03.04.2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 fans have booked almost 50% of free train tickets

Fans have booked almost 50% of tickets for the free trains that will transport them during the World Cup in Russia in the summer of 2018, ANO «Transport Directorate of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018» announced.

728 trains operating on 30 routes have been scheduled for free transportation of fans during the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. These trains have more than 440,000 seats. Ticket booking can be carried out online at ANO “Transport Directorate-2018” website tickets.transport2018.com or by phone +7 (495) 741-18-18 (for calls from abroad). Booking is available only for those fans who have a unified list of documents: passport, FIFA ticket and Fan ID.

Over 200,000 tickets were booked by fans for free trains, which is more than 46% of the total number of seats. We recommend to fans do not leave booking tickets to the last minute, as the amount of space is limited.

«World Cup visitors from 145 countries have already booked free tickets. Countries that have most actively booked tickets for trains include Russia, Colombia, Argentina, China, Mexico, and the United States. Almost half of the FIFA World Cup 2018 guests are foreign fans» - declared General Director of Transport Directorate of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Kirill Polyakov.

Free trips during the FIFA World Cup 2018 will be held in comfortable compartment carriages equipped with air conditioners and environmentally friendly toilet complexes, as well as a buffet car. The train park for fans will include modern single-decker and double-decker trains, electric and high-speed Lastochka and Strizh trains.

Russia will host its first FIFA World Cup 2018 from June 14 to July 15. Matches will take place in a total of 11 cities, namely Kaliningrad, Kazan, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, and Yekaterinburg.

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