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Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma

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Railroad route Saint-Petersburg - Kostroma overview

Train from Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma depart 1 time a day. Departure of the train a day - at 21:42. Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma takes from 16h 25min. Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma cost from 32 USD to 55 USD, depending on a 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 Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma: 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 October 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

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

Arrival station:

Kostroma (Кострома)


Complete schedule of trains from Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
21:42 14:07 16h 25min 433А Regular Train 32 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma

Yes there are direct trains departing from Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)) and arriving to Kostroma (Кострома). Trains depart 1 time a day.

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

The fastest train is 433А , departing at 21:42 from Ladozhskiy Railway station and arriving to Kostroma. Travel time of the fastest train 433А - 16h 25min. Tickets cost from 32 USD.

The cheapest train is 433А , departing at 21:42 from Ladozhskiy Railway station, traveling for 16h 25min and arriving to Kostroma at 14:07. Tickets for this train cost from 32 USD.

Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma takes from 16h 25min to 16h 25min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma depart from Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 21:42.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma arrive to Kostroma (Кострома).

Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma usually cost from 32 USD to 55 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma 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 32 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 Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma 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

Between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma there is only one train. Therefore, you should choose the desired date, and then buy tickets of the desired category

Train categories on a route between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma

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 Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma depart 1 time a day, covering the whole route from 16h 25min to 18h 17min.

Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma have the following numbers: 433А

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 Saint-Petersburg to Kostroma have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 32 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 40 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
21:42 14:07 16h 25min 433А 32 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma

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.


Recommended trains

Recommended train between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma

Between Saint-Petersburg and Kostroma there is only one direct train, so we recommend it:

433А,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 21:42 - arriving at Kostroma at 14:07
Travel Time - 16h 25min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 32 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 40 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD

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