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Trains from Moscow to Petrozavodsk

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Railroad route Moscow - Petrozavodsk overview

Trains from Moscow to Petrozavodsk depart 4 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 00:41, the last - 16:44. Travel time between Moscow and Petrozavodsk takes from 10h 45min to 20h 27min. Train tickets from Moscow to Petrozavodsk cost from 35 USD to 135 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 Moscow and Petrozavodsk: 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:

Moscow Leningradskiy Railway station (Москва (Ленинградский Вокзал))
Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Petrozavodsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
00:41 16:44 16h 03min 016Ч Regular Train 58 USD
00:41 16:30 15h 49min 016А arctic Regular Train 37 USD
14:50 01:46 10h 56min 100А Gornolizhniy ekspress dvuhetazhniy Regular Train 52 USD
16:00 12:27 20h 27min 160В Regular Train 35 USD
16:20 08:13 15h 53min 242А Regular Train 50 USD
19:53 09:18 13h 25min 092А Regular Train 72 USD
21:05 07:50 10h 45min 018А Kareliya Regular Train 53 USD
21:21 16:30 19h 09min 120В Regular Train 35 USD
23:09 11:38 12h 29min 222В Regular Train 49 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Petrozavodsk

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Leningradskiy Railway station (Москва (Ленинградский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)) and arriving to Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск). Trains depart 4 times a day.

Trains from Moscow to Petrozavodsk depart from Moscow Leningradskiy Railway station (Москва (Ленинградский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)) and arrive to Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск).

The fastest train is 018А Kareliya, departing at 21:05 from Leningradskiy Railway station and arriving to Petrozavodsk. Travel time of the fastest train 018А Kareliya - 10h 45min. Tickets cost from 53 USD.

The cheapest train is 120В , departing at 21:21 from Kurskiy Railway station, traveling for 19h 09min and arriving to Petrozavodsk at 16:30. Tickets for this train cost from 35 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Petrozavodsk takes from 10h 45min to 20h 27min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Petrozavodsk depart from Moscow Leningradskiy Railway station (Москва (Ленинградский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 00:41.

Trains from Moscow to Petrozavodsk arrive to Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск).

Train tickets from Moscow to Petrozavodsk usually cost from 35 USD to 135 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Petrozavodsk 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 35 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 Moscow to Petrozavodsk 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 Moscow and Petrozavodsk

Double-Decker Trains

Double-Decker trains were first launched in Russia in 2014 and currently travel on only a few routes. Double-decker train carriages are slightly higher than usual and thanks to two floors can accommodate 64 passengers each (versus 32 passengers in a standard 2 cl. sleeping compartment carriage).

Double-Decker Trains between Moscow and Petrozavodsk depart a day, passing the entire route for {fastest_trip_for_type} - {slow_trip_for_type}.

Interesting fact: Traveling Double-Decker Train between Moscow and Petrozavodsk you can enjoy a high comfort in modern train at affordable price. There are 8 compartments per each deck of the train. Each cabin has 4 sleeping berths (2 upper and 2 lower ones), a table, a mirror, storage for small items placed above each berth, two 220V sockets, individual lamps and stairs for getting on the upper berths. Storage below the lower berth has enough space for 2 big suitcases.
Important: Tall passengers (higher than 180 cm) may not be comfortable traveling in a double-decker train due to the smaller compartment, berths and lower ceilings (2.1 m versus 2.5 m in a standard carriage)

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 Moscow and Petrozavodsk depart 4 times a day, covering the whole route from 10h 45min to 21h 12min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Petrozavodsk have the following numbers: 018А, 160В, 242А, 092А, 120В, 016Ч, 222В, 016А, 100А

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 Moscow to Petrozavodsk have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 35 USD
  • Sitting (Basic) - from 35 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 50 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Petrozavodsk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
00:41 16:44 16h 03min 016Ч 58 USD
00:41 16:30 15h 49min 016А arctic 37 USD
14:50 01:46 10h 56min 100А Gornolizhniy ekspress dvuhetazhniy 52 USD
16:00 12:27 20h 27min 160В 35 USD
16:20 08:13 15h 53min 242А 50 USD
19:53 09:18 13h 25min 092А 72 USD
21:05 07:50 10h 45min 018А Kareliya 53 USD
21:21 16:30 19h 09min 120В 35 USD
23:09 11:38 12h 29min 222В 49 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Petrozavodsk

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 Moscow - Petrozavodsk

018А, Kareliya Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 21:05 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 07:50
Travel Time - 10h 45min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 53 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 135 USD


016А, arctic Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 00:41 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 16:30
Travel Time - 15h 49min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 37 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 53 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 60 USD


100А, Gornolizhniy ekspress dvuhetazhniy Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 14:50 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 01:46
Travel Time - 10h 56min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 52 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Petrozavodsk:

160В,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 16:00 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 12:27
Travel Time - 20h 27min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 35 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 50 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable, fastest Regular train between Moscow and Petrozavodsk:

018А, Kareliya  Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 21:05 - arriving at Petrozavodsk at 07:50
Travel Time - 10h 45min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 53 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 135 USD


 

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