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Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow

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Railroad route Saint-Petersburg - Moscow overview

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow depart 37 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 00:11, the last - 23:13. Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow takes from 03h 30min to 16h 35min. Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow cost from 29 USD to 1196 USD, depending on a train category, 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 Moscow: 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.

  • The relevance of the information on this page is November 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал))
Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал))
Saint-Petersburg Vitebskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Витебский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал))
Moscow Leningradskiy Railway station (Москва (Ленинградский Вокзал))
Moscow Rizhskiy Railway station (Москва (Рижский Вокзал))
Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
00:11 09:33 09h 22min 119А Regular Train 46 USD
00:16 10:21 10h 05min 479А Regular Train 50 USD
00:16 10:17 10h 01min 279А Regular Train 40 USD
00:35 10:07 09h 32min 265А Regular Train 50 USD
00:37 10:07 09h 30min 205У Regular Train 61 USD
00:45 05:09 04h 24min 713В Strizh Regular Train 44 USD
01:05 09:37 08h 32min 033У Regular Train 32 USD
01:05 09:30 08h 25min 223А Regular Train 32 USD
01:05 09:37 08h 32min 034В Regular Train 32 USD
01:15 11:20 10h 05min 127А Regular Train 31 USD
01:30 13:30 12h 00min 261А Regular Train 65 USD
01:39 12:22 10h 43min 251А Regular Train 30 USD
01:45 11:47 10h 02min 161А Regular Train 32 USD
01:45 11:47 10h 02min 171В St. Petersburg - Moscow (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train 50 USD
01:53 09:19 07h 26min 031А Lev Tolstoy Luxury Train 74 USD
01:53 08:59 07h 06min 031У Regular Train 61 USD
01:58 09:19 07h 21min 231В Regular Train 41 USD
02:04 10:16 08h 12min 160А Regular Train 33 USD
02:10 11:54 09h 44min 255А Regular Train 52 USD
02:30 13:45 11h 15min 243А Regular Train 47 USD
05:30 09:00 03h 30min 751А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
06:40 10:43 04h 03min 753А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
06:50 10:52 04h 02min 755А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
07:45 19:40 11h 55min 257А Regular Train 37 USD
09:00 12:58 03h 58min 757А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
09:10 13:05 03h 55min 759А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
09:20 17:30 08h 10min 075А Regular Train 51 USD
11:00 14:46 03h 46min 761А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
11:10 14:56 03h 46min 763А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
12:11 21:57 09h 46min 195А Regular Train 55 USD
12:11 04:00 15h 49min 301А Regular Train 32 USD
12:11 22:09 09h 58min 227А Regular Train 53 USD
12:11 21:57 09h 46min 185В Regular Train 55 USD
13:00 16:58 03h 58min 765А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
13:10 17:15 04h 05min 747А Nevskiy Express high-speed train High-Speed Train 49 USD
