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An iconic train experience

This well known historic train journey was an experience not to be missed when traveling in Russia... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Allkuans
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Singapore, Singapore
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Completely new experience recommended

For our first time taking a night train it was exciting, and completely new for us. You can buy the... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Star201080
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Doha, Qatar
via mobile
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This well known historic train journey was an experience not to be missed when traveling in Russia. After researching, I decided to use Russian Rail (russianrail.com) to purchase my tickets. The website was very user-friendly and the booking process was easy. The company updated me...More

1  Thank Allkuans
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

For our first time taking a night train it was exciting, and completely new for us. You can buy the tickets in advance directly in the trains company and any detailed information you may need, they will reply inmediately. Print your tickets in advance and...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

This is a must to try! We travelled from St Petersburg to Moscow overnight with two teenage children and we all loved the experience. It was everything we expected and the stewardess was excellent, very helpful. However she didn't speak any English but she was...More

1  Thank DTGBHUN
Reviewed November 17, 2017

We arrived very early to the station and tried to find out where the train was leaving from. We did not see anything on the boards and tried to ask different people working there, and got different replies from everyone. We even went to customer...More

Thank lindri
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

We travelled from st p to moscow in 2nd class and had a wonderful experience. Staff were super helpful, beds were comfy and breakfast was tasty (coffee and tea cost extra) We booked our tickets through the official Russian website (in English) and although we...More

1  Thank lauranada
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We travelled overnight from Berlin to St Petersburg on the Red Arrow train. I had read reviews before we travelled so roughly knew what to expect. We were travelling as part of a group and the arrangements had been made by the travel company. I...More

Thank Jo K
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We travelled on the Red Arrow overnight train between Moscow and Saint Petersburg, we boarded the train half an hour before departure, we travelled first class, its laid out like an old fashioned train carriage, a seat either side and a table in the middle,...More

1  Thank sally j
Reviewed September 29, 2017

A very nice experience - kind of unique and legendary. If you're going from Moscow to Snt Peterburg or vice versa, in my eyes it's the perfect balance to make a trip with a little touch of history. Comfortable, original, unique. Only one moment -...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We went to St. Petersburg by red arrow train( opened booking 45 days ) book early got the good price, and flied back We recommended this train We booked 2 sleepers ( there re also 4 together and cheaper) since we decided late But really...More

1  Thank Piyawan2014
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I can't say what the other services are like, but Red Arrow from Moscow to Saint Petersburg is not only rich in history, but also in amenities and comfort. It was the most comfortable train ride in all my travels, and the bed is probably...More

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Response from Joost V | Reviewed this property |
Try to book via russiantrain. Book a 002A train, that's the one. Train: 002А. Class: 1st class Standard (1U) Select 2 passengers and you'll be OK.
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July 10, 2016|
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10 minutes before midnight, Russians are punctual!
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