Train from Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala depart 1 time a day. Departure of the train a day - at 18:30. Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Makhachkala takes from 2days 03h 30min. Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala cost from 59 USD to 59 USD, depending on a ticket category, date of travel and additional services.
On this page we have collected all the important, useful and relevant information about the railway and trains between Saint-Petersburg and Makhachkala: train schedules, train types, travel time, ticket classes and prices, main trains on a route, recommended trains, answers to frequently asked questions and traveler reviews.
Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал))
|Departure time||Arrival time||Travel time||Train||Train category||Price from|
|18:30||22:00||2days 03h 30min||135А||Regular Train||47 USD|
Yes there are direct trains departing from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)) and arriving to Makhachkala (Махачкала). Trains depart 1 time a day.
Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala depart from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)) and arrive to Makhachkala (Махачкала).
The fastest train is 135А , departing at 18:30 from Moskovskiy Railway station and arriving to Makhachkala. Travel time of the fastest train 135А - 2days 03h 30min. Tickets cost from 47 USD.
The cheapest train is 135А , departing at 18:30 from Moskovskiy Railway station, traveling for 2days 03h 30min and arriving to Makhachkala at 22:00. Tickets for this train cost from 47 USD.
Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Makhachkala takes from 2days 03h 30min to 2days 03h 30min, depending on a train and date.
Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala depart from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 18:30.
Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala arrive to Makhachkala (Махачкала).
Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala usually cost from 59 USD to 59 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.
Ticket fares for Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case you are able to catch the best fares, starting from 59 USD per passenger, which is not available a few days before the departure.
Yes, you can buy tickets online on our website.
Yes, trains in Russia are safe and convenient. You can travel from Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala by train without any problems.
In rare cases, there really are changes in the schedule: changing the departure time, canceling trains, launching additional trains, but in most of cases this schedule is accurate. In all situations, we urge you to build your plans based on a real schedule for a specific date, and not on an approximate generalized schedule
Between Saint-Petersburg and Makhachkala there is only one train. Therefore, you should choose the desired date, and then buy tickets of the desired category
Regular Train is historically the first class of trains, nowadays is the most common type of train in Russia that can take you to almost everywhere, slow and reliable. Such trains run at a speed of about 60-80 km/h and make stops at all (or most) stations on their route. Stops can be either for 1-5 minutes, or for 20-30 and even for an hour and a half. Check the train route and duration of stops using the ROUTE button next to each train.
Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Makhachkala depart 1 time a day, covering the whole route from 2days 01h 22min to 2days 06h 18min.
Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Makhachkala have the following numbers: 135А
Interesting fact: at long stops, passengers of Regular Trains often go to the platform and buy traditional pies or local crafts from Babushkas on the platform.
Important: at stops, do not go far from the train! You may not notice the train departing and your personal belongings will go on a trip without you, and you can stay at this station for several hours or even days. Your ticket will not be valid for traveling on the next train and you will have to buy a new ticket at the box office of this station. The staff does not speak any language other than Russian.
Tickets for the Regular Train are usually cheaper (compared to other classes of trains or plane tickets). Regular Train on the route from Saint-Petersburg to Makhachkala have the following ticket classes:
|Departure time||Arrival time||Travel time||Train||Price from|
|18:30||22:00||2days 03h 30min||135А||47 USD|
2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.
3-Class Open Sleeping also known as "Platzkart" or "Hostel Sleeping", the open type carriage with couchettes, is one of the cheapest options to travel by rail. The Plazlkart is rather comfortable and gives an opportunity to travel in a big company, mix with locals and chat with neighbours all the time.
Recommended train between Saint-Petersburg and Makhachkala
Between Saint-Petersburg and Makhachkala there is only one direct train, so we recommend it:
135А, Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 18:30 - arriving at Makhachkala at 22:00
Travel Time - 2days 03h 30min
Плацкартный - from 47 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 48 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD
Купе - from 59 USD
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