13:32 22:33 09h 01min 131Г Regular Train 45 USD
13:32 22:33 09h 01min 145А Regular Train 33 USD
13:32 21:33 08h 01min 049А Regular Train 75 USD
14:06 21:58 07h 52min 835Р Lastochka High-Speed Train 34 USD
14:20 00:54 10h 34min 199Ч Regular Train 31 USD
15:00 18:45 03h 45min 767А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
15:10 18:59 03h 49min 769А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
15:16 21:58 06h 42min 725Ч Lastochka High-Speed Train 34 USD
15:26 04:56 13h 30min 207У Regular Train 47 USD
16:22 02:12 09h 50min 297А Regular Train 36 USD
16:32 03:36 11h 04min 135А Regular Train 46 USD
16:32 03:36 11h 04min 121А Regular Train 104 USD
17:00 20:57 03h 57min 771Н Sapsan High-Speed Train 53 USD
17:10 21:02 03h 52min 773А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 203В Regular Train 47 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 173А Regular Train 55 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 277Ч Regular Train 41 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 173Ч Regular Train 38 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 259А Regular Train 47 USD
17:55 04:20 10h 25min 269А Regular Train 48 USD
18:08 01:10 07h 02min 059А Volga Regular Train 46 USD
18:08 03:29 09h 21min 223Ы Regular Train 41 USD
18:30 04:26 09h 56min 219А Regular Train 53 USD
18:50 11:25 16h 35min 217А Regular Train 40 USD
19:00 22:58 03h 58min 775А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
19:10 23:13 04h 03min 777А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
19:21 04:40 09h 19min 275У Regular Train 31 USD
19:21 04:56 09h 35min 267А Regular Train 44 USD
20:00 05:00 09h 00min 287А Regular Train 30 USD
20:00 03:35 07h 35min 275А Regular Train 53 USD
20:06 03:42 07h 36min 081А Regular Train 46 USD
20:14 04:18 08h 04min 295Ч Regular Train 29 USD
20:31 05:31 09h 00min 169В Regular Train 44 USD
20:32 04:12 07h 40min 089А Regular Train 54 USD
20:37 04:13 07h 36min 271Ч Regular Train 53 USD
20:37 04:18 07h 41min 215А Regular Train 41 USD
20:38 04:18 07h 40min 113А Regular Train 48 USD
21:00 00:35 03h 35min 779А Sapsan High-Speed Train 56 USD
21:18 05:14 07h 56min 289А Regular Train 47 USD
21:26 05:39 08h 13min 055А Regular Train 45 USD
21:55 06:04 08h 09min 209А Regular Train 47 USD
21:55 06:04 08h 09min 025А Smena-A. Betancourt (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train 51 USD
22:11 06:11 08h 00min 029А Regular Train 46 USD
22:18 06:46 08h 28min 239А Regular Train 55 USD
22:29 06:45 08h 16min 005А Sankt-Peterburg Moskva dvuhetazhniy Double-Decker Train 48 USD
22:41 06:50 08h 09min 015Ч Regular Train 63 USD
22:41 07:19 08h 38min 015А Arctic Regular Train 46 USD
22:50 07:07 08h 17min 019У Megapolis Luxury Train 45 USD
23:04 06:46 07h 42min 245А Regular Train 48 USD
23:04 06:46 07h 42min 247А Regular Train 53 USD
23:04 06:46 07h 42min 263А Regular Train 48 USD
23:10 07:19 08h 09min 111А Regular Train 54 USD
23:30 08:30 09h 00min 003А Express Luxury Train 45 USD
23:36 07:41 08h 05min 027А Regular Train 43 USD
23:49 08:14 08h 25min 053Ч Grand Express Luxury Train 55 USD
23:55 07:55 08h 00min 001А Red Arrow Luxury Train 60 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow

