Trains "Sapsan" began to be used recently - in December 2009, a high-speed train was launched on the route Moscow - St. Petersburg - Moscow, in July 2010 - with the direction Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow. Modern transport travels at a speed of about 240 km / h.
Timetable of the route Moscow - Petersburg - Moscow
The Sapsan leaves for the cultural capital of Russia from the Leningradsky railway station in Moscow. You can find out the schedule of departures at the ticket offices of the railway station, which is located at Komsomolskaya Square, 3. There is a 24-hour telephone number 8 (495) 262 91 43 at the station. There is also a free unified information call 8 (800) 775 00 00.
The train arrives in St. Petersburg at Moskovsky railway station, located on Nevsky Prospekt, 85. At the station on duty call 8 (812) 457 44 28 and at the ticket office you should check the return schedule of Sapsan.
You can find out about the schedule on the Internet sites. There is an official site of "Sapsan" - sapsan.su, which contains all the information about the schedule, ticket cost and baggage transportation rules. You can also get acquainted with the departure times on the websites of the railway stations of both cities - leningradsky.dzvr.ru and moskovsky-vokzal.ru.
There are 7 round-trip flights between Moscow and St. Petersburg every day. Trains run all year round and go to meet each other almost simultaneously. Evening and morning routes run without stops on the way, daytime flights make short stops at major stations. For example, train # 754 makes stops in the settlements of Tver and Chudovo, train # 758 stops at the stations of Tver, V. Volochek, Uglovka, Bologoye, Okulovka. The cost of a ticket in economy class is from 2323 to 3483 rubles, in business class - 4198-6507 rubles. There are additional discounts when purchasing a round-trip ticket for holders of special road maps.
Train schedule Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow
The Sapsan train leaves for Nizhny Novgorod from the Kursk railway station of the capital. The station is located on the street. Zemlyanoy Val, d. 29. The exact timetable for trains should be found by calling 8 (495) 266 53 10 or by calling the Russian Railways single reference. You can also ask about the train at the ticket offices of the station and from the administration staff. The train arrives at the Moscow railway station in Novgorod, the return schedule can be found at 8 (831) 248 28 00. All the necessary information can also be obtained on the stations' websites and the official website of Russian Railways - pass.rzd.ru.
There are two flights between the two cities all year round and daily. Travel time is 3 hours 55 minutes. "Sapsan" makes stops in the cities of Vladimir and Dzerzhinsk. An economy class ticket costs 1082-1623 rubles, business class - 3421-4648 rubles.
There is no direct connection between St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod. If necessary, you should buy a ticket from St. Petersburg to Moscow, independently get from the Leningradsky railway station to Kursk and take the "Sapsan" to Nizhny.