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Trains from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg

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Railroad route Ekaterinburg - Saint-Petersburg overview

Trains from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg depart 3 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 15:42, the last - 11:12. Travel time between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg takes from 1day 11h 10min to 1day 14h 34min. Train tickets from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg cost from 34 USD to 353 USD, depending on a train category, ticket category, date of travel and additional services.


On this page we have collected all the important, useful and relevant information about the railway and trains between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg: train schedules, train types, travel time, ticket classes and prices, main trains on a route, recommended trains, answers to frequently asked questions and traveler reviews.

  • The relevance of the information on this page is April 2021.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Ekaterinburg (Екатеринбург)

Arrival station:

Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
15:42 06:16 1day 14h 34min 146У Regular Train 34 USD
21:02 11:12 1day 14h 10min 191У Regular Train 73 USD
21:20 10:00 1day 12h 40min 073Е Regular Train 66 USD
21:20 10:00 1day 12h 40min 013Н Novokuznetsk Regular Train 180 USD
21:28 08:38 1day 11h 10min 071Е Demidov Express Regular Train 94 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg

Yes there are direct trains departing from Ekaterinburg (Екатеринбург) and arriving to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). Trains depart 3 times a day.

Trains from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg depart from Ekaterinburg (Екатеринбург) and arrive to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 071Е Demidov Express, departing at 21:28 from Ekaterinburg and arriving to Ladozhskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 071Е Demidov Express - 1day 11h 10min. Tickets cost from 94 USD.

The cheapest train is 146У , departing at 15:42 from Ekaterinburg, traveling for 1day 14h 34min and arriving to Ladozhskiy Railway station at 06:16. Tickets for this train cost from 34 USD.

Travel time between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg takes from 1day 11h 10min to 1day 14h 34min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg depart from Ekaterinburg (Екатеринбург). The first train a day departs at 15:42.

Trains from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg arrive to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg usually cost from 34 USD to 353 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case you are able to catch the best fares, starting from 34 USD per passenger, which is not available a few days before the departure.

Yes, you can buy tickets online on our website.

Yes, trains in Russia are safe and convenient. You can travel from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg by train without any problems.

In rare cases, there really are changes in the schedule: changing the departure time, canceling trains, launching additional trains, but in most of cases this schedule is accurate. In all situations, we urge you to build your plans based on a real schedule for a specific date, and not on an approximate generalized schedule

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable trains for you (at the end of this page). You can use our recommendation. However, please keep in mind that tickets for recommended trains are usually bought first, so they can simply be sold out at the desired date.
Use our ticket search system, indicating the date and number of passengers of interest. After downloading the results - use the filters by departure time, arrival time, travel time, ticket price and ticket classes - so you will find the best trains that best meet your requirements. If there are no trains left after applying the filters, clean the filters and try again.

Train categories on a route between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg

Regular Trains

Regular Train is historically the first class of trains, nowadays is the most common type of train in Russia that can take you to almost everywhere, slow and reliable. Such trains run at a speed of about 60-80 km/h and make stops at all (or most) stations on their route. Stops can be either for 1-5 minutes, or for 20-30 and even for an hour and a half. Check the train route and duration of stops using the ROUTE button next to each train.

Regular Trains between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg depart 3 times a day, covering the whole route from 1day 11h 10min to 1day 15h 02min.

Regular Trains between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg have the following numbers: 071Е, 073Е, 191У, 146У, 013Н

Interesting fact: at long stops, passengers of Regular Trains often go to the platform and buy traditional pies or local crafts from Babushkas on the platform.
Important: at stops, do not go far from the train! You may not notice the train departing and your personal belongings will go on a trip without you, and you can stay at this station for several hours or even days. Your ticket will not be valid for traveling on the next train and you will have to buy a new ticket at the box office of this station. The staff does not speak any language other than Russian.

Tickets for the Regular Train are usually cheaper (compared to other classes of trains or plane tickets). Regular Train on the route from Ekaterinburg to Saint-Petersburg have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 66 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 102 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 109 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
15:42 06:16 1day 14h 34min 146У 34 USD
21:02 11:12 1day 14h 10min 191У 73 USD
21:20 10:00 1day 12h 40min 073Е 66 USD
21:20 10:00 1day 12h 40min 013Н Novokuznetsk 180 USD
21:28 08:38 1day 11h 10min 071Е Demidov Express 94 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg

1-сl. sleeping compt.

Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the type of the carriage, meal-set, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt.

2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


3-сl. open sleeping

3-Class Open Sleeping also known as "Platzkart" or "Hostel Sleeping", the open type carriage with couchettes, is one of the cheapest options to travel by rail. The Plazlkart is rather comfortable and gives an opportunity to travel in a big company, mix with locals and chat with neighbours all the time.


Sitting (Basic)

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Popular trains on a route Ekaterinburg - Saint-Petersburg

071Е, Demidov Express Regular Train

Departing from Ekaterinburg at 21:28 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 08:38
Travel Time - 1day 11h 10min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 94 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 121 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 353 USD


013Н, Novokuznetsk Regular Train

Departing from Ekaterinburg at 21:20 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 10:00
Travel Time - 1day 12h 40min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 180 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 260 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg:

146У,   Regular Train
Departing from Ekaterinburg at 15:42 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 06:16
Travel Time - 1day 14h 34min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 91 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 109 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 180 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable, fastest Regular train between Ekaterinburg and Saint-Petersburg:

071Е, Demidov Express  Regular Train
Departing from Ekaterinburg at 21:28 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 08:38
Travel Time - 1day 11h 10min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 94 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 121 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 353 USD


 

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