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Red Arrow Express

Moscow Station, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Most comfortable train ride

I can't say what the other services are like, but Red Arrow from Moscow to Saint Petersburg is not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Singapore, Singapore
Glad we did this trip

We were going to do the Sapsan bullet train but were glad we experienced this. As a couple would... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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Moscow Station, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank UlricSng
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We were going to do the Sapsan bullet train but were glad we experienced this. As a couple would deffo recommend upgrading to first class and getting a private room for 2. No bathroom but it was a few feet down the carriage. Spotlessly clean...More

1  Thank Partypedro1
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We booked a cabin for 2 people and it was a great experience from the beginning to the end. The only thing that could be improved is the quality and variety of the breakfast and they should mention when items are charged separately

1  Thank cdmnuy
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I love St. Petersburg. It was very anti-American and exhibited an uncharacteristic lack of hospitality this time around. This train ride was the high point of the trip. Wow! The staff was super friendly. Professional. The food was good. The compartment was clean. I slept...More

Thank Morris L
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It's my favourite train between Saint-Petersburg and Moscow. All the train is red and has couchette, lux and SV coaches. Coaches is eqipped by air-condition systems with a couchette personal regulator of temperature and light. Each coach has classical style and traditional Russian breakfast. In...More

1  Thank Вячеслав П
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife booked this for us as an excursion during our eight nights in St. Petersburg. Highly recommended. We booked our own sleeper car/cabin. You are greeted at the train by hostesses in pressed uniforms and white gloves. When we entered our cabin to find...More

2  Thank Mark-in-NC
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Great to travel with this historical train from Moscow to SPB. Please make sure you are 30 minutes before departure at the station. Leningradsky isn't a difficult station and we stood on the wrong station initially. Be careful with that. Journey was very adventurous although...More

1  Thank Joost V
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We took this train as it was extremely convenient and fitted in power schedule. The beds are comfortable, the toilets work in the shower has great pressure. The Internet also works. Therefore all in all it is not bad. Turning to negatives: – 1. This...More

4  Thank Givemeaholiday
Reviewed 22 June 2016

People shouldn't take this train expecting it to be "luxury" as it's far from it. But I'm not sure where else on earth could you ride a train with interior that reminds you of an old movie set (Dr. Zhivago maybe?) like this. The chance...More

2  Thank MontfortOaks
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I m not well as travelled as I would love to be, the train journey was an exciting and new experience for me. I bought tickets via the Russian rail official website where there are many trains travel between SPB and Moscow. I picked the...More

1  Thank Macy160
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28 October 2016|
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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11 July 2016|
Response from Macy160 | Reviewed this property |
10 minutes before midnight, Russians are punctual!
29 April 2015|
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