Rail freight transportation Europe - China

Connecting the Trans-Eurasian corridor by rail - rail transport with Kuehne + Nagel

Today, companies face increased pressure to design their supply chains more flexibly, without compromising on security or price. To meet this need, Kuehne + Nagel developed a rail transport solution - KN Eurasia Express - the optimal transport solution between China, Russia and Europe, balancing fast transit times and economic freight costs of rail transport. This door-to-door rail service provides a fast, reliable and cost-efficient alternative option for those industries facing challenges of time to market, supply chain diversification, faster stock turnaround, late production due dates or capital commitment costs.

Rail transportation KN Eurasia Express

KN Eurasia Express - rail transport in Kuehne + Nagel

Optimise your supply chain with reduced transit times, reliable schedules, as well as long term steady transport prices.
KN Eurasia Express bridges the Trans-Euroasian corridor between China, Central Asia, Russia, Mongolia and Europe.

NEW: Quote, book and track your rail shipments online - it has never been easier to ship to and from China.

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Rail transportation services

Our Services

  • NEW: Online quoting and booking with possibility to compare LCL (sea and rail)
  • Door-to-door, import/export incl. customs clearance
  • Weekly departures on fixed schedules
  • High security standards at terminals and on routes along with enhanced container seals
  • Dedicated operation teams at origin and destination
  • Value added services, such as open-top container, temperature controlled container or garment on hanger
Rail freight benefits

Your benefits - in other words, why rail transport in Kuehne + Nagel is viable

  • NEW: Save time - quote and book your rail freight at any time, wherever you are
  • Gain transparency and control while transporting cargo through different legal zones with the new rail waybill
  • Speed-up of your supply chain with transit times of 12 to 18 days terminal to terminal
  • Increased planning reliability through stable prices compared to volatile seafreight market rates
  • Reduced logistics costs of rail transport compared to airfreight
  • End-to-end visibility and control via KN Login
  • Reduction of your environmental footprint
Rail map China - Europe

Kuehne + Nagel’s Rail Transport from and to China

Trans-Siberian – The North Route: 12,920 km

North East China – Siberia – West Russia – Belarus – Poland – any other European country


Silk Road – The South Route: 10,320 km

  • China – Kazakhstan – West Russia – Ukraine – Slovakia – any other European country (bypassing Malaszewicze)
  • China – Kazakhstan – West Russia – Belarus – Poland – any other European country