It is very easy to get to railway station. The exit from the subway station VOKZAL'NAYA will lead you to Privokzal'naya Square: to the Suburban and Central Station building and walk straight to the end of the gallery.
The information boards at the stations announce to time of arrival and departure of ukraine trains, the route, the platform and train numbers. At each platform there is also a tableau displaying information about the train, which shortly arrives at this line. An announcer informs you about the arrival and departure of trains in Ukrainian, Russian and English. If you have arrived beforehand, better to leave your luggage in the cloackroom. Do not be scared by announcement about change of shifts or lunch breaks: you will get your things when you come for them. At your service are the post, telephone boxes, the Internet, snack bar, cafe and restaurant, several waiting rooms. In the small shops selling press and souvenirs you can buy a fresh newspaper, a detective story or some trifles.
If you need to change money, remember, that the exchange rate here is calculated for those people, who are waiting their train and have no other option. In the Southern Station building a small hotel with very reasonable prices awaits travelers. To check-in you will need your passport and train ticket, confirming that of all means of transport you prefer a train to a submarine. Children up to 10 get a 50% discount. Vigilant porters will propose you their services in case they see you carrying heavy bags. Before the railway station there is a taxi stop. Prices, named by cabbies are aimed at those who are new to the city and have nothing in common with the real tariffs.
To buy a ticket you will need your passport. Travelling by ukraine train is much cheaper than by air, so railroad tickets are in high demand. In summer in the rush season, it is sometimes impossible to buy them. You can buy a ticket 45 days before the departure date. Tickets are available not only at the stations. The desks of advance tickets are located at 38/40 T. Shevchenko Blvd. You can book tickets by phone 050, a small percent will be taken of you for their delivery.
ADDRESSES AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS:
Central railway station: 1, Privokzalnaya Sq.
Information service: of the Central Station (arrival and departure of trains), tel. (38044) 005
Booking railway tickets with delivery: (6-45 days beforehand), tel. (38044) 050
Railway pay desks: 38/40, T. Shevchenko Blvd.
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