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Trains from Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg

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Railroad route Sortavala - Saint-Petersburg overview

Train from Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg depart 2 times a day. Departure of the train a day - at 20:25. Travel time between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg takes from 05h 31min. Train tickets from Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg cost from 54 EUR to 54 EUR, 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 Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg: 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 July 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Sortavala (Сортавала)

Arrival station:

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


Complete schedule of trains from Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
20:25 01:56 05h 31min 160А Regular Train 22 EUR

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg

Yes there are direct trains departing from Sortavala (Сортавала) and arriving to Saint-Petersburg Finlyandskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Финляндский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). Trains depart 2 times a day.

Trains from Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg depart from Sortavala (Сортавала) and arrive to Saint-Petersburg Finlyandskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Финляндский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 160А , departing at 20:25 from Sortavala and arriving to Ladozhskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 160А - 05h 31min. Tickets cost from 22 EUR.

The cheapest train is 160А , departing at 20:25 from Sortavala, traveling for 05h 31min and arriving to Ladozhskiy Railway station at 01:56. Tickets for this train cost from 22 EUR.

Travel time between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg takes from 05h 31min to 05h 31min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg depart from Sortavala (Сортавала). The first train a day departs at 20:25.

Trains from Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg arrive to Saint-Petersburg Finlyandskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Финляндский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg usually cost from 54 EUR to 54 EUR per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg 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 54 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 Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg 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 Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg there is only one train. Therefore, you should choose the desired date, and then buy tickets of the desired category

Train categories on a route between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg

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 Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg depart a day, passing the entire route for 04h 01min - 04h 01min.

High-Speed Trains between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg have the following numbers: 822В.

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 Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg have the following ticket classes:

    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 Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg depart 1 time a day, covering the whole route from 05h 27min to 05h 31min.

    Regular Trains between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg have the following numbers: 160А

    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 Sortavala to Saint-Petersburg have the following ticket classes:

    • 4-сl. open sitting - from 22 EUR
    • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 37 EUR
    • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 46 EUR
    • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 54 EUR

    Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
    20:25 01:56 05h 31min 160А 22 EUR

    Classes of tickets on trains between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg

    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.


    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.


    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 (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 (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.


    Recommended trains

    Recommended train between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg

    Between Sortavala and Saint-Petersburg there is only one direct train, so we recommend it:

    160А,   Regular Train
    Departing from Sortavala at 20:25 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 01:56
    Travel Time - 05h 31min

    Ticket classes:

    4-сl. open sitting - from 22 EUR
    3-сl. open sleeping - from 37 EUR
    2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 46 EUR
    1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 54 EUR

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