Allegro train

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Runs
4 times a day

Travel time
3.5 hours

Distance
407 km

Customs
on board

The high-speed Allegro first entered service on the 409 km St Petersburg – Helsinki route in December of 2010. Built by the French company Alstom and jointly owned by the Finnish and Russian Railways, the Allegro is an Sm6 trainset designed especially to be compatible with both Finnish and Russian train gauges, technical systems, and rail electrification. With a top speed of 220 km/h, it currently makes the run in 3 hours 27 minutes. As many as 4 trains run daily on this route.

The Allegro has 7 carriages – Carriage 1 is 1st Class (aka Business Class), while the remaining Carriages are 2nd (Economy) Class. In addition, four of the 2nd Class carriages have special features – Carriage 6 has seats reserved for passengers with pets, Carriage 2 has seating for disabled passengers, Carriage 4 is a restaurant car (with seating for 38 passengers), and Carriage 7 has a small play area for children. Regardless of ticket class, each seat has an adjustable backrest and a folding table, and each pair of seats share a 220V socket.

1st Class tickets include hot beverages (tea and coffee, self-service), headphones, and newspapers or periodicals. There are 48 1st Class seats, arrange in rows of 3 (two side-by-side with a separate seat across the aisle). 2nd Class seats vary by carriage, but there are total of 331 2nd Class seats.

Be aware that e-visas cannot be used for entry into Russia on the train. Passport control is conducted on board during the journey.

Schedule

782З
06:20
Helsinki
3h 27m
10:47
St. Peterburg Finlyandsky
784З
10:00
Helsinki
3h 27m
14:27
St. Peterburg Finlyandsky
786З
15:00
Helsinki
3h 27m
19:27
St. Peterburg Finlyandsky
788З
19:00
Helsinki
3h 27m
23:27
St. Peterburg Finlyandsky
781М
06:40
St. Peterburg Finlyandsky
3h 27m
09:07
Helsinki
783М
11:30
St. Peterburg Finlyandsky
3h 27m
13:57
Helsinki
785М
15:30
St. Peterburg Finlyandsky
3h 27m
17:57
Helsinki
787М
20:30
St. Peterburg Finlyandsky
3h 27m
22:57
Helsinki

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