A frequent question is which would be the best way to travel between Moscow and St. Petersburg. There are basically three options: take a direct plane that will take 1 hour and a half, take a daytime TGV (Sapsan) that takes about 4 hours or you can take a night train such as the Red Arrow that makes the journey in about 8-9 hours. An alternative option is to take a bus (more economical but more
2.2. Russian trains
The best way to travel between different Russian cities is by train. In Russia trains are very safe (I would say the safest means of transport) and quite economical considering the long distances they travel.
In this section, I explain everything about Russian trains: how to carry out the process of buying tickets online, how to go from Moscow to St. Petersburg, services offered by railway stations in Russia such as luggage storage or Wi-Fi, etc.
In this article, I will explain you the services offered by Russian train stations, such as baggage storage, free Wi-Fi, services for people with disabilities, ATMs, shops or the VIP lounge. 0. Information about train stations in Russia RZD, the national railways company of Russia, currently manages a total of 353 railway stations throughout Russia (in the annex you can find a link to the
In this tutorial, I explain how you can shop online, without the middle-man, and purchase your own train tickets to travel in Russia through the official website of Russian Railways RZD, the state-owned Russian rail transport company. In recent years, private intermediary companies have proliferated online, offering tickets for rail travel in Russia, from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Siberian,