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Sapsan Bullet Train

Komsomolskaya Square | Leningradskiy Rail Terminal, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 781-27-02
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Ranked #32 of 1,552 Attractions in Moscow
Type: Transportation
Owner description: Sapsan is the name of a high speed train connecting two Russian capitals. Sapsan train derived its name from the fastest bird in the falcon family.... more » Owner description: Sapsan is the name of a high speed train connecting two Russian capitals. Sapsan train derived its name from the fastest bird in the falcon family. Designed by Siemens AG it is a high speed train, that can reach the speed up to 250 km/h and is perfectly adapted to the harsh Russian climate. « less
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Verwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Tickets were easy to purchase online, and I would recommend buying one before you travel as the train was certainly full. Leningradsky Station ( Ленинградский вокзал) where the train departs from Moscow has recently been renovated and is therefore modern and clean, with plenty of Western chains to entertain most travelers. The board is displayed in Cyrillic and English and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We booked our ticket online and print our e-ticket before out trip. The train was packed and luckily we have already got our tickets. The ride is 4.5hrs, and there are few stops between Moscow and St Petersburg. The seats are comfortable and spacious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The only down side is that you are so spoilt for using the free WiFi in SPB city, that it is kinda disappointing that the WiFi for Economy class is paid in Sapsan!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Do not fly! So comfortable. The only downside is noisy children. There were many on our trip. We took a picnic on board and didn't use the food car.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Travelled from Moscow to St Petersburgh on this Siemens built train with friends,seat were allocated when we booked so no panic trying to find a seat,carriage very clean,seats comfortable with fair amount of leg room, an attendant with an refreshment trolley comes round selling drinks and snacks,there is television you can watch and earphones to listen with if you can... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

We travelled from St Petersburg's Moscovskii's station to Moscow on 04/09 as part of a Trans-Siberian adventure. The Sapsan, in looks, reminds me of the top of the range 'German - ICE' train, but is better in my humble opinion. We upgraded to first class and we were royally spoilt by the brilliantly attentive on board staff. The 4h 30m... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have traveled in sapsan from Saint Petersburg to moscow with my wife and my small kid . The journey was very smooth we enjoyed a lot we booked economy plus class and the seats are very comfortable .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

While staying in St Petersburg, we chose a seemingly-impossible day trip to Moscow, 400 miles (650km) away - the Sapsan train was the only option. I booked the trip online before leaving the UK. We left at 07:00 punctually and arrived in Moscow at 10:40, giving us plenty of time to explore. As we'd booked a late train back (dep... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

You can buy the Sapsan train tickets direct from www.russiantrains.com You can request a seat, i.e. front facing with a table. Total return tickets for 2 are £292.49. The tickets will include carriage number and seat number. You can check out your seating on the plan provided on the website. Their email is: info@russiantrains.com The Sapsan train station in Moscow,... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A very comfortable way to travel to Saint Peterbourgh! It saves a lot of time, as it takes only 3 hours o get to the best city in Russia. I stringly recommend to visit this fantastic city and to get there by Sapsan!!!

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