If you don't feel like spending many hours in a train, you can consider travelling by plane. Especially if you have the possibility to book in advance, flying to Chelyabinsk can be definitely cheap.
In which stations can you take the train to Chelyabinsk and where will you arrive?
The trains to Chelyabinsk will leave from САМАРА and will arrive at ДУБРОВКА ЧЕЛЯБИНСКАЯ.
How long to you need to get to Chelyabinsk by train?
The first train to Chelyabinsk leaves at 12:07, whereas the last one at 12:07. To get from Samara to Chelyabinsk by train, you will need 19 hours and 14 minutes.