Yes there are direct trains departing from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Vitebskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Витебский Вокзал)) and arriving to Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Leningradskiy Railway station (Москва (Ленинградский Вокзал)), Moscow Rizhskiy Railway station (Москва (Рижский Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)). Trains depart 37 times a day.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow depart from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Vitebskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Витебский Вокзал)) and arrive to Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Leningradskiy Railway station (Москва (Ленинградский Вокзал)), Moscow Rizhskiy Railway station (Москва (Рижский Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 751А Sapsan, departing at 05:30 from Moskovskiy Railway station and arriving to Leningradskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 751А Sapsan - 03h 30min. Tickets cost from 56 USD.

The cheapest train is 295Ч , departing at 20:14 from Moskovskiy Railway station, traveling for 08h 04min and arriving to Kurskiy Railway station at 04:18. Tickets for this train cost from 29 USD.

Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow takes from 03h 30min to 16h 35min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow depart from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Vitebskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Витебский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 00:11.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow arrive to Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Leningradskiy Railway station (Москва (Ленинградский Вокзал)), Moscow Rizhskiy Railway station (Москва (Рижский Вокзал)), Moscow Kievskiy Railway station (Москва (Киевский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow usually cost from 29 USD to 1196 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Saint-Petersburg to Moscow 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 29 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 Moscow 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

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable trains for you (at the end of this page). You can use our recommendation. However, please keep in mind that tickets for recommended trains are usually bought first, so they can simply be sold out at the desired date.
Use our ticket search system, indicating the date and number of passengers of interest. After downloading the results - use the filters by departure time, arrival time, travel time, ticket price and ticket classes - so you will find the best trains that best meet your requirements. If there are no trains left after applying the filters, clean the filters and try again.

Train categories on a route between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow

High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains with speeds up to 250 km/h, first launched in Russia in 2009, immediately became a popular alternative to air travel for both Russian citizens and foreign tourists.

High-Speed Trains Nevsky Express, Sapsan, Lastochka between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow depart 14 times a day, passing the entire route for 03h 30min - 08h 23min.

High-Speed Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow have the following numbers: 747А, 761А, 753А, 769А, 773А, 777А, 751А, 755А, 757А, 759А, 763А, 765А, 767А, 775А, 779А, 835Р, 725Ч, 771Н.

Interesting fact: Unfortunately, despite the popularity of high-speed trains and a consistently high load (occupancy rate exceeds 87%), High-Speed Trains are still not widespread in Russia, essentially connecting only a few of the most important cities. The reason for this is the huge distances between the cities of Russia, which leads to significant costs required for the construction of new modern railways that would be suitable for high-speed trains.
Important: Try to buy High-Speed Train tickets as early as possible. A few days before departure on High-Speed Trains, usually there are no available seats, and the price of the remaining tickets rises 2-3 times from the original.

High-Speed Trains on the route from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Standard) - from 34 USD
  • Sitting (Economy class) - from 36 USD
  • Sitting (Basic) - from 49 USD
  • Sitting (Business class) - from 71 USD
  • Sitting (Family class) - from 83 USD
  • Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
  • Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
  • Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
  • Sitting (Compartment-Suite) - from 493 USD
  • Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
05:30 09:00 03h 30min 751А Sapsan 56 USD
06:40 10:43 04h 03min 753А Sapsan 56 USD
06:50 10:52 04h 02min 755А Sapsan 56 USD
09:00 12:58 03h 58min 757А Sapsan 56 USD
09:10 13:05 03h 55min 759А Sapsan 56 USD
11:00 14:46 03h 46min 761А Sapsan 56 USD
11:10 14:56 03h 46min 763А Sapsan 56 USD
13:00 16:58 03h 58min 765А Sapsan 56 USD
13:10 17:15 04h 05min 747А Nevskiy Express high-speed train 49 USD
14:06 21:58 07h 52min 835Р Lastochka 34 USD
15:00 18:45 03h 45min 767А Sapsan 56 USD
15:10 18:59 03h 49min 769А Sapsan 56 USD
15:16 21:58 06h 42min 725Ч Lastochka 34 USD
17:00 20:57 03h 57min 771Н Sapsan 53 USD
17:10 21:02 03h 52min 773А Sapsan 56 USD
19:00 22:58 03h 58min 775А Sapsan 56 USD
19:10 23:13 04h 03min 777А Sapsan 56 USD
21:00 00:35 03h 35min 779А Sapsan 56 USD

Luxury Trains

Luxury Trains are one of the most luxurious and famous trains in Russia, offering the highest level of service quality, comfort and style with higher prices as well. Each train has a specific interior design based on the operator.

Luxury Trains Lev Tolstoy, Grand Express, Megapolis, Red Arrow, Express, Krasnaya strela between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow depart 6 times a day, passing the entire route for 07h 06min - 09h 00min.

Luxury Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow have the following numbers: 031А, 053Ч, 019У, 001А, 003А.

