The department
for Transport and Road
of Moscow

Why the Troika card?

The Troika card is a reusable plastic card that combines all ticket options and makes public transport more convenient.

Operating principle

A plastic card that can be topped up with any amount, and also аdd any paper ticket from the current fare menu.

Unified (Yediniy) 1 ride TAT (trolleybus, bus, tram) 1 ride90 minute 1 ticket journey = 1 ride by MetroMetro or monorail + unlimited touch-ins on surface transport within 90 minutes.
Metro — 28 roub. Trolley bus, bus, tram — 26 roub. Several means of public transport — 44 roub.

When you add a ticket to your Troika card your account will always be debited first according to the tariff of the ticket, and second according to Troika’s usual rates. Troika’s basic tariff rates – 28 rub for Metro, 26 rub for TAT, 44 rub for 90 Minute – will be reactivated after the expiration or full use of your “paper” ticket.

Topping up

The network of top-up points will be gradually expanded.

  • metro ticket office
  • ticket machine
  • payment terminals
  • Internet
  • ATM
  • text message


The advantages of the Troika card will continue to increase, making it popular for those who value convenience and flexibility.

Independence Be free from queuing, ticket kiosks, and schedules. Top up as easily as you do your cell phone, for any amount, and without fees. Freedom With Troika you can move throughout the city on a single card, whether for city transport, suburban commuter trains (elektrichka), and also Aeroexpress, parking, and bicycle rentals. by the end of 2013 Security The balance on your Troika card never expires and is protected from loss or theft when you register your card to your cell phone number. will be in 2014
Smart usage The Troika card is a smart way to use public transport. It automatically selects the cheapest tariffs among the tickets you add to the card. After a paper ticket on Troika expires or is used up, you pay the usual Troika base tariff. No service fee And the 50 ruble deposit can be refunded at any time. Stability Troika card fares are fixed through 2015.


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