Red Arrow train


The Red Arrow is probably the most famous Russian train. In Soviet times, it carried the Communist Party elite between Moscow and what was then Leningrad. It is still one of the most popular trains between Moscow and St. Petersburg. The train even has its own theme song that plays as it departs from the station.
The train has VIP 1st, regular 1st and 2nd class carriages. 1st class has two lower berths. Ticket price includes bed linen, magazines and a hot meal. 2nd class is a cabin for 4 people (two upper and two lower berths), ticket price includes bed linen, magazines and a lunch box. VIP 1st class cabins include the same services as regular 1st class, and they also have a shower a private WC.
The train has a nice dining car that serves good meals.
Tickets on this train are available for purchase 60 days before departure.
For the full Russian rail experience, this is the train for you.

Red Arrow Express
rated 4 / 5 based on more than 75 reviews on TripAdvisor

Runs
every day

Takes
8 hours

Travels
at night

High level of comfort

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  • 002А
    Trip time: 08:01 hours
    23.55
    Moscow Leningradsky
    07.56
    St. Peterburg Moscovsky
    Station Arr. Time Stop Dep. Time km Day
    Moscow Leningradsky 23.55 0 0
    St. Peterburg Moscovsky 07.56 650 1
  • 001А
    Trip time: 08:01 hours
    23.55
    St. Peterburg Moscovsky
    07.56
    Moscow Leningradsky
    Station Arr. Time Stop Dep. Time km Day
    St. Peterburg Moscovsky 23.55 0 0
    Moscow Leningradsky 07.56 650 1