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How to Travel to Kaliningrad during FIFA World Cup 2018: Tickets and Documents Needed
June 15, 2018 10:10


(Source: http://fototelegraf.ru)

Railway transport riding on the route Moscow-Kaliningrad crosses the borders of the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Lithuania. Due to this fact, if you have to travel to Kaliningrad by train, you need to carry a set of documents, the list of them is different for the citizens of different countries.

To travel by free trains to all the cities hosting the World Cup 2018, football fans will need to have an identification document with them, a ticket for the match in the city where the passenger is heading (or a confirmed ticket application) and a fan’s passport.

The mass media representatives accredited by FIFA need to have an identification document and the accreditation of FIFA. There are additional rules for the admission to the free trains heading to Kaliningrad. To travel to Kaliningrad, the fans - citizens of foreign countries will need to have a valid passport, a fan’s passport for traveling through the Republic of Belarus and a document permitting the transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania.

The citizens of the European Union, citizens of countries that have visa-free regime with the EU, holders of a valid Schengen visa for the period of such travel do not need to issue a transit permit for the passage through the Republic of Lithuania.

The mass media representatives accredited by FIFA - citizens of foreign countries need to have a valid passport, the documents permitting the transit travel through the territory of the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Lithuania.

The citizens of the European Union, citizens of countries that have visa-free regime with the EU, holders of a valid Schengen visa for the period of such travel do not need to issue a transit permit for the passage through the Republic of Lithuania.

Free travel for FIFA Fans – How to get Your Ticket?

 
2018 FIFA World Cup fans are invited to use free transport between Russian host cities. To use this service football fans will need their match tickets or documents granting access to the match, along with FAN ID, which is important.

How to get your ticket for additional trains? Follow  steps below.

1. Register at the official website: tickets.transport2018.com.

2. Enter game ticket data:
 
the ticket or application number;
FAN ID;
date and time of the match;
host city where the game is played.
 
3. Choose additional train route and  seat.

During registration process football fans will have to provide the following data: 
 
1. FAN ID number;
2. Personal data (last name, first name, patronymic (if applicable), date of birth, gender, citizenship, type of ID document and its number;  E-mail;  Contact phone number.)

After filling in all the information, a football fan will receive a message with the boarding coupon via email provided during registration. The message contains confirmation of the right of free transportation with relevant information (location and time of departure/arrival of the additional train, train number and seat, along with the list of documents required to present during boarding).

Important 
The right to free transport is provided on First Come First Served basis.
If you couldn’t obtain your free ticket for any reason, you can always rely on our transfer servicesbuy train and bus tickets online or rent a car following the links below. 


                                                         Book Transfer from Russian Airports Online 


Transfer from Airport Samara 
 
 
1. Find the route you want
Choose the city or train station in the search box. 
 
2. Book transfer online
Specify the date and time of the transfer, the flight number, the hotel address or name and other details of the trip. Leave your contact details and make a prepayment. As soon as you do it, the car is booked.
 
3. Driver will meet you
At the appointed time and place, our driver will pick you up. He will be with your nameplate and all necessary information about the trip. He will help you with the luggage and comfortably take you to your destination.
 
This is the easiest way to book transfer in Russia during FIFA World Cup 2018.


Book Train and Bus Tickets to get to FIFA World Cup 2018 Host Cities in Russia

If you have time on your hands and want to explore mainland Russia, travelling by train is your best option. It is more economical, although longer, than travelling by air. On the other hand, you do not have to worry about the roads and petrol, as when you travel by car. You can also choose to travel in a private compartment or in a common carriage. Altogether economy, comfort, and opportunities for reflexion and observation are three reasons to book Russian train tickets, if you plan to travel.




Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: FIFA Russia 2018 Kaliningrad    

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