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Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Murmansk

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Railroad route Saint-Petersburg - Murmansk overview

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Murmansk depart 2 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 09:50, the last - 21:23. Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk takes from 23h 59min to 1day 04h 22min. Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Murmansk cost from 48 USD to 150 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 Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk: 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:

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

Arrival station:

Murmansk (Мурманск)


Complete schedule of trains from Saint-Petersburg to Murmansk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
09:50 11:30 1day 01h 40min 016А arctic Regular Train 48 USD
12:18 16:40 1day 04h 22min 202А Regular Train 63 USD
21:24 21:23 23h 59min 022Ч Regular Train 52 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk

Yes there are direct trains departing from Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)) and arriving to Murmansk (Мурманск). Trains depart 2 times a day.

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

The fastest train is 022Ч , departing at 21:24 from Ladozhskiy Railway station and arriving to Murmansk. Travel time of the fastest train 022Ч - 23h 59min. Tickets cost from 52 USD.

The cheapest train is 016А arctic, departing at 09:50 from Ladozhskiy Railway station, traveling for 1day 01h 40min and arriving to Murmansk at 11:30. Tickets for this train cost from 48 USD.

Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk takes from 23h 59min to 1day 04h 22min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Murmansk depart from Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 09:50.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Murmansk arrive to Murmansk (Мурманск).

Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Murmansk usually cost from 48 USD to 150 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Saint-Petersburg to Murmansk 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 48 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 Murmansk 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 Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk

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 Murmansk depart 2 times a day, covering the whole route from 23h 59min to 1day 05h 00min.

Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk have the following numbers: 022Ч, 202А, 016А

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 Murmansk have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 48 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 52 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 150 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
09:50 11:30 1day 01h 40min 016А arctic 48 USD
12:18 16:40 1day 04h 22min 202А 63 USD
21:24 21:23 23h 59min 022Ч 52 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk

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.


Popular train on a route Saint-Petersburg - Murmansk

016А, arctic Regular Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 09:50 - arriving at Murmansk at 11:30
Travel Time - 1day 01h 40min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 48 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 72 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 150 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk:

016А, arctic  Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 09:50 - arriving at Murmansk at 11:30
Travel Time - 1day 01h 40min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 48 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 72 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 150 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk:

022Ч,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 21:24 - arriving at Murmansk at 21:23
Travel Time - 23h 59min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 52 USD


 

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