four days prior to the departure of staff.
Different directions outside of our state have different dates possible booking. For example, 58 days allotted for reservation of seats in the following areas:
- Czech Republic;
But only 43 days given to the booking in the following areas:
- The Baltic States;
This information must be taken into account prior to making the reservation.
Backup via the web
This process is quite easy and even fascinating. You can appreciate the advantages of this method.
It should be a time to take this treatment for 15 minutes in the future you just don't want to waste your precious time on the trip to the box office and stay in queue.
The algorithm of actions
- In a search engine input query: "Booking train tickets through the Internet."
- Choose any website and go at it.
- Choose the menu: "Service for tourists Booking rail tickets." Open the tab.
- In the opened window designated route:
- the point of departure;
- the point of arrival;
- the date of departure.
- Automatically opens the page with the offer of possible trains. Choose the option which suits you:
- at the price;
- at the time;
- at the time of departure.
- Choose your desired train, coach class.
- Opens a window in which the designated free space in the car. The marked shelves upper and lower. You can specify automatic selection or do it yourself manually.
- After selecting suitable option for you need to fill out a questionnaire passengers. Data for adults are taken from the passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation, for children – birth certificate.
- Specify the email address.
- The specified address will receive a booking confirmation.
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How much time your booking is valid?
Booking a ticket for traveling by train will save you from unnecessary anxiety about the availability of tickets in the desired direction. To pay a ticket are given one day. This means that if after 24 hours, after the booking, rail ticket, he will not be ordered, the reservation will be cancelled.
However, there are services that provide this service for a longer period. For example, in cash desks of the Moscow service centre railway Agency booking is for three days.
At the time of booking of tickets, please specify the period allocated for the repayment of the travel document. After all, electronic ticketing has a number of advantages before booking:
- There is no need in personal presence when making;
- There is no fee for issuing a ticket in the usual paper format.
If you decided not to stay on the reservation and travel document to the e-ticket, after paragraph 8 of this instruction proceed to payment. The choice of the form of payment depends on your capabilities. For example, online transfer from a Bank card Maestro, Visa, MasterCard, or Visa Electron. You can pay by electronic purse payment system WebMoney and others like it.
After payment an e-ticket will be delivered to your email address. Will only print and hit the road.
A ticket for children under 5 years is similar to that when buying in cash. You just need to specify in the column "Children under 5" information about the child.
Making a ticket, you will receive a proposal for insurance against accidents. Because insurance is voluntary, you can choose not to pay, abandoning this service. In case of agreement on voluntary insurance against accidents you together with the electronic ticket will receive an e-mail and insurance.
Pay attention to the presence of electronic registration. The presence of electronic registration should be in the email that will be sent to your e-mail with confirmation of booking. If e-check is passed, it is possible to printing a ticket, Board the train on presentation of a passport to the conductor.
Thus, the service purchase a ticket remotely will allow the client to have the whole day to determine the necessity of the trip, while not worrying about the possible lack of travel documents, especially in times of excessive demand in some areas.
Call the hotline
The Russian railway has a Single center of information services.Reservation can be made by phone this center 8 (800) 775-00-00. A call can be done from any corner of the country every day, 24 hours a day.
On the whole territory of Russia calls on the hot line are free. This service became available for all Russians since January 2014.
In conversation with the operator will need to specify:
- Accurate personal data from a document confirming the identity;
- Your phone number;
- Your e-mail (preferably);
- The direction of movement;
- The date of the trip.
The electronic Inbox is provided for your own convenience of the customer. Will send you an application form. This form should be printed out and presented to the cashier at time of redemption train ticket.
Ticket price will increase to the amount of the service fee.
Getting a paid ticket
Payment by choosing one of the most convenient ways. To also several ways to choose from.
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How and where to get?
The booked ticket can be obtained at any railway office of the Russian Federation. To obtain the ticket at the box office you need to have:
- Order form;
And also, if the ticket has not been paid need money to pay for the cost of the ticket and terminal fee, which depends on the price of the ticket.
In lieu of a passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation for the redemption of the train ticket can be submitted the following documents:
- Birth certificate (for children);
- Seaman's passport;
- Military ID;
- Foreign passport (for foreign citizens).
Reserved travel document you can redeem not only at the box office. For example, ordering a courier delivery. However, with this service you need to be prepared for additional costs.
Already paid tickets can be printed out independently in dedicated terminalsthat are installed in the halls of railway stations of major cities.
Payment is possible as cash, and by Bank transfer, credit card type Maestro, Visa, MasterCard, Visa Electron. On sites that provide service for selling train tickets, in most use different payment systems: Yandex Money, WebMoney, Qiwi, PayPal.
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