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Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl

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Railroad route Saint-Petersburg - Yaroslavl overview

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl depart 2 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 17:45, the last - 11:33. Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl takes from 11h 20min to 14h 17min. Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl cost from 32 USD to 221 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 Yaroslavl: 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 Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал))
Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Yaroslavl Main Train Station (Ярославль (Главный Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
17:45 08:02 14h 17min 337Ж Regular Train 50 USD
17:45 08:02 14h 17min 347Ж Regular Train 69 USD
19:36 06:56 11h 20min 045А Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg Regular Train 46 USD
21:42 11:33 13h 51min 433А Regular Train 32 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl

Yes there are direct trains departing from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)) and arriving to Yaroslavl Main Train Station (Ярославль (Главный Вокзал)). Trains depart 2 times a day.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl depart from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)) and arrive to Yaroslavl Main Train Station (Ярославль (Главный Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 045А Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg, departing at 19:36 from Moskovskiy Railway station and arriving to Main Train Station. Travel time of the fastest train 045А Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg - 11h 20min. Tickets cost from 46 USD.

The cheapest train is 433А , departing at 21:42 from Ladozhskiy Railway station, traveling for 13h 51min and arriving to Main Train Station at 11:33. Tickets for this train cost from 32 USD.

Travel time between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl takes from 11h 20min to 14h 17min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl depart from Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)), Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 17:45.

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl arrive to Yaroslavl Main Train Station (Ярославль (Главный Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl usually cost from 32 USD to 221 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Saint-Petersburg to Yaroslavl 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 Yaroslavl 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 Yaroslavl

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 Yaroslavl depart 2 times a day, covering the whole route from 11h 03min to 15h 51min.

Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl have the following numbers: 045А, 347Ж, 337Ж, 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 Yaroslavl have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 32 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 46 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 73 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 146 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
17:45 08:02 14h 17min 337Ж 50 USD
17:45 08:02 14h 17min 347Ж 69 USD
19:36 06:56 11h 20min 045А Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg 46 USD
21:42 11:33 13h 51min 433А 32 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl

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 train on a route Saint-Petersburg - Yaroslavl

045А, Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg Regular Train

Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 19:36 - arriving at Yaroslavl at 06:56
Travel Time - 11h 20min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 46 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 73 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 146 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl:

433А,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 21:42 - arriving at Yaroslavl at 11:33
Travel Time - 13h 51min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 32 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 47 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 75 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl:

337Ж,   Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 17:45 - arriving at Yaroslavl at 08:02
Travel Time - 14h 17min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 50 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 55 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 142 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 221 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Saint-Petersburg and Yaroslavl:

045А, Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg  Regular Train
Departing from Saint-Petersburg at 19:36 - arriving at Yaroslavl at 06:56
Travel Time - 11h 20min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 46 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 73 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 146 USD


 

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