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    Lev Tolstoi train

    Quick facts about Lev Tolstoi train

    • The train operates a currency exchange and Tax Free refund point. Rubles, dollars and euros are accepted.
    • An audioguide informs the passengers about the sights and historical events along the train route.
    • In 2017, the year of the 100th anniversary of Finland's independence, the train presented a small library that introduces passengers to the classical and modern literature of Finland.
    Lev Tolstoi train
    The train got its name in honor of the famous Russian writer, the author of “War and Peace” novel. The birthday of the train "Lev Tolstoi" is on May 30, 1975. It was the first night train, developing speed over 120 km / h. And although there are now faster trains going to Helsinki, "Lev Tolstoi" is still in great demand by people who value comfort. It runs daily from the Leningradsky Station in Moscow through Tver, St. Petersburg, Vyborg, Vainikkalu, Kouvola and Lahti to Helsinki and back. The ordinary train composition consists of 5 first-class carriages, 8 second-class carriages, 1 or 2 luxury cars, a restaurant car and a car-carrier. In the train "Leo Tolstoy" you will feel comfortable and safe: the train is guarded by a special brigade, and the doors in the compartment have electronic locks. All the train conductors have very high qualifications, long work experience and know several foreign languages. The restaurant car is richly decorated in Russian style and offers to enjoy the Russian cuisine and special athmosphere. In the cars of the first and second class there are eight sleeping compartments. In the 1st class compartment there are two lower berths, in the 2nd class compartment there are two lower and two upper berths. Each car has two sanitary units (in one of them there is a shower). The places for luggage are located below the lower shelves. Each compartment has an individual air conditioning system, two sockets, shelves for storage of small items, individual lighting for each seat. A washbasin is hidden under the folding table of each compartment. In daytime the lower shelves are transferred into comfortable sofas with a soft back. In the middle of the back, there is a folding armrest with cup holders, so that the sofa easily turns to two comfortable chairs. And at night, these sofas are just as easy to turn into beds with a width of 70 cm, already dressed with bed linen. In the first-class carriages they provide superior bed linen, extra pillows and terry towels. Hot meals are provided for the passengers in the first class. The luxury carriage consists of 4 compartments and a bar. The compartment can accommodate up to 2 adults and a child. The coupe in the luxury car is transformed into a bedroom, a living room or a study. The sofa is transformed into a double bed, and there is also an upper sleeping shelf. All the compartments are equipped with private air conditioning, DVD players, LCD TVs, Internet access. For maximum comfort in the compartment there are individual shower cabins and a biotoilet with a heated floor. A shower set, a bathrobe and slippers are provided for each passenger of a luxury car.

    Lev Tolstoi train schedule

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    Helsinki - St. Petersburg

    6h 34m
    1 train
    7173 RUB
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    031А 17:44 01:18 6h 34m except
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    7173 RUB

    Helsinki - Moscow

    14h 32m
    1 train
    8914 RUB
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    031А 17:44 09:19 14h 32m except
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    8914 RUB

    Moscow - Helsinki

    14h 20m
    1 train
    8914 RUB
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    032А 23:10 13:30 14h 20m except
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    8914 RUB

    Vyborg - St. Petersburg

    1h 42m
    1 train
    4349 RUB
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    031А 23:36 01:18 1h 42m except
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    4349 RUB

    St. Petersburg - Vyborg

    1h 53m
    1 train
    4249 RUB
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    032А 06:01 07:54 1h 53m except
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    4249 RUB

    Helsinki - Tver

    12h 06m
    1 train
    9192 RUB
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    031А 17:44 06:50 12h 06m except
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    9192 RUB

    Vyborg - Helsinki

    5h 03m
    1 train
    5153 RUB
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    032А 08:34 13:37 5h 03m except
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    5153 RUB

    Helsinki - Vyborg

    4h 12m
    1 train
    5850 RUB
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    031А 17:44 22:56 4h 12m except
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    5850 RUB

    Moscow - Lahti

    12h 46m
    1 train
    7660 RUB
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    032А 23:10 11:56 12h 46m except
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    7660 RUB

    Moscow - Vyborg

    8h 44m
    1 train
    7876 RUB
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    032А 23:10 07:54 8h 44m except
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    7876 RUB

    St. Petersburg - Kouvola

    5h 08m
    1 train
    5641 RUB
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    032А 06:01 11:09 5h 08m except
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    5641 RUB

    St. Petersburg - Vainikkala

    3h 13m
    1 train
    3830 RUB
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    032А 06:01 09:14 3h 13m except
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    3830 RUB

    St. Petersburg - Tikkurila

    6h 49m
    1 train
    6267 RUB
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    032А 06:01 12:50 6h 49m except
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    6267 RUB

    St. Petersburg - Lahti

    5h 55m
    1 train
    4875 RUB
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    032А 06:01 11:56 5h 55m except
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    4875 RUB

    Classes of cariages of the train Lev Tolstoi

    Luxe

    Luxe

    Luxury carriages (which are called “soft”) have fewer compartments (4-6) and the cabins are larger than in the ordinary first class carriages. There is shower in the carriage or even in the compartment. Most compartments include a private bathroom. Other amenities include TV and individual a/c. The cabins in luxury carriages are sold entirely for one or two passengers, it guarantees the most level of privacy and comfort.
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    VIP A (large cabin for 2 persons)

    A large compartment with a private bathroom. The cabin is sold entirely. Seats: Transforming sofa 120 cm wide, upper berth 90 cm wide (folding). Berths arrangement / number: vertical / 2. Included service: meal, hygienic kit, bath robe, slippers, superior linen. Amenities: folding table, chair, TV, DVD, shower cabin, WC, individual a/c, safe. Carriage: 4 large compartments
    First class

    First class

    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.
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    1st class Standard

    Capacity: 2 persons. Facilities: 2 berths, a folding table. Carriage: 8-10 compartments, a/c, bio toilets.
    Second class

    Second class

    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).
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    2nd class standard

    A standard compartment. Seats: 2 lower and 2 upper berths 70 cm wide Berths arrangement (number): 2+2 Carriage: 8-10 compartments, a/c, bio toilets.

    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.