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Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk

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Railroad route Saint-Petersburg - Petrozavodsk overview

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk depart 1 time a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 00:44, the last - 22:57. Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk takes from 04h 57min to 11h 26min. Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk cost from 34 EUR to 145 EUR, 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 Petrozavodsk: 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 February 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск)


Complete schedule of trains from Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
00:44 12:10 11h 26min 160В Regular Train 34 EUR
06:32 11:50 05h 18min 804Ч Lastochka High-Speed Train 37 EUR
09:50 16:44 06h 54min 016А Arktika Regular Train 59 EUR
09:50 16:44 06h 54min 016Ч Regular Train 64 EUR
18:00 22:57 04h 57min 806Ч Lastochka High-Speed Train 37 EUR
21:24 03:05 05h 41min 022Ч Regular Train 53 EUR
23:20 06:50 07h 30min 012А Regular Train 47 EUR

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk

Yes there are direct trains departing from Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)) and arriving to Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск). Trains depart 1 time a day.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk depart from Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)) and arrive to Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск).

The fastest train is 806Ч Lastochka, departing at 18:00 from Ladozhskiy Railway station and arriving to Petrozavodsk. Travel time of the fastest train 806Ч Lastochka - 04h 57min. Tickets cost from 37 EUR.

The cheapest train is 160В , departing at 00:44 from Ladozhskiy Railway station, traveling for 11h 26min and arriving to Petrozavodsk at 12:10. Tickets for this train cost from 34 EUR.

Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk takes from 04h 57min to 11h 26min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk depart from Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 00:44.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk arrive to Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск).

Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk usually cost from 34 EUR to 145 EUR per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Saint-Petersburg to Petrozavodsk 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 34 EUR 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 Petrozavodsk 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 Petrozavodsk

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 Lastochka between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk depart 1 time a day, passing the entire route for 04h 55min - 05h 45min.

High-Speed Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk have the following numbers: 804Ч, 806Ч.

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 Petrozavodsk have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 37 EUR

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

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
06:32 11:50 05h 18min 804Ч Lastochka 37 EUR
18:00 22:57 04h 57min 806Ч Lastochka 37 EUR

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 Petrozavodsk depart 1 time a day, covering the whole route from 05h 41min to 11h 26min.

Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk have the following numbers: 016А, 012А, 022Ч, 160В, 016Ч

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 Petrozavodsk have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 34 EUR
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 41 EUR
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 65 EUR

Schedule of Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
00:44 12:10 11h 26min 160В 34 EUR
09:50 16:44 06h 54min 016А Arktika 59 EUR
09:50 16:44 06h 54min 016Ч 64 EUR
21:24 03:05 05h 41min 022Ч 53 EUR
23:20 06:50 07h 30min 012А 47 EUR

Classes of tickets on trains between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk

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.


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.


Sitting (Basic)

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


Popular trains on a route Saint-Petersburg - Petrozavodsk

804Ч, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 06:32 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 11:50
Travel Time - 05h 18min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 37 EUR


806Ч, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 18:00 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 22:57
Travel Time - 04h 57min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 37 EUR


016А, Arktika Regular Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 09:50 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 16:44
Travel Time - 06h 54min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 59 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 92 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 145 EUR


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable High-Speed train between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk:

804Ч, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 06:32 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 11:50
Travel Time - 05h 18min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 37 EUR


 

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

806Ч, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 18:00 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 22:57
Travel Time - 04h 57min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 37 EUR


 

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk:

160В,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 00:44 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 12:10
Travel Time - 11h 26min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 34 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 41 EUR


 

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

016А, Arktika  Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 09:50 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 16:44
Travel Time - 06h 54min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 59 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 92 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 145 EUR


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk:

022Ч,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 21:24 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 03:05
Travel Time - 05h 41min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 53 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 74 EUR


 

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