Interesting fact: Luxury Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow boast not only the most convenient timetable, but also a wide range of services and best-trained staff. For passengers who appreciate real comfort and privacy, these trains offer spacious VIP coupes with individual bathrooms, wide berths and included additional services. These luxury compartments are sold entirely for single or double occupancy.
Important: Please note, that Luxury Trains in Russia are very kitschy trains, so the "comfort" you get in this case is something a Russian officials would like, rather than how this term is usually understood in western society. Expect heavy curtains, lots of polished plastic, dozens of tabloids, and rather simple dishes at exorbitant prices. But anyway, these legendary trains definitely worth a ride at least once in a lifetime, just for the unique experience.

Luxury Trains on the route from Saint-Petersburg and Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 45 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 68 USD
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 258 USD

Schedule of Luxury Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
01:53 09:19 07h 26min 031А Lev Tolstoy 74 USD
22:50 07:07 08h 17min 019У Megapolis 45 USD
23:30 08:30 09h 00min 003А Express 45 USD
23:49 08:14 08h 25min 053Ч Grand Express 55 USD
23:55 07:55 08h 00min 001А Red Arrow 60 USD

Double-Decker Trains

Double-Decker trains were first launched in Russia in 2014 and currently travel on only a few routes. Double-decker train carriages are slightly higher than usual and thanks to two floors can accommodate 64 passengers each (versus 32 passengers in a standard 2 cl. sleeping compartment carriage).

Double-Decker Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow depart 2 times a day, passing the entire route for 07h 24min - 12h 09min.

Interesting fact: Traveling Double-Decker Train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow you can enjoy a high comfort in modern train at affordable price. There are 8 compartments per each deck of the train. Each cabin has 4 sleeping berths (2 upper and 2 lower ones), a table, a mirror, storage for small items placed above each berth, two 220V sockets, individual lamps and stairs for getting on the upper berths. Storage below the lower berth has enough space for 2 big suitcases.
Important: Tall passengers (higher than 180 cm) may not be comfortable traveling in a double-decker train due to the smaller compartment, berths and lower ceilings (2.1 m versus 2.5 m in a standard carriage)

Schedule of Double-Decker Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
01:45 11:47 10h 02min 171В St. Petersburg - Moscow (Double-Decker) 50 USD
21:55 06:04 08h 09min 025А Smena-A. Betancourt (Double-Decker) 51 USD
22:29 06:45 08h 16min 005А Sankt-Peterburg Moskva dvuhetazhniy 48 USD

Regular Trains

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 Moscow depart 13 times a day, covering the whole route from 04h 23min to 16h 48min.

Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow have the following numbers: 119А, 034В, 055А, 160А, 049А, 131Г, 121А, 081А, 089А, 029А, 027А, 145А, 135А, 219А, 287А, 127А, 169В, 297А, 205У, 215А, 289А, 217А, 267А, 209А, 251А, 161А, 203В, 247А, 075А, 275У, 015Ч, 279А, 243А, 231В, 207У, 255А, 257А, 295Ч, 173Ч, 269А, 173А, 185В, 239А, 261А, 195А, 199Ч, 223Ы, 275А, 301А, 479А, 259А, 227А, 265А, 263А, 277Ч, 271Ч, 245А, 223А, 031У, 033У, 111А, 059А, 015А, 713В, 113А

