Allegro Helsinki ST Petersburg
Allegro

High-speed train

Quick facts about Allegro train

  • “Allegro” means “fast” in translation from Italian.
  • The maximum operating speed of the train is 220 km/h (137 mph)
  • You can get from Helsinki to St. Petersburg or back in 3.5 hours.
  • The first test trip between St. Petersburg and Helsinki was in November 2010.
  • The color gamut of the train comes from the combination of the flags of Russia and Finland: white, red, blue and silver
Allegro train.

Allegro is a train that provides the easiest way to travel between Helsinki and St. Petersburg. The journey time is basically 3.5 hours. During the trip you will be offered a wide range of services

Water

All passengers of the train can take advantage of free clean drinking water.

Food

Passengers can use the services of a dining car. You can buy drinks, snacks and a la carte dishes there.

Wi-Fi

There is Wi-Fi in the train.

Types of the seats in Allegro

Seat Arrangement

Timetable and routes

Route Duration Time Number of trains Price from
St. Petersburg - Helsinki 300 km 3h 27m 4 trains
2235
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
06:403h27m10:07Daily781М
2235
11:303h27m14:57Daily783М
2235
15:303h27m18:57Daily785М
2235
20:303h27m23:57Daily787М
2235
Helsinki - St. Petersburg 300 km 3h 27m 4 trains
2548
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
06:203h27m9:47Daily782М
2548
10:003h27m13:27Daily784М
2548
15:003h27m18:27Daily786М
2548
19:003h27m22:27Daily788М
2548
Vyborg - Helsinki 218 km 2h 22m 4 trains
1820
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
07:452h22m10:07Daily781М
1820
12:352h22m14:57Daily783М
1820
16:352h22m18:57Daily785М
1820
21:352h22m23:57Daily787М
1820
Helsinki - Vyborg 218 km 2h 22m 4 trains
2132
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
06:202h22m08:42Daily782М
2132
10:002h22m12:22Daily784М
2132
15:002h22m17:22Daily786М
2132
19:002h22m21:22Daily788М
2132

Allegro or the airplane?

The Allegro train has several advantages over traveling by plane.

Railway stations are located in the center of each city, which is more convenient than getting to the airport. You do not need to participate in long checks on baggage lines, all the formalities related to border control are available in the train.

The train is more resistant to weather phenomena, so your plans will not change because of them. Be sure that your international trip will be more comfortable and easy, feel free to choose the Allegro train, if you have such a choice.

Where is safer and more reliable?

Remember that weather conditions affect flight. When choosing an airplane, your plans may change because of meteorological conditions. No weather conditions can affect the train. Snowfall, thunderstorm, fog can not affect the schedule.

Price

As a rule, airplane and transfer prices are often more expensive than traveling by train.
We hope that we have helped you. If the described advantages suited you, then feel free to choose the ALLEGRO train.

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