Red Arrow train

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Runs
every day

Travel time
8 hours

Distance
650 km

Travels
at night

Once the shuttle of choice for Soviet-era elites traveling between Leningrad and Moscow, the Red Arrow is the most famous train on the Russian railways. Though it is the oldest train operating in Russia today, it has been updated multiple times and is one of the most modern trains serving the Moscow – St Petersburg route. The train makes daily overnight runs, traveling with a top speed of 160 km/h and making the trip between the two capitals in 8 hours.

The Red Arrow offers five 2nd Class and 9 1st Class carriages, as well as a single VIP 1st Class carriage. Disabled passengers can ride in a special cabin on the staff carriage. There is also a good-quality dining car on the train.

Passengers in 1st Class receive magazines, bed linens and a hot meal included in the ticket price. The 1st Class cabins have 2 berths. The VIP 1st Class offers the same amenities but include a private toilet and shower in the cabin, requiring the berths to be stacked (1 upper, 1 lower).

A 2nd Class ticket replaces the hot meal with a box lunch, but still includes magazines and bed linens. 2nd Class cabins have 4 berths (2 upper, 2 lower).

Schedule

  • 002А
    08:00
    Trip time
    23:55
    Moscow Leningradsky
    07:55
    St. Peterburg Moscovsky
  • 001А
    08:00
    Trip time
    23:55
    St. Peterburg Moscovsky
    07:55
    Moscow Leningradsky

Get ready to be whisked along on a smooth and magical ride on the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Purchase your ticket safely and securely, then relax and let your train adventure begin!

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