Trains between Moscow and St. Petersburg

There are many trains operating between Moscow to St. Petersburg. Many of them are so-called ‘branded’ (‘firmenny’) trains, each with its own, individual character. You can choose from a large number of overnight trains, the oldest and the most famous being the Red Arrow. You can also travel on Sapsan express trains – this trip takes only 4 hours. Book your Moscow to St. Petersburg train tickets with us!

Two Capitals

Firmeny train Two Capitals operates along the Moscow - St-Petersburg route since 2005.
The train has 1st, 2nd and 3rd class carriages plus a restaurant carriage. All compartments have air conditioning and heating.
Two Capitals train is less expensive compared with other trains along this popular route. learn more

Two Capitals

  • 063А
    Trip time: 08:14 hours
    21.52
    06.06
  • 064А
    Trip time: 10:12 hours
    01:53
    12:05

Smena-A.Betankur

Smena train was named in honor of 65th anniversary of a popular Russian youth magazine. The train has an interesting tradition: only graduates of the St Petersburg State Transport University work here. In November of 2009, the name was changed to Smena–A.Betankur.
There are 1st, 2nd and 3rd class carriages on the train, and also a restaurant carriage. The trip takes 7 hours 50 minutes. learn more

Smena-A.Betankur

  • 025А
    Trip time: 08:11 hours
    21:55
    06:06
  • 026А
    Trip time: 08:16 hours
    21:50
    06:06

Sapsan

Sapsan is a high-speed electric train that operates on Moscow to St. Petersburg and Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod routes. There are several trains daily; the trip from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4 hours. The train offers several classes: Premium 1st class, Superior 1st class, Regular 1st class and 2nd class. There is a bistro on board. learn more

Sapsan

  • 751А
    Trip time: 03:30 hours
    05:30
    09:00
  • 753А
    Trip time: 04:03 hours
    06:40
    10:43
  • 755А
    Trip time: 04:02 hours
    06:50
    10:52
  • 757А
    Trip time: 03:58 hours
    09:00
    12:58
  • 759А
    Trip time: 03:55 hours
    09:10
    13:05
  • 761А
    Trip time: 03:46 hours
    11:00
    14:46
  • 763А
    Trip time: 03:46 hours
    11:10
    14:56
  • 765А
    Trip time: 03:58 hours
    13:00
    16:58
  • 767А
    Trip time: 03:45 hours
    15:00
    18:45
  • 769А
    Trip time: 03:49 hours
    15:10
    18:59
  • 771А
    Trip time: 03:46 hours
    17:00
    20:46
  • 771Н
    Trip time: 08:03 hours
    17:00
    01:03
  • 773А
    Trip time: 03:52 hours
    17:10
    21:02
  • 775А
    Trip time: 03:58 hours
    19:00
    22:58
  • 777А
    Trip time: 04:03 hours
    19:10
    23:13
  • 779А
    Trip time: 03:35 hours
    21:00
    00:35
  • 781А
    Trip time: 03:58 hours
    21:00
    00:58
  • 752А
    Trip time: 03:30 hours
    05:45
    09:15
  • 754А
    Trip time: 03:55 hours
    06:50
    10:45
  • 756А
    Trip time: 04:04 hours
    07:00
    11:04
  • 758А
    Trip time: 03:50 hours
    09:30
    13:20
  • 760А
    Trip time: 03:50 hours
    09:40
    13:30
  • 762А
    Trip time: 03:46 hours
    11:30
    15:16
  • 764А
    Trip time: 03:46 hours
    11:40
    15:26
  • 766А
    Trip time: 03:55 hours
    13:30
    17:25
  • 768А
    Trip time: 03:46 hours
    15:30
    19:16
  • 770А
    Trip time: 03:48 hours
    15:40
    19:28
  • 772А
    Trip time: 03:46 hours
    17:30
    21:16
  • 774А
    Trip time: 03:55 hours
    17:40
    21:35
  • 776А
    Trip time: 03:55 hours
    19:30
    23:25
  • 778А
    Trip time: 04:04 hours
    19:40
    23:44
  • 780А
    Trip time: 03:35 hours
    21:00
    00:35
  • 782А
    Trip time: 03:42 hours
    21:00
    00:42

Red Arrow

The Red Arrow is probably the most famous Russian train. This was the first firmenny (branded) train in USSR. The train even has its own theme song that plays as it departs from the station.
The train has VIP 1st, regular 1st and 2nd class carriages. Thre is also a nice restaurant car that serves good meals.
Tickets on this train are available for purchase 90 days before departure. learn more

Red Arrow

  • 002А
    Trip time: 08:00 hours
    23:55
    07:55
  • 001А
    Trip time: 08:00 hours
    23:55
    07:55

Megapolis

Express train "Megapolis" #19/20 has been operating between Moscow and St. Petersburg daily since October 2006. The train consists of new modern 1st and 2nd class carriages, produced by Tverskoy Car-Building Factory. The train is managed by Tverskoy Express Company and offers high lever of service and comfort. 1st and 2nd class tickets are available with and without meals.
Free Wi-Fi is available on board. learn more

Megapolis

  • 020У
    Trip time: 08:39 hours
    00:20
    08:59
  • 019У
    Trip time: 07:28 hours
    22:29
    05:57

Grand Express

Grand Express is the most luxurious Russian train operating between Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
The train has 4 types of VIP cabins and also regular 1st class and 2nd class carriages. This St. Petersburg train has a very nice dining car that serves good meals. Travelers can also order food and drinks to their compartment.
Free Wi-Fi is available on board. learn more

Grand Express

  • 054Ч
    Trip time: 08:56 hours
    23:40
    08:36
  • 053Ч
    Trip time: 08:25 hours
    23:49
    08:14

Express

The train 003/004 Express is a fast train with an increased level of service operating on St. Petersburg to Moscow route.
The train has VIP 1st, 1st and 2nd class cabins.There is also a restaurant car with a wide range of main courses, salads, desserts and beverages.
Free Wi-Fi is available on board. Russian Train Tickets on this train are available for purchase 90 days before the departure! learn more

Express

  • 003А
    Trip time: 09:00 hours
    23:30
    08:30
  • 004А
    Trip time: 09:00 hours
    23:30
    08:30

Double-Decker

Double-Decker trains were launched in Russia in 2013; starting from February, 2015 they operate on Moscow - St.Petersburg route.
The train runs daily. It has only 2nd class carriages - cabins for 4 people. There is a staff car with a compartment equipped specially for disabled passengers and those who accompany them. The train also has a restaurant car. Travelling by this train you can enjoy a high comfort at affordable price. Electronic tickets are available in this train. learn more

Double-Decker

  • 005А
    Trip time: 07:55 hours
    22:50
    06:45
  • 006А
    Trip time: 07:57 hours
    22:50
    06:47
  • 007А
    Trip time: 08:13 hours
    21:53
    06:06
  • 008А
    Trip time: 08:16 hours
    21:50
    06:06

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