High speed train ST Petersburg to Moscow. Sapsan train Moscow to ST Petersburg

High-speed train

Quick facts about Sapsan train

  • The train Sapsan can reach speeds of up to 250 kmph (155 mph). It is named after the fastest bird in the world (the predator accelerates to 322 km/h).
  • “Sapsan” passes the distance between Moscow and St. Petersburg in less than 4 hours.
  • Sapsan trains are of a German quality – since 2009 they are constructed by a Siemens company.
  • Sapsan is the first train in which the Internet has appeared, passengers can use wi-fi services, this service is free for business-class cars, for economy class cars – a special card is needed.
  • In case of delay of the train you get compensation. If the train is late for 30-60 minutes, then the passenger gets back 25% of the fare, with 61-120 minutes – 50%, 121 minutes and more – 100%.
Sapsan train.

The train Sapsan is a high-speed train of a new generation, which was built by Siemens in 2009. The train can have in its composition from 10 to 20 carriages offering various types of services

Noise

The SAPSAN train has a high noise insulation, due to this you can forget about the noise during the trip.

Toilet

In each train car there are comfortable bio-toilets that are opened all the way.

Water

All passengers of the train can use the free clean water that is in the cooler.

Food

In the first-class wagons, individual meals are included in the fare. All passengers can use the services of a dining car.

Wi-Fi

Passengers of the first class can use the Internet for free on the train. To use it, you must enter your mobile number, which will receive the password for connecting to Wi-Fi. Passengers of economy class can use the Internet for a fee. There is a sale of special cards for this in the carriage number 6.

Types of the seats in Sapsan

Seat Arrangement

Timetable and routes

Route Duration Time Number of trains Price from
St. Petersburg - Moscow 635 km 3h 30m 15 trains
1383
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
05:303h30m09:00Daily751А
1383
06:404h3m10:43Daily753А
1383
06:504h10:50Daily755А
1383
09:003h58m12:58Daily757А
1383
09:103h55m13:05Daily759А
1383
11:003h46m14:46Sat, Sun761А
1383
11:103h46m14:56Sat, Sun763А
1383
13:003h58m16:58Daily765А
1383
15:003h45m18:45Daily767А
1383
15:103h49m18:59Daily769А
1383
17:003h54m20:54Daily771А
1383
17:103h46m20:56Daily773А
1383
19:003h58m22:58Daily775А
1383
19:104h3m23:13Daily777А
1383
21:003h40m00:40Daily779А
1383
Moscow - St. Petersburg 635 km 3h 30m 15 trains
1554
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
05:453h30m09:15Daily752А
1554
06:504h2m10:52Daily754А
1554
07:004h11:00Daily756А
1554
09:034h17m13:20Daily758А
1554
09:403h52m13:32Daily760А
1554
11:303h46m15:16Sat, Sun762А
1554
11:403h46m15:26Sat, Sun764А
1554
13:303h55m17:25Daily766А
1554
15:303h46m19:16Daily768А
1554
15:403h47m19:27Daily770А
1554
17:303h46m21:16Daily772А
1554
17:403h55m21:35Daily774А
1554
19:303h55m23:25Daily776А
1554
19:404h4m23:44Daily778А
1554
21:003h40m00:40Daily780А
1554
St. Petersburg - Nizhny Novgorod 1100 km 7h 59m 1 train
2985
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
17:007h59m00:59Daily771Н
2985
Nizhny Novgorod - St. Petersburg 1100 km 3h 51m 1 train
2551
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
05:098h11m13:20Daily757Н
2551
Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod 391 km 4h 5m 1 train
750
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
20:544h5m00:59Daily771Н
750
Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow 391 km 4h 9m 1 train
1584
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
05:094h9m09:18Daily757Н
1584
St. Petersburg - Tver 472 km 2h 35m 10 trains
1175
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
06:402h56m09:36Daily753А
1175
06:502h55m09:45Daily755А
1175
09:002h49m11:49Daily757А
1175
11:002h42m13:42Sat, Sun761А
1175
13:002h48m15:48Daily765А
1175
15:002h39m17:39Daily767А
1175
17:002h41m19:41Daily771А
1175
19:002h48m21:48Daily775А
1175
19:102h59m22:09Daily777А
1175
21:002h35m23:35Daily779А
1175
Tver - St. Petersburg 472 km 2h 37m 10 trains
1456
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
07:523h10:52Daily754А
1456
08:042h56m11:00Daily756А
1456
10:422h50m13:32Daily760А
1456
12:422h44m15:26Sat, Sun764А
1456
14:322h53m17:25Daily766А
1456
16:422h45m19:27Daily770А
1456
18:442h51m21:35Daily774А
1456
20:342h51m23:25Daily776А
1456
20:433h1m23:44Daily778А
1456
22:032h37m00:40Daily780А
1456
Moscow - Tver 163 km 1h 2m 10 trains
1046
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
06:501h2m07:52Daily754А
1046
07:001h4m08:04Daily756А
1046
09:401h2m10:42Daily760А
1046
11:401h2m12:42Sat, Sun764А
1046
13:301h2m14:32Daily766А
1046
15:401h2m16:42Daily770А
1046
17:401h4m18:44Daily774А
1046
19:301h4m20:34Daily776А
1046
19:401h3m20:43Daily778А
1046
21:001h3m22:03Daily780А
1046
Tver - Moscow 163 km 1h 4m 10 trains
850
Departure timeTravel timeArrival timeDeparture datesTrainPrice from
09:361h7m10:43Daily753А
850
09:451h5m10:50Daily755А
850
11:491h9m12:58Daily757А
850
13:421h4m14:46Sat, Sun761А
850
15:481h10m16:58Daily765А
850
17:391h6m18:45Daily767А
850
19:411h13m20:54Daily771А
850
21:481h10m22:58Daily775А
850
22:091h4m23:13Daily777А
850
23:351h5m00:40Daily779А
850

Sapsan or the airplane?

If you are confused what to choose: Sapsan or the aircraft, then this article will help you to make a decision.

To answer the question, which is faster: Sapsan or a plane, it makes sense to pay attention to the fact that SAPSAN passes the distance from St. Petersburg to Moscow or back in 3 hours and 30 minutes.

The aircraft also flies the same distance in an average of 1.5 hours.

But, considering the fact that the transfer to the airport and back, the passage of inspection and registration takes about 4 hours, there is no need to opt for an airplane for saving time, remember: SAPSAN brings passengers directly to the city center!

Where is more comfortable?

Traveling through the air, the planes offer an assortment of their bar. In the trains of Sapsan, for this purpose, a whole dining car is allocated, where you can eat fully. Not all airplanes offer access to the Internet, but in SAPSAN it is. Armchairs in both SAPSAN and in the aircraft are conveniently customizable, in the business class of the train you are allocated leather chairs.

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 SAPSAN train.

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