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“st petersburg”(385 reviews)
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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...more
Komsomolskaya Square | Leningradskiy Rail Terminal, Moscow 129515, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can be more quick Food very expensive but tickets good price Wife very bad and for paying First class is very good but expensive

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexey G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast and comfortable train, you get directly to the center without spending time on a way from/to airport. Recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sevastyanov_denis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now this is not your average review of the Sapsan Train from St Petersburg to Moscow, but one from the perspective of this was a once in a lifetime trip for us and wanted to do it different. There were 4 of us travelling, 2...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Eugene H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sapsan restaurant, Moscow - Petersburg If you are in bad mood, head directly to Sapsan restaurant carriage! My train was at 6.50, which is enough to make one feel low, the metro delayed its first train by half an hour, my carriage was # 7,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MuscoviteVT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this train ride, gave us the option to see more of Moscow. Very comfortable, meal served to us. Really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NicholeB720
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The travel in sapsan was like to travel in buisness class in plane . every thing was well taken care off . an amazing experience . recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Luaya6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great cheap way to travel from one city to another. It is clean and well organised. I thought buying tickets in the lowest class that it would be ordinary but definatly not. I was very pleasantly surprised.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kerrianne0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled by Bullet train from Moscow to St. Petersburg and then to Helsinki. Great experience and wonderful time just relaxing and watching the world go by. We travelled in business case which was not expensive, no rushing around like at airport plenty of room...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kmchugh2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive. Very comfortable. Good food and drink service at your table. A range of newspapers available. Separate area to hang coats etc., A useful feature is a customer service desk where you can give details of which carriage you are in and where you are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scenic797753
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this train from Moscow to St Petersburg, smooth, comfortable, effortless just like bullet trains elsewhere but substantially slower than those in say China. We only saw a maximum speed of 203 km per hour

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David R
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Response from sevastyanov_denis | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the messages above. Have not seen any:( sorry...
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17 October 2018|
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Response from H0rse | Reviewed this property |
We had a paper print out only. We needed our passport too.
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28 September 2018|
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Response from Luis M | Reviewed this property |
Well I am not sure a bout changing the ticket. Depends probally how far from travel you are. As for the Saspan train, Allkuans is correct about the travel time. Its only 4 hrs, so that should be the first thing you should... More