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 Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 29 USD
  • Sitting (Basic) - from 30 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 35 USD
  • 4-сl. open sitting - from 37 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 42 USD
  • Плацкартный - from 46 USD
  • Сидячий - from 47 USD
  • Купе - from 50 USD
  • СВ - from 57 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. (comfort) - from 68 USD
  • Sitting (Economy class) - from 100 USD
  • Sitting (Business class) - from 147 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
00:11 09:33 09h 22min 119А 46 USD
00:16 10:21 10h 05min 479А 50 USD
00:16 10:17 10h 01min 279А 40 USD
00:35 10:07 09h 32min 265А 50 USD
00:37 10:07 09h 30min 205У 61 USD
00:45 05:09 04h 24min 713В Strizh 44 USD
01:05 09:37 08h 32min 033У 32 USD
01:05 09:30 08h 25min 223А 32 USD
01:05 09:37 08h 32min 034В 32 USD
01:15 11:20 10h 05min 127А 31 USD
01:30 13:30 12h 00min 261А 65 USD
01:39 12:22 10h 43min 251А 30 USD
01:45 11:47 10h 02min 161А 32 USD
01:53 08:59 07h 06min 031У 61 USD
01:58 09:19 07h 21min 231В 41 USD
02:04 10:16 08h 12min 160А 33 USD
02:10 11:54 09h 44min 255А 52 USD
02:30 13:45 11h 15min 243А 47 USD
07:45 19:40 11h 55min 257А 37 USD
09:20 17:30 08h 10min 075А 51 USD
12:11 21:57 09h 46min 195А 55 USD
12:11 04:00 15h 49min 301А 32 USD
12:11 21:57 09h 46min 185В 55 USD
12:11 22:09 09h 58min 227А 53 USD
13:32 21:33 08h 01min 049А 75 USD
13:32 22:33 09h 01min 145А 33 USD
13:32 22:33 09h 01min 131Г 45 USD
14:20 00:54 10h 34min 199Ч 31 USD
15:26 04:56 13h 30min 207У 47 USD
16:22 02:12 09h 50min 297А 36 USD
16:32 03:36 11h 04min 121А 104 USD
16:32 03:36 11h 04min 135А 46 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 277Ч 41 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 203В 47 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 173Ч 38 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 259А 47 USD
17:25 01:45 08h 20min 173А 55 USD
17:55 04:20 10h 25min 269А 53 USD
18:08 03:29 09h 21min 223Ы 41 USD
18:08 01:10 07h 02min 059А Volga 46 USD
18:30 04:26 09h 56min 219А 53 USD
18:50 11:25 16h 35min 217А 40 USD
19:21 04:40 09h 19min 275У 31 USD
19:21 04:56 09h 35min 267А 44 USD
20:00 03:35 07h 35min 275А 53 USD
20:00 05:00 09h 00min 287А 30 USD
20:06 03:42 07h 36min 081А 46 USD
20:14 04:18 08h 04min 295Ч 29 USD
20:31 05:31 09h 00min 169В 44 USD
20:32 04:12 07h 40min 089А 54 USD
20:37 04:18 07h 41min 215А 41 USD
20:37 04:13 07h 36min 271Ч 53 USD
20:38 04:18 07h 40min 113А 48 USD
21:18 05:14 07h 56min 289А 47 USD
21:26 05:39 08h 13min 055А 45 USD
21:55 06:04 08h 09min 209А 47 USD
22:11 06:11 08h 00min 029А 46 USD
22:18 06:46 08h 28min 239А 55 USD
22:41 06:50 08h 09min 015Ч 63 USD
22:41 07:19 08h 38min 015А Arctic 46 USD
23:04 06:46 07h 42min 263А 48 USD
23:04 06:46 07h 42min 245А 48 USD
23:04 06:46 07h 42min 247А 53 USD
23:10 07:19 08h 09min 111А 54 USD
23:36 07:41 08h 05min 027А 43 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow

1-сl. sleeping compt.

Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the type of the carriage, meal-set, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt.

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.


2-сl. sleeping compt. (comfort)

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 and personal sockets. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


3-сl. open sleeping

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.


4-сl. open sitting

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


De Luxe sleeping

Journey in a deluxe compartment lets you to relax and enjoy the views. Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds is equipped with the private bathroom. Meal, travel kit, press, bed linen are included in the price. The cabin is designed for two people, however it is possible to purchase both seats in your compartment and travel alone.


Sitting (Basic)

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Sitting (Bistro car)

Table seats with comfortable adjustable textile chairs, arranged two by two, with individual reading lights, four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Ticket price includes around 2000 Russian Rubles (about 35$) to make purchases of hot meals, snacks and drinks offered onboard the train.


Sitting (Business class)

The cost of business class ticket is slightly different from the price of an economy class, but the list of services included in the ticket may surprise even the experienced traveler. The layout sof eats in business class is two by two. Each of the leather seats is adjustable and have reclining backs, folding tables, footrest and armrest as well as an individual reading light. WiFi is available free of charge throughout the trip. Newspapers, travel-kit, cold and hot drinks, as well as hot meal is included.


