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Sapsan high-speed train tickets

Sapsan is the fastest train service between Moscow and St. Petersburg.
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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

Sapsan train schedule

Route Fastest trip Number of trains Price from
Moscow - St. Petersburg 3h 30m 8 trains 64.91 $ Show schedule Hide schedule
St. Petersburg - Moscow 3h 30m 11 trains 73.78 $ Show schedule Hide schedule
Chudovo - Moscow 3h 02m 4 trains 62.97 $ Show schedule Hide schedule

Classes of cariages of the train Sapsan

Seating carriage

Seating carriage

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 1 2
Economy class seat 3 4 6 7 8 9 10
Bistro seat 5

Sapsan services

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
Guaranteed food
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
Media Center
Audio and video broadcast
Places for smoking (including electronic cigarettes)
Concealed CCTV
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.

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Sapsan train reviews

Sapsan rating:
4.77/5 based on 2181 reviews of travellers
feedback left 3 days ago
- Good Service - comfortable seats and train - train was in time
Train number: 766А
Travel date: 19 Jan 2020
Nicole Schneider, Germany
feedback left 6 days ago
Train is clean, comfort and fast.Crue is helpful. it is easy to travel and to do work same time.
Train number: 759А
Travel date: 16 Jan 2020
Eesti Kontsert, Lithuania
feedback left 1 week ago
An amazing experience! I enjoyed the trip travelling at great speed with wifi to boot all the way from St Petersburg to Moscow
Train number: 769А
Travel date: 13 Jan 2020
Mervin B, South Africa
feedback left 1 week ago
Both comfort and onboard service was very good.
Train number: 764А
Travel date: 11 Jan 2020
Marko, Serbia
feedback left 1 week ago
Comfortable seats, good facilities & friendly staff
Train number: 762А
Travel date: 11 Jan 2020
Dawn, United Kingdom (UK)

Electronic check-in

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.