Sapsan high-speed train tickets
Quick facts about Sapsan train
- Sapsan train derived its name from the fastest bird in the falcon family. These trains can reach the speed up to 250 km/h.
- Sapsan trains are of a German quality – since 2009 they are constructed by a Siemens company.
- There are special seats for travelers with pets in the Economy class cars.
- There is a children’s area in the car with special seats for parents and children a swaddling table.
Sapsan train schedule
|Route||Fastest trip||Number of trains||Price from|
|Moscow - St. Petersburg||3h 30m||15 trains||68.53 $|
|St. Petersburg - Moscow||3h 30m||15 trains||12.33 $|
|Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow||3h 58m||1 train||68.53 $|
|Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod||3h 55m||1 train||68.53 $|
|St. Petersburg - Nizhny Novgorod||8h 03m||1 train||93.79 $|
|Nizhny Novgorod - St. Petersburg||8h 15m||1 train||93.79 $|
|St. Petersburg - Tver||2h 33m||9 trains||12.33 $|
|Tver - St. Petersburg||2h 34m||9 trains||52.12 $|
|Moscow - Tver||1h 00m||9 trains||12.33 $|
|Tver - Moscow||1h 03m||9 trains||41.26 $|
|Moscow - Vyshny Volochyok||1h 40m||4 trains||53.67 $|
|Vyshny Volochyok - Moscow||1h 40m||4 trains||53.67 $|
|St. Petersburg - Vladimir||6h 04m||1 train||76.28 $|
|Vladimir - St. Petersburg||6h 16m||1 train||76.28 $|
|St. Petersburg - Okulovka||1h 28m||1 train||60.18 $|
|St. Petersburg - Bologoe||1h 51m||4 trains||68.53 $|
|Bologoe - St. Petersburg||1h 50m||8 trains||52.12 $|
|Chudovo - Moscow||3h 02m||4 trains||61.42 $|
Classes of cariages of the train Sapsan
Seating carriages have soft seats and folding tabels like on the plane. There are several classes of seating carriages, which differ depending on included services and seats arrangement.
Sapsan seat map
|Business class seat||Premium class seat||Economy class seat||Economy superior seat||Bistro seat|
|Excursion booking service|
|The service of railway and air tickets|
|Taxi order service|
|Charge mobile phones|
|Shoe polishing machines|
|Baby kit (when buying a child ticket)|
|Pre-selection of food|
|Travel kit, plaid, pillow|
|Services of service centers at railway stations|
|Armchairs, folding in the position of reclining|
|Bistro, mobile bar services|
|Audio and video broadcast|
|Places for smoking (including electronic cigarettes)|
Sapsan train is a modern high-speed train perfectly adapted to the harsh Russian climate. If you are planning a trip between Moscow and St Petersburg or Nizhny Novgorod, we strongly recommend you to take advantage of a fast and comfortable Sapsan train: it wins comparing with a flight, as the trains arrive to the central train stations in both cities and you do not waste time in traffic jams on your way to the airport and then in lines for security control and baggage check-in. By choosing a Sapsan train, you also choose the safest and the most comfortable means of transportation – modern and reliable equipment with a high-level service will make your trip unforgettable and pleasant! Sapsan trains go from Moscow to St Petersburg and back, travel time in both directions takes less than 4 hours. There are more than 10 Sapsan trains a day for each route; they go all day long – from the early morning till the late evening. Usually each Sapsan train consists of 10 cars: 1 premium class car, 1 business class car, 1 dining car, 1 economy superior class car and 6 economy class cars. Since 2014 there is also a double-Sapsan train with 20 cars, where each class is duplicated. All cars have a storage space and a place for outwear. There are special seats for travelers with pets in the Economy class cars. Please, notice that it is not allowed to smoke in the train.
This train supports electronic registration. It means that a ticket which you receive by e-mail is already valid; a passenger should just print it and show on boarding along with the passport.