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Useful information for Sapsan

General Information

Sapsan is a modern high-speed train, which above all means that it was constructed for convenient travel experience. The passangers may find hooks for their outerwear in the space between the windows, additionally there are checkrooms for outerwear in each carriage of the train. For your convenience there are automatic machines for cleaning shoes in three carriages of the train. You can enjoy free space for placing your luggage in passenger carriages. There are also overhead shelves for small bags and other travel staff. If you need a table for swaddling and nappy changing you can find it in the carriage 6.

Smoking policy: smoking is forbidden in all carriages of the Sapsan train. The only smoking area is in the restaurant car of the train.

Carry-on luggage on Sapsan

Carry-on luggage is travel staff which the passenger takes with himself onto the train while traveling. The general weight of carry-on luggage cannot exceed 36 kilograms, and each bag cannot be bigger than 180 cm (the sum of length, width and height).

Note: minor disrepancy is allowed. For example, if your bag is 6 cm bigger than the train policy provides, you will most likely be able to carry it onbaord with the permission of a trainmaster, in case it doesn’t bother other passengers or conductor.

Allowed to transport on Sapsan:

  • Included in allowed transported weight: prams (unassembled or packed), bicycles without an engine, if they can be placed on the special places for transported luggage;
  • Not included in the allowed transported weight: suitcase, bag, small travel things, the size of which doesn’t exceed 100 cm (the sum of length, width and heights).


Not allowed to transport on Sapsan:

  • Electronic, household and video appliances, which exceed 130 cm (the sum of length, width and heights).
  • The things that can make any harm or damage to the carriages or the travel staff of other passengers, as well as fire-hazardous, poison, highly inflammable, explosive or other dangerous things.


Travelling with pets on Sapsan

Transportation of pets is forbidden in the business class of the train. The exception is dog-conductor. The transportation of small animals and birds is allowed in the economy class with the following limitations: if a pet or a bird is put in a special cage, weighting not more than 20 kg
and have the documents, registered in the window desk at the station.
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