One way to travel by train between Moscow and St. Petersburg is the red arrow train 002A. This train offers a very high quality service. It is a highly recommended option, if you go on a tourist trip and do not want to spend a lot of money on plane labels. In about 7 to 8 hours of travel you will be at your destination. You do not need to check-in and you can reach the train station 1-2 hours in advance.
The Red Arrow train, is a train with a very long history that dates from 1931. It has always maintained the same time and frequency in its journeys, except for a short time, during the Second World War. It is the most comfortable way to travel between Moscow and St. Petersburg. the services depend on the class in which you travel, but regardless of the one you choose, it offers a fairly complete service, which can include dinner breakfast, there is a cabin that has its own shower, as well as a much larger space. The Red Arrow train offers you the possibility of traveling throughout the night in a really comfortable way; If you go on a tourism plan between the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, you can enjoy full days visiting the best sites of this magnificent cities. With GuiaRus you can take the extended 1 day tour in St. Petersburg and take advantage of the night to rest, move around and save money on accommodation.
With GuiaRus you will have all the guarantees from the moment of the reservation until you arrive at your destination; 24-hour telephone assistance so you don’t have any problems with your trip and even more if you don’t master the Russian language.
Each train has different categories which we will detail below.
Economic category or 2nd class-Kupé
Bussines Class 1st class-SV
Trains leave from Leningradskiy station in northeast Moscow (although quite central) and arrive at St. Petersburg train station (located on the central Nevsky avenue).
Keep in mind the arrival times in St. Petersburg, it may be that at the time of your arrival you do not find public transport very easily. For this reason, GuiaRus offers you the service of Transfer train station – hotel in St. Petersburg