Trains from Moscow to St. Petersburg

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Moscow - St. Petersburg timetable

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Departure dates Train Price from
00:20 08:59 8h 39m Daily 020У Megapolis 70.22 $
00:41 09:14 8h 33m Daily 016А Arktika 70.94 $
05:50 09:23 3h 33m Daily 752А Sapsan 79.58 $
06:50 10:45 3h 55m Daily 754А Sapsan 81.02 $
07:00 11:06 4h 06m Daily 756А Sapsan 90.21 $
09:40 13:30 3h 50m Daily 760А Sapsan 85.33 $

Moscow - St. Petersburg route details

Route overview
Fastest trip 3h 33m
Average journey time 5h 27m
Distance 631 km
Trains overview
First departure 00:20
Last departure 23:55
Trains per day 21 - 23
Price from 51.11 $

Frequently Asked Questions

Ticket fares for Moscow – St. Petersburg train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case, prices for the best trains usually start from 60 USD per passenger in the second class.
The length of the railway between two capitals of Russia is 650 km. This distance can be covered in a quite short time from 10 to 4 hours.
Sleeper trains usually cover this distance during the night, on average it is 8 hours. High-speed seating trains get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg in about 4 hours.
There are more than 30 daily departures from Moscow to Saint Petersburg and many options from the most budget ones to luxury compartments looking more like hotel rooms. Depending on your preferences and timetable, we recommend choosing between bullet day trains Sapsan and branded sleepers such as Red Arrow and Grand Express.
Almost all Sapsan trains depart from the Leningradsky train station in Moscow, which is located in Komsomolskaya square right next to Komsomolskaya metro station. There is a luggage inspection at the entrance to the station, and before the exit to platforms, so we advise to be at the station in advance.

Moscow - St. Petersburg train reviews

Train number: 772А
Travel date: 02 Oct 2021
Comfortable, easy access, good quality of food
H.M, Saudi Arabia
Train number: 766А
Travel date: 27 Sep 2021
Rana, Canada
Train number: 766А
Travel date: 13 Sep 2021
Kholoud, Saudi Arabia
Train number: 766А
Travel date: 20 Jul 2021
The trip was generally excellent. The trip was generally excellent. Seats are comfortable, sterilization tools are available for passengers, hot and cold food and drinks are available for travelers. Just wi-fi needs improvement because it's a little slow
Ali Kashwani , United Arab Emirates
Train number: 756А
Travel date: 18 Sep 2020
Quick, on-time, effective, reasonably comfortable seats, friendly
Frank, Germany

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