Sitting (Conference compt.)

The conference cabin is suitable for traveling in a group upto four people and it's compulsory to buy tickets for the entire cabin. There is a separate entrance to the cabin. The conference room provides 4 wide leather seats arranged around a table, with armrests and footrests, individual reading lights, mini bar, free Wi-Fi, travel-kit with pillow and blanket. The cabin is equipped with the multifunctional TV display, power sockets and a mini-sofa. 
One hot meal with non-alcoholic drinks is included in the ticket price, plus such tickets provide free access to the Business Lounges on the train stations. 


Sitting (Economy class)

Comfortable adjustable textile seats arranged two by two, with armrests and footrests (except table seats), individual reading lights, foldable tables, built-in audio modules 
four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Meals are not included but snacks and drinks can be purchased at extra charge.


Sitting (Economy+ class)

Comfortable adjustable textile seats arranged two by two, with armrests and footrests (except table seats), individual reading lights, foldable tables, built-in audio modules 
four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Cold snack in included in the ticket price.


Sitting (First class)

First class offers wide leather seats, reclining almost horizontally, in 2+1 layout, with lot of room for each traveler, individual outlets, footrests and plenty of legroom. These can be faced in the direction the train is heading. The seats are equipped with individual reading lights, personal TV-sets & built-in audio modules, foldable tables. Free Wi-Fi, travel-kit with a pillow and blanket, individual power sockets, one hot meal are offered onboard.


Sitting (Standard)

Comfortable adjustable textile seats arranged two by two, with armrests and footrests (except table seats), individual reading lights, foldable tables, built-in audio modules 
four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Meals are not included but snacks and drinks can be purchased at extra charge.


Popular trains on a route Saint-Petersburg - Moscow

747А, Nevskiy Express high-speed train High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 13:10 - arriving at Moscow at 17:15
Travel Time - 04h 05min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 49 USD


761А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 11:00 - arriving at Moscow at 14:46
Travel Time - 03h 46min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


753А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 06:40 - arriving at Moscow at 10:43
Travel Time - 04h 03min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


769А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 15:10 - arriving at Moscow at 18:59
Travel Time - 03h 49min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


773А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 17:10 - arriving at Moscow at 21:02
Travel Time - 03h 52min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


777А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 19:10 - arriving at Moscow at 23:13
Travel Time - 04h 03min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


751А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 05:30 - arriving at Moscow at 09:00
Travel Time - 03h 30min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


755А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 06:50 - arriving at Moscow at 10:52
Travel Time - 04h 02min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


757А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 09:00 - arriving at Moscow at 12:58
Travel Time - 03h 58min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


759А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 09:10 - arriving at Moscow at 13:05
Travel Time - 03h 55min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


763А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 11:10 - arriving at Moscow at 14:56
Travel Time - 03h 46min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


765А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 13:00 - arriving at Moscow at 16:58
Travel Time - 03h 58min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


767А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 15:00 - arriving at Moscow at 18:45
Travel Time - 03h 45min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


775А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 19:00 - arriving at Moscow at 22:58
Travel Time - 03h 58min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


779А, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 21:00 - arriving at Moscow at 00:35
Travel Time - 03h 35min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


835Р, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 14:06 - arriving at Moscow at 21:58
Travel Time - 07h 52min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 34 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 36 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 71 USD


725Ч, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 15:16 - arriving at Moscow at 21:58
Travel Time - 06h 42min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 34 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 36 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 71 USD


771Н, Sapsan High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 17:00 - arriving at Moscow at 20:57
Travel Time - 03h 57min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 53 USD
Sitting (Family class) - from 83 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 91 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 97 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 113 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 165 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 293 USD
Sitting (Compartment-Suite) - from 493 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1196 USD


