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Sapsan Bullet Train

Komsomolskaya Square | Leningradskiy Rail Terminal, Moscow 129515, Russia
+7 495 781-27-02
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We travelled from Moscow to St. Petersburg on this high speed train, which took just over 4 hours... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Not the fastest, but nice

Sapsan services are a little outside the band of trains, running with average speed 200 - 250 km/h... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Broytman G
Moscow, Russia
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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 perfectly adapted to the harsh Russian climate.
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Komsomolskaya Square | Leningradskiy Rail Terminal, Moscow 129515, Russia
+7 495 781-27-02
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Reviewed yesterday

We travelled from Moscow to St. Petersburg on this high speed train, which took just over 4 hours. As we travelled along we could see the quaint villages dotted amongst the rolling fields and trees. There was a bistro carriage with a choice of hot...More

Thank rainbow1939
Reviewed yesterday

Sapsan services are a little outside the band of trains, running with average speed 200 - 250 km/h. From Bologoe to Chudovo (201 km) average speed is 197,2 km/h, on the whole route Moscow St. Petersburg (650 km) - 181,4 km/h. It's 11-th position in...More

Thank Broytman G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Taking the Sapsan from Moscow to St. Pete's was the perfect reprieve from a heavy touring schedule to relax and decompress. Our tour company secured the first passenger car on the train for our group of four. It was very nice to have our own...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed yesterday

Took the train from Moscow to St Petersberg in economy class. The train is really comfortable, left on time and arrived on time. It gives you a chance to see some of the countryside and experience travelling at circa 200K on certain streches of the...More

Thank SteveLichfield
Reviewed yesterday

We really splurged and took the business class section and enjoyed every minute of the ride. We especially liked the fact that you arrive in Moscow itself and you have a shorter ride to you hotel.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed yesterday

That's what's required of good transportation - fast, no hassle, clean and comfortable cabin, a pleasant ride. Far better than taking a plane between Peter and Moscow. make sure that you take the separate security line for Sapsan at the station, which is much faster...More

1  Thank Chimata-no-kami
Reviewed 3 days ago

The train shakes while moving at 220 km per hour. Worst train ride i have ever taken . It is clean and the seats are comfortable.

Thank Rajikadesilva
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you need to get between these two cities, I highly recommend using this train. Rode the train with my daughter (12). Station was easy to find, seats we comfortable, and the food offered on the train was good. I even enjoyed their espresso. One...More

1  Thank JNickel74
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took train from St. Petersburg to Moscow. Nice, clean and quiet ride. Went 450 miles in 4 hours. Nice restrooms, comfortable seats, two movies so take ear phones. All announcements in both Russian and English. Great way to travel.

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 6 days ago

An expensive but fast train. It is an experience travel with a train like this but the cost of the ticket would be cheaper.

Thank Axl Z
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Denice S
20 July 2017|
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Response from Marcin S | Reviewed this property |
There is really no need to upgrade. The journey in 2nd class is really comfortable.
1 June 2017|
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Response from SunshineSunshine |
Thank you for your replies. They finally replied me. Premium class has 19 seats & Business class has 52 seats.
Annie Lai Yung L
23 May 2017|
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Response from moje a | Reviewed this property |
Yes but it will be a slow train and since it stops in many stations, it is not typically safe as the people entering train are not always in best behavior.