Are you travelling in Russia and planning to visit both Moscow and St Petersburg? Anyway, train is a very pleasant, safe and fast means of moving from one city to another. There are actually several trains, all of which are well-equipped, have restaurants, air-conditioning, toilets, wi-fi and whatever you actually might need during the trip.

Sapsan High-Speed Train

Modern train with catering onboard gain its popularity among business travellers and tourists. The way of 635 km will be covered in 3h 43m (St Petersburg-Moscow) and 3h 34m (Moscow-St Petersburg). You can choose seats from economy to premium class according to your budget, but either way the trip will be very nice, convenient and prompt.

Nevsky Express High-Speed Train

It is the first Russian high-speed train that reaches St Petersburg from Moscow in 4h. There are seating cars with 6 places compartments. Additional plus — meals are included in the ticket price. So your trip on Nevsky Express will be comfortable, rapid and quite economic!

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Luxury overnight trains

There are three high class trains that move in St Petersburg — Moscow (and opposite) direction: Grand Express, Red Arrow and Tolstoy.

If you are not so much in a rush and want to experience a night trip between the cities, then choose an option among these trains. First two travel in Russia, while Tolstoy commutes between Moscow and Helsinki with a stop in St Petersburg.

All trains are up-to-day with advanced design and technologies: tv, radio, wi-fi, shower. Professional staff will take care of your needs and assist in case of any questions. Dining is also included in the price. Pay attention, the prices might be a bit high for a budget traveller.

That is it for now! Hope this article was useful for you. Keep in mind that you can always purchase train tickets here >

And if you’d like to see St Petersburg during your trip, contact me directly. Have a safe trip to Russia!