031А, Lev Tolstoy Luxury Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 01:53 - arriving at Moscow at 09:19
Travel Time - 07h 26min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 74 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 144 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 479 USD


053Ч, Grand Express Luxury Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 23:49 - arriving at Moscow at 08:14
Travel Time - 08h 25min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 86 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 388 USD


019У, Megapolis Luxury Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 22:50 - arriving at Moscow at 07:07
Travel Time - 08h 17min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 45 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 68 USD


003А, Express Luxury Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 23:30 - arriving at Moscow at 08:30
Travel Time - 09h 00min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 45 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 71 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 288 USD


001А, Red Arrow Luxury Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 23:55 - arriving at Moscow at 07:55
Travel Time - 08h 00min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 60 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 106 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 258 USD


059А, Volga Regular Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 18:08 - arriving at Moscow at 01:10
Travel Time - 07h 02min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 46 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 63 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. (comfort) - from 68 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 130 USD


015А, Arctic Regular Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 22:41 - arriving at Moscow at 07:19
Travel Time - 08h 38min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 46 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 60 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 124 USD


713В, Strizh Regular Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 00:45 - arriving at Moscow at 05:09
Travel Time - 04h 24min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 44 USD
Сидячий - from 47 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 47 USD
СВ - from 57 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 61 USD
Купе - from 64 USD


025А, Smena-A. Betancourt (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 21:55 - arriving at Moscow at 06:04
Travel Time - 08h 09min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 51 USD


171В, St. Petersburg - Moscow (Double-Decker) Double-Decker Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 01:45 - arriving at Moscow at 11:47
Travel Time - 10h 02min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 50 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 73 USD


005А, Sankt-Peterburg Moskva dvuhetazhniy Double-Decker Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 22:29 - arriving at Moscow at 06:45
Travel Time - 08h 16min

Ticket classes:

Купе - from 48 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 51 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 62 USD
СВ - from 136 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest High-Speed train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

835Р, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 14:06 - arriving at Moscow at 21:58
Travel Time - 07h 52min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 34 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 36 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 71 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable High-Speed train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

771Н, Sapsan  High-Speed Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 17:00 - arriving at Moscow at 20:57
Travel Time - 03h 57min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 53 USD
Sitting (Family class) - from 83 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 91 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 97 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 113 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 165 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 293 USD
Sitting (Compartment-Suite) - from 493 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1196 USD


 

Recommended fastest High-Speed train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

751А, Sapsan  High-Speed Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 05:30 - arriving at Moscow at 09:00
Travel Time - 03h 30min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 71 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 89 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 96 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 131 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 240 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 1046 USD


 

Recommended Luxury Trains

Recommended cheapest Luxury train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

019У, Megapolis  Luxury Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 22:50 - arriving at Moscow at 07:07
Travel Time - 08h 17min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 45 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 68 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable, fastest Luxury train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

031А, Lev Tolstoy  Luxury Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 01:53 - arriving at Moscow at 09:19
Travel Time - 07h 26min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 74 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 144 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 479 USD


 

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

295Ч,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 20:14 - arriving at Moscow at 04:18
Travel Time - 08h 04min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 29 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 59 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 83 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

049А,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 13:32 - arriving at Moscow at 21:33
Travel Time - 08h 01min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 75 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 160 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

713В, Strizh  Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 00:45 - arriving at Moscow at 05:09
Travel Time - 04h 24min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 44 USD
Сидячий - from 47 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 47 USD
СВ - from 57 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 61 USD
Купе - from 64 USD


 

Recommended Double-Decker Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable Double-Decker train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

005А, Sankt-Peterburg Moskva dvuhetazhniy  Double-Decker Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 22:29 - arriving at Moscow at 06:45
Travel Time - 08h 16min

Ticket classes:

Купе - from 48 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 51 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 62 USD
СВ - from 136 USD


 

Recommended fastest Double-Decker train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow:

025А, Smena-A. Betancourt (Double-Decker)  Double-Decker Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 21:55 - arriving at Moscow at 06:04
Travel Time - 08h 09min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 51 USD


 

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