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Red Arrow Express

Moscow Station, St. Petersburg, Russia
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An iconic train experience

This well known historic train journey was an experience not to be missed when traveling in Russia... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Allkuans
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Completely new experience recommended

For our first time taking a night train it was exciting, and completely new for us. You can buy the... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Star201080
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Doha, Qatar
via mobile
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Moscow Station, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This well known historic train journey was an experience not to be missed when traveling in Russia. After researching, I decided to use Russian Rail (russianrail.com) to purchase my tickets. The website was very user-friendly and the booking process was easy. The company updated me...More

1  Thank Allkuans
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

For our first time taking a night train it was exciting, and completely new for us. You can buy the tickets in advance directly in the trains company and any detailed information you may need, they will reply inmediately. Print your tickets in advance and...More

3  Thank Star201080
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a must to try! We travelled from St Petersburg to Moscow overnight with two teenage children and we all loved the experience. It was everything we expected and the stewardess was excellent, very helpful. However she didn't speak any English but she was...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

We arrived very early to the station and tried to find out where the train was leaving from. We did not see anything on the boards and tried to ask different people working there, and got different replies from everyone. We even went to customer...More

Thank lindri
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We travelled from st p to moscow in 2nd class and had a wonderful experience. Staff were super helpful, beds were comfy and breakfast was tasty (coffee and tea cost extra) We booked our tickets through the official Russian website (in English) and although we...More

1  Thank lauranada
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We travelled overnight from Berlin to St Petersburg on the Red Arrow train. I had read reviews before we travelled so roughly knew what to expect. We were travelling as part of a group and the arrangements had been made by the travel company. I...More

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We travelled on the Red Arrow overnight train between Moscow and Saint Petersburg, we boarded the train half an hour before departure, we travelled first class, its laid out like an old fashioned train carriage, a seat either side and a table in the middle,...More

1  Thank sally j
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

A very nice experience - kind of unique and legendary. If you're going from Moscow to Snt Peterburg or vice versa, in my eyes it's the perfect balance to make a trip with a little touch of history. Comfortable, original, unique. Only one moment -...More

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We went to St. Petersburg by red arrow train( opened booking 45 days ) book early got the good price, and flied back We recommended this train We booked 2 sleepers ( there re also 4 together and cheaper) since we decided late But really...More

1  Thank Piyawan2014
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I can't say what the other services are like, but Red Arrow from Moscow to Saint Petersburg is not only rich in history, but also in amenities and comfort. It was the most comfortable train ride in all my travels, and the bed is probably...More

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janelizabeth2016
28 October 2016|
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Response from Joost V | Reviewed this property |
Try to book via russiantrain. Book a 002A train, that's the one. Train: 002А. Class: 1st class Standard (1U) Select 2 passengers and you'll be OK.
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mzmeowus
11 July 2016|
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Response from Macy160 | Reviewed this property |
10 minutes before midnight, Russians are punctual!
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marpandc
29 April 2015|
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Response from Macy160 | Reviewed this property |
I m not on first class, each of us in the cabin has a bottle of water and chocolate. Everyone are ready to sleep after boarding so we don't know if there is service provided. The breakfast is however included, it's served... More
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