Quick facts about Arktika train
- Arktika is the only branded train on Moscow - Murmansk direction.
- The train appeared in the Soviet time, and now runs daily from Moscow to Murmask with a stop in Saint Petersburg.
- The train was renovated in 2010.
- The train is equipped with bio toilets and air conditioning in each carriage.
Arktika train schedule
|Route||Fastest trip||Number of trains||Price from|
|Moscow - St. Petersburg||8h 32m||1 train||92.38 $|
|St. Petersburg - Moscow||8h 09m||1 train||82.37 $|
|St. Petersburg - Petrozavodsk||6h 54m||1 train||74.83 $|
|Petrozavodsk - St. Petersburg||6h 56m||1 train||68.79 $|
|Apatity - Moscow||31h 13m||1 train||157.67 $|
|Moscow - Apatity||31h 18m||1 train||157.67 $|
|Apatity - Murmansk||3h 35m||1 train||68.79 $|
|Murmansk - Apatity||3h 57m||1 train||54.22 $|
|Apatity - St. Petersburg||22h 39m||1 train||107.78 $|
|St. Petersburg - Apatity||22h 09m||1 train||105.51 $|
|Kem - Moscow||24h 03m||1 train||133.39 $|
|Moscow - Kem||24h 04m||1 train||133.39 $|
|Kem - Murmansk||10h 44m||1 train||76.79 $|
|Kem - Petrozavodsk||8h 03m||1 train||73.50 $|
|Petrozavodsk - Kem||7h 31m||1 train||73.50 $|
|Kem - St. Petersburg||15h 29m||1 train||86.45 $|
|St. Petersburg - Kem||14h 55m||1 train||63.20 $|
|Moscow - Murmansk||35h 03m||1 train||141.21 $|
|Murmansk - Moscow||35h 20m||1 train||146.50 $|
|Moscow - Petrozavodsk||16h 03m||1 train||92.68 $|
|Petrozavodsk - Moscow||15h 30m||1 train||93.44 $|
|Moscow - Vyshny Volochyok||3h 03m||1 train||49.39 $|
|Murmansk - Petrozavodsk||19h 20m||1 train||104.00 $|
|Petrozavodsk - Murmansk||18h 30m||1 train||97.97 $|
|Murmansk - St. Petersburg||26h 46m||1 train||116.56 $|
|St. Petersburg - Murmansk||25h 54m||1 train||112.31 $|
|Murmansk - Kem'||11h 02m||1 train||83.13 $|
|St. Petersburg - Okulovka||3h 15m||1 train||47.38 $|
Classes of cariages of the train Arktika
Second class also known as coupe carriage consists of 9 separate quardruple compartments with four bunks (2 lower and 2 upper), a fold-down table and a sliding door. Among other amenities are personal reading lights, storage space (built-in shelves over the door, boxes under the lower bunks, racks on the wall beside each bunk).
Third class, also known as platskart, is the cheapest option on long-distance trains. The open-class carriage consists of 54 bunks, arranged in bays of 4 on one side and bays of 2 on another, with an aisle between the two sides. The side bunks are over and under the window. When the passenger is not sleeping, lower side bunk transforms to a table and two seats.
The cabin consists of two bunks and a folding table. Usually both bunks are lower, but some trains have compartments with one lower and one upper bunk. Other amenities of the compartment include personal reading lights, storage space under the lower bunks and a sliding door. Usually there is also a mirror and in some trains - a wardrobe and sockets.
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.