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Address: Moscow Station, St. Petersburg, Russia

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We were told if we were going to travel from Moscow to St. Petersburg we had to take the Red Arrow Midnight train. The train leaves at midnight and arrives at 8 AM the following... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
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Wiesbaden, Germany

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We travel from St Petersburg to Moscow on VIP class. We have our own toilet and shower. It's a funny experience to take a shower on the train, really. The staff was friendly and very helpful, but they don't speak English. They took our breakfast order, and they wake us 30 minutes before arriving with our breakfast. The wifi was... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We were told if we were going to travel from Moscow to St. Petersburg we had to take the Red Arrow Midnight train. The train leaves at midnight and arrives at 8 AM the following day. My family reserved a suite that had 4 bunk beds (converts from seating to the beds). When you arrive on board they have water... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I really enjoyed this iconic train. I traveled from St Petersburg to Moscow in a private cabin. The train was like stepping back in time and that's exactly what I was looking for. The cabin was very clean and the bed was comfortable. Considering it covered both a nights accommodation and travel between the two cities I thought it offered... More 

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Palaiseau, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you intend to sleep as most people do, make sure you bring ear plugs. The train journey gets very loud at night; and you might arrive very tired in Saint-Petersburg. We booked a 4 person berth (2nd class). Attendant was not very helpful; seems to be a typical feature of Moscow customer service; was virtually kicking us off the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

You certainly feel you are royalty as you board this polished and grand sleeper train with all the staff standing to attention outside the carriages and welcoming you on board. The beauty of the trip is unfortunately missed due to it all passing at night but the breakfast was very good and beds were far more comfortable than the last... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

I took my american friend visiting Russia for the first time on this train ride from St. Petersburg to Moscow. We bought the most expensive (just under $300) tickets to a VIP luxury train car. It's only 4 privat compartments in the car with living/sleeping room with plush red couches, storage for luggage and best of all - your private... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Clean, comfy, good breakfast, very nice decor. The only downside - they completely turned off the ventilation at night - so, if you're on top berth you'll have nothing to breath with.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A novel and different way to travel between the two cities. We booked our tickets through Express to Russia and it was professional and painless. We boarded the train at Leningradsky station in Moscow, and were amused by the very stern looking conductors standing at attention outside each carriage. We booked first class compartments so we didn't need to share.... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My wife and I elected to take the Red Arrow from Moscow to St Petersburg, we opted for the First Class compartment. We knew that this train would be slower than the intercity trains and more expensive but wanted to experience this journey and compare with other overnight train rides we have done. This experience did not disappoint. The carriage... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I decided to take a 4-berth sleeper on a journey from Moscow to Saint Petersburg. I wasn't sure how it would play out not knowing any Russian and being in a compartment with potentially 3 others who may not be so friendly, but it turned out to be a brilliant trip. Both of my berth mates were extremely nice and... More 

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Address: Moscow Station, St. Petersburg, Russia
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg

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