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Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala

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Railroad route Saint-Petersburg - Vainikkala overview

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala depart 5 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 02:16, the last - 21:57. Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala takes from 01h 27min to 03h 13min. Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala cost from 110 USD to 479 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 Vainikkala: 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 Finlyandskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Финляндский Вокзал))
Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Vainikkala (Вайниккала)


Complete schedule of trains from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
02:16 04:43 02h 27min 206У Regular Train 111 USD
06:01 09:14 03h 13min 032А Lev Tolstoy Luxury Train 110 USD
06:40 08:07 01h 27min 781М Allegro High-Speed Train 130 USD
11:30 12:57 01h 27min 783М Allegro High-Speed Train 130 USD
15:30 16:57 01h 27min 785М Allegro High-Speed Train 134 USD
20:30 21:57 01h 27min 787М Allegro High-Speed Train 134 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala

Yes there are direct trains departing from Saint-Petersburg Finlyandskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Финляндский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)) and arriving to Vainikkala (Вайниккала). Trains depart 5 times a day.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala depart from Saint-Petersburg Finlyandskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Финляндский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)) and arrive to Vainikkala (Вайниккала).

The fastest train is 787М Allegro, departing at 20:30 from Finlyandskiy Railway station and arriving to Vainikkala. Travel time of the fastest train 787М Allegro - 01h 27min. Tickets cost from 134 USD.

The cheapest train is 032А Lev Tolstoy, departing at 06:01 from Ladozhskiy Railway station, traveling for 03h 13min and arriving to Vainikkala at 09:14. Tickets for this train cost from 110 USD.

Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala takes from 01h 27min to 03h 13min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala depart from Saint-Petersburg Finlyandskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Финляндский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 02:16.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala arrive to Vainikkala (Вайниккала).

Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala usually cost from 110 USD to 479 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala 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 110 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 Vainikkala 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 Vainikkala

High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains with speeds up to 250 km/h, first launched in Russia in 2009, immediately became a popular alternative to air travel for both Russian citizens and foreign tourists.

High-Speed Trains Allegro between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala depart 4 times a day, passing the entire route for 27min - 01h 32min.

High-Speed Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala have the following numbers: 781М, 783М, 785М, 787М.

Interesting fact: Unfortunately, despite the popularity of high-speed trains and a consistently high load (occupancy rate exceeds 87%), High-Speed Trains are still not widespread in Russia, essentially connecting only a few of the most important cities. The reason for this is the huge distances between the cities of Russia, which leads to significant costs required for the construction of new modern railways that would be suitable for high-speed trains.
Important: Try to buy High-Speed Train tickets as early as possible. A few days before departure on High-Speed Trains, usually there are no available seats, and the price of the remaining tickets rises 2-3 times from the original.

High-Speed Trains on the route from Saint-Petersburg to Vainikkala have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Economy class) - from 130 USD
  • Sitting (Business class) - from 192 USD

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
06:40 08:07 01h 27min 781М Allegro 130 USD
11:30 12:57 01h 27min 783М Allegro 130 USD
15:30 16:57 01h 27min 785М Allegro 134 USD
20:30 21:57 01h 27min 787М Allegro 134 USD

Luxury Trains

Luxury Trains are one of the most luxurious and famous trains in Russia, offering the highest level of service quality, comfort and style with higher prices as well. Each train has a specific interior design based on the operator.

Luxury Trains Lev Tolstoy between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala depart 1 time a day, passing the entire route for 02h 13min - 03h 13min.

Luxury Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala have the following numbers: 032А.

Interesting fact: Luxury Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala boast not only the most convenient timetable, but also a wide range of services and best-trained staff. For passengers who appreciate real comfort and privacy, these trains offer spacious VIP coupes with individual bathrooms, wide berths and included additional services. These luxury compartments are sold entirely for single or double occupancy.
Important: Please note, that Luxury Trains in Russia are very kitschy trains, so the "comfort" you get in this case is something a Russian officials would like, rather than how this term is usually understood in western society. Expect heavy curtains, lots of polished plastic, dozens of tabloids, and rather simple dishes at exorbitant prices. But anyway, these legendary trains definitely worth a ride at least once in a lifetime, just for the unique experience.

Luxury Trains on the route from Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala have the following ticket classes:

  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 110 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 144 USD
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 479 USD

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
06:01 09:14 03h 13min 032А Lev Tolstoy 110 USD

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 Vainikkala depart 1 time a day, covering the whole route from 02h 27min to 02h 27min.

Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala have the following numbers: 206У

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 Vainikkala have the following ticket classes:

  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 111 USD

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
02:16 04:43 02h 27min 206У 111 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala

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.


De Luxe sleeping

Journey in a deluxe compartment lets you to relax and enjoy the views. Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds is equipped with the private bathroom. Meal, travel kit, press, bed linen are included in the price. The cabin is designed for two people, however it is possible to purchase both seats in your compartment and travel alone.


Sitting (Business class)

The cost of business class ticket is slightly different from the price of an economy class, but the list of services included in the ticket may surprise even the experienced traveler. The layout sof eats in business class is two by two. Each of the leather seats is adjustable and have reclining backs, folding tables, footrest and armrest as well as an individual reading light. WiFi is available free of charge throughout the trip. Newspapers, travel-kit, cold and hot drinks, as well as hot meal is included.


Sitting (Economy class)

Comfortable adjustable textile seats arranged two by two, with armrests and footrests (except table seats), individual reading lights, foldable tables, built-in audio modules 
four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Meals are not included but snacks and drinks can be purchased at extra charge.


Popular trains on a route Saint-Petersburg - Vainikkala

781М, Allegro High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 06:40 - arriving at Vainikkala at 08:07
Travel Time - 01h 27min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Economy class) - from 130 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 193 USD


783М, Allegro High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 11:30 - arriving at Vainikkala at 12:57
Travel Time - 01h 27min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Economy class) - from 130 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 193 USD


785М, Allegro High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 15:30 - arriving at Vainikkala at 16:57
Travel Time - 01h 27min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Economy class) - from 134 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 192 USD


787М, Allegro High-Speed Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 20:30 - arriving at Vainikkala at 21:57
Travel Time - 01h 27min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Economy class) - from 134 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 192 USD


032А, Lev Tolstoy Luxury Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 06:01 - arriving at Vainikkala at 09:14
Travel Time - 03h 13min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 110 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 144 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 479 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable, fastest High-Speed train between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala:

781М, Allegro  High-Speed Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 06:40 - arriving at Vainikkala at 08:07
Travel Time - 01h 27min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Economy class) - from 130 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 193 USD


 

Recommended Luxury Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable, fastest Luxury train between Saint-Petersburg and Vainikkala:

032А, Lev Tolstoy  Luxury Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 06:01 - arriving at Vainikkala at 09:14
Travel Time - 03h 13min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 110 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 144 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 479 USD


 

Recommended Regular Trains

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

206У,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 02:16 - arriving at Vainikkala at 04:43
Travel Time - 02h 27min

Ticket classes:

2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 111 USD


 

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