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Map of the Host cities
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
Moscow
Sochi
Krasnodar Krai
St. Petersburg
Ekaterinburg
Sverdlovsk region
Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad region
Kazan
Tatarstan
Saransk
Mordovia
Samara
Samara region
Rostov-on-Don
Rostov region
Nizhny Novgorod
Nizhny Novgorod region
Volgograd
Volgograd region
Luzhniki
Jun 14, 2018 GTM
Russian Federation — Saudi Arabia
Jun 17, 2018 GTM
Germany — Mexico
Jun 20, 2018 GTM
Portugal — Morocco
Jun 26, 2018 GTM
Denmark — France
Jul 1, 2018 GTM
Round of 16
Jul 11, 2018 GTM
Semi-finals
Jul 15, 2018 GTM
FINAL
Spartak
Jun 16, 2018 GTM
Argentina — Iceland
Jun 19, 2018 GTM
Poland — Senegal
Jun 23, 2018 GTM
Belgium — Tunisia
Jun 27, 2018 GTM
Serbia — Brazil
Jul 3, 2018 GTM
Round of 16
SOCHI
Jun 15, 2018 GTM
Portugal — Spain
Jun 18, 2018 GTM
Belgium — Panama
Jun 23, 2018 GTM
Germany — Sweden
Jun 26, 2018 GTM
Australia — Peru
Jun 30, 2018 GTM
Round of 16
Jul 7, 2018 GTM
Quarter-final
SAINT PETERSBURG
Jun 15, 2018 GTM
Morocco — Iran
Jun 19, 2018 GTM
Russian Federation — Egypt
Jun 22, 2018 GTM
Brazil — Сosta Rica
Jun 26, 2018 GTM
Nigeria — Argentina
Jul 3, 2018 GTM
Round of 16
Jul 10, 2018 GTM
Semi-finals
Jul 14, 2018 GTM
Play-off for third place
EKATERINBURG
Jun 15, 2018 GTM
Egypt — Uruguay
Jun 21, 2018 GTM
France — Peru
Jun 24, 2018 GTM
Japan — Senegal
Jun 27, 2018 GTM
Mexico — Sweden
KALININGRAD
Jun 16, 2018 GTM
Croatia — Nigeria
Jun 22, 2018 GTM
Serbia — Switzerland
Jun 25, 2018 GTM
Spain — Morocco
Jun 28, 2018 GTM
England — Belgium
KAZAN
Jun 16, 2018 GTM
France — Australia
Jun 20, 2018 GTM
Iran — Spain
Jun 24, 2018 GTM
Poland — Colombia
Jun 27, 2018 GTM
Korea South — Germany
Jun 30, 2018 GTM
Round of 16
Jul 6, 2018 GTM
Quarter-final
SARANSK
Jun 16, 2018 GTM
Peru — Denmark
Jun 19, 2018 GTM
Colombia — Japan
Jun 25, 2018 GTM
Iran — Portugal
Jun 28, 2018 GTM
Panama — Tunisia
SAMARA
Jun 17, 2018 GTM
Costa Rica — Serbia
Jun 21, 2018 GTM
Denmark — Australia
Jun 25, 2018 GTM
Uruguay — Russian Federation
Jun 28, 2018 GTM
Senegal — Colombia
Jul 2, 2018 GTM
Round of 16
Jul 7, 2018 GTM
Quarter-final
ROSTOV-ON-DON
Jun 17, 2018 GTM
Brazil — Switzerland
Jun 20, 2018 GTM
Uruguay — Saudi Arabia
Jun 23, 2018 GTM
Korea South — Mexico
Jun 26, 2018 GTM
Spain — Croatia
Jul 2, 2018 GTM
Round of 16
NIZHNY NOVGOROD
Jun 18, 2018 GTM
Sweden — Korea South
Jun 21, 2018 GTM
Argentina — Croatia
Jun 24, 2018 GTM
England — Panama
Jun 27, 2018 GTM
Switzerland — Сosta Rica
Jul 1, 2018 GTM
Round of 16
Jul 6, 2018 GTM
Quarter-final
VOLGOGRAD
Jun 18, 2018 GTM
Tunisia — England
Jun 22, 2018 GTM
Nigeria — Iceland
Jun 25, 2018 GTM
Saudi Arabia — Egypt
Jun 28, 2018 GTM
Japan — Poland

They say that to get tourist visa to Russia is complicated. Is that true?

It depends on citizenship. Citizens of 32 countries do not need visa for entry. The list of countries with visa-free entry to the RF.

If you need Russian Visa, the easiest way to get it is to book tour through the travel agency and ask for visa support. But you always can apply for the visa yourself, you just need to be prepared. The list of the required documents.

Actually, anyone can visit Russia without visa — in period of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Entry by FAN ID without tourist visa.

How to get a FAN ID?

A FAN ID is a document that all of tourists have in order to attend any of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ matches. Purchase a ticket, submit an application on this website and get a FAN ID in special centers.

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How to get tickets?

All the tickets to 2018 FIFA World Cup matches can be purchased at the FIFA website. Spectators who purchase tickets to the football matches must fill in an application form with personal data.

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I want to visit the Urals, Siberia or Far East in Russia. How can I go there?

You can travel within Russia by trains, planes, buses and cars. 

Train tickets can be purchased online, there is english version of website  Air flights: you can book tickets on aggregators or websites of air companies.  The bus communication is provided by small regional companies, the time schedule is available in the Internet.

 

I heard about free train within Russia. What is it?

Free tickets to trains will be available in period of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Over 700 additional trains will be running between the host cities. In order to get a ticket for free train, one will need to provide a FAN ID and a ticket to a game. The train schedule will be available at the website of the Transport Department.