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Sapsan Bullet Train

Komsomolskaya Square | Leningradskiy Rail Terminal, Moscow 129515, Russia
+7 495 781-27-02
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Very quick and comfortable way to travel from Moscow to St-Peterburg and back. A lot of SPB... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Moscow, Russia
Best Way to Travel between Moscow and St. Petersburg.

If you are traveling between Moscow and St. Petersburg, the Saspan train which takes approximately... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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.
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Komsomolskaya Square | Leningradskiy Rail Terminal, Moscow 129515, Russia
+7 495 781-27-02
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Reviewed yesterday

Very quick and comfortable way to travel from Moscow to St-Peterburg and back. A lot of SPB cafes/shops provides discount in travel-day with tickets.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are traveling between Moscow and St. Petersburg, the Saspan train which takes approximately 4 hours is the best way to go. Although a flight between both cities takes a little over an hour when you factor in security checks, boarding procedures, the time...More

Thank springpa
Reviewed 2 days ago

My journey was from Moscow to st. Petersburg, the train was on time and left on timeand we reached the destination on time, very friendly staff with services. spacious and comfortable seats to make your journey comfortable. Neat and clen environment and washrooms. A must...More

Thank rashu23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the Sapsan train from Moscow to St. Petersburg which took about a little less than four hours . Although it is advertised as a fast train, don't expect it to be like the bullet train or the Acela. It still felt like a regular...More

Thank angelfish22_11
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very efficient and clean. I rode the Economy Plus Car 5 and it is very comfortable. You get $34 worth of free food. The Train Attendants speaks English. The trip from Moscow to St Petersburg is about 4 hours and it cost about $70

Thank wilderlex
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Traveled from St Peterburg to Moscow. Did what it said on the tin. Roomy chair. Staff pleasant. On time.

Thank safewaygreenbox
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a big deal that Sapsan has appeared in Russia. When I was in Japan many years ago and traveled by Shinkansen I could only dream about such high speed trains in my country. And now my dream came true! Very clean, fast, convenient means...More

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Also far quicker than flying. First class was exactly that. Excellent service, good food and drink. Punctual to the second. Very comfortable multi adjustable wide seats with plenty of legroom. Great journey.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well, it may not be the Japanese bullet train but it's as good as any other European fast service. Fast, quiet, comfortable, with a display of speed and time. Good trolly service, clean toilets. And it's really efficient. Four hours from St Petersburg - a...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had trip from saint Petersburg to moscow with Sapsan. It was really comfortable journey. Personal polite, restaurant is cool. And the view of the road just marvelous. If you will need to choice plane or sapsan, just think about sapsan.

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August 23, 2017|
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Response from Linda V | Reviewed this property |
Indeed, food and drinks available on the train. We travelled as a group. Most of us got an UBER taxi, one group a "regular" one. The latter was 2x more expensive..
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August 21, 2017|
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Response from traveloftenpals | Reviewed this property |
You can call them everyone spoke English and hotel can print passes
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July 19, 2017|
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Response from Marcin S | Reviewed this property |
There is really no need to upgrade. The journey in 2nd class is really comfortable.