The city is favourably situated on the crossing of the main lines and at a distance of 382 km (237,36 mi) south from Moscow (motorway M2, E95)
The means used to get from Moscow to Oryol.
It takes 4,5 hours to get from Moscow to Oryol in the premium service express №825 which departs from Kursky Railway Station of the capital except the second Tuesday of every month.
It takes about 7 hours to get from Kursky Railway Station in Moscow to the destination in the 23,43 passenger train №603. It departs daily in summer (in the other months it does not depart on Sundays).
There are more than 20 other trains that can transport you from Kurski Railway Station and some trains from Kievski Railway Station. It takes 5-7 hours.