Popular Russian Train Routes

There is perhaps no other way to see the world that is more spectacular than travel by train. Every detail of the countryside you are traveling through comes alive while, at the same time, so many awesome chances to make new friends present themselves. After swapping stories late into the evening with the interesting people you chance to encounter, you’ll relax in your bed space, safe in the comfort of your private cabin. As the rap of railings works their magical lullaby upon you, you’ll recall the best moments of your life as you drift off to sleep in a nostalgic mood. Meanwhile, the friendly and professional staff on board your carriage awaits any chance they might have to meet your needs day or night, and contribute to a top-notch journey.

 

Moscow - St. Petersburg

Moscow - St. Petersburg

The Moscow - Saint Petersburg Railway is the second oldest railway in Russia after a short line connecting Saint Petersburg and Tsarskoe Selo. The construction of a railtrack on this route was determined by vital economic problems and the logic of the country’s history itself as Moscow and Saint Petersburg are two capitals, two poles of Russia’s destiny. More about Moscow - St. Petersburg Railway...

 

St. Petersburg - Helsinki

St. Petersburg - Helsinki

A high-speed journey with Allegro train between the Finnish capital and St. Petersburg takes just three and a half hours. Orchestra musicians all over the world know that larghissimo, grave, lento, largo, or even larghetto mean a tempo slower than 50 beats per minute. More about St. Petersburg - Helsinki Railway...

 

Trans-Siberian Railway

Trans-Siberian Railway

Stretching some 9,289 kilometers (5,771 miles) from Moscow to Vladivostok, the Trans-Siberian railroad, built between 1890 and 1916 under Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II, holds the record as the longest daily-serviced railway in the world. More about Trans-Siberian Railway...