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Trains from Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg

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Railroad route Yaroslavl - Saint-Petersburg overview

Trains from Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg depart 3 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 20:43, the last - 12:12. Travel time between Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg takes from 12h 10min to 12h 31min. Train tickets from Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg cost from 34 EUR to 141 EUR, 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 Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg: 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 July 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Yaroslavl Main Train Station (Ярославль (Главный Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
20:43 08:53 12h 10min 045Я Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg Regular Train 46 EUR
23:41 12:12 12h 31min 337Й Regular Train 34 EUR
23:41 12:12 12h 31min 347Й Regular Train 34 EUR

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg

Yes there are direct trains departing from Yaroslavl Main Train Station (Ярославль (Главный Вокзал)) and arriving to Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)). Trains depart 3 times a day.

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

The fastest train is 045Я Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg, departing at 20:43 from Main Train Station and arriving to Moskovskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 045Я Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg - 12h 10min. Tickets cost from 46 EUR.

The cheapest train is 347Й , departing at 23:41 from Main Train Station, traveling for 12h 31min and arriving to Moskovskiy Railway station at 12:12. Tickets for this train cost from 34 EUR.

Travel time between Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg takes from 12h 10min to 12h 31min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg depart from Yaroslavl Main Train Station (Ярославль (Главный Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 20:43.

Trains from Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg arrive to Saint-Petersburg Moskovskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Московский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg usually cost from 34 EUR to 141 EUR per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg 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 34 EUR 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 Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg 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 Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg

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 Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg depart 2 times a day, covering the whole route from 12h 10min to 12h 47min.

Regular Trains between Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg have the following numbers: 045Я, 337Й, 347Й

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 Yaroslavl to Saint-Petersburg have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 34 EUR
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 46 EUR
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 81 EUR
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 141 EUR

Schedule of Regular Trains between Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
20:43 08:53 12h 10min 045Я Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg 46 EUR
23:41 12:12 12h 31min 337Й 34 EUR
23:41 12:12 12h 31min 347Й 34 EUR

Classes of tickets on trains between Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg

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 Yaroslavl - Saint-Petersburg

045Я, Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg Regular Train

Departing from Yaroslavl at 20:43 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 08:53
Travel Time - 12h 10min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 46 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 96 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 141 EUR


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Yaroslavl and Saint-Petersburg:

337Й,   Regular Train
Departing from Yaroslavl at 23:41 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 12:12
Travel Time - 12h 31min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 EUR
3-сl. open sleeping - from 55 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 81 EUR


 

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

045Я, Ivanovo Sankt-Peterburg  Regular Train
Departing from Yaroslavl at 20:43 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 08:53
Travel Time - 12h 10min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 46 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 96 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 141 EUR


 

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