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Russian train Arktika

Arktika train connects Moscow and Murmansk in 35 hours, making a stop in Saint Petersburg. It operates since the sixities and was renovated in 2010, becoming the first and only branded train on Murmansk direction. Usually the train consists of 1 first-class car, 6 second-class cars, 7 third-class cars and a restaurant car. All cars are equipped with bio-toilets and a/c. Passengers can order breakfast, lunch or other meals from the restaurant to the compartment.

Arktika train schedule

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Moscow - St. Petersburg
1 train
8h 32m
5685 RUB
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00:41
09:13
8h 32m
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016А
5685 RUB
St. Petersburg - Moscow
1 train
8h 09m
5685 RUB
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22:41
06:50
8h 09m
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015А
5685 RUB
St. Petersburg - Petrozavodsk
1 train
6h 54m
4985 RUB
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09:50
16:44
6h 54m
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016А
4985 RUB
Petrozavodsk - St. Petersburg
1 train
6h 56m
4585 RUB
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15:20
22:16
6h 56m
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015А
4585 RUB
Apatity - Moscow
1 train
31h 33m
9891 RUB
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23:17
06:50
31h 33m
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015А
9891 RUB
Apatity - Murmansk
1 train
3h 35m
4585 RUB
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08:09
11:44
3h 35m
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016А
4585 RUB
Murmansk - Apatity
1 train
3h 57m
3615 RUB
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19:30
23:27
3h 57m
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015А
3615 RUB
Apatity - St. Petersburg
1 train
22h 39m
7171 RUB
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23:37
22:16
22h 39m
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015А
7171 RUB
St. Petersburg - Apatity
1 train
22h 09m
7021 RUB
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09:50
07:59
22h 09m
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016А
7021 RUB
Kem - Moscow
1 train
24h 00m
9491 RUB
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06:50
06:50
24h 00m
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015А
9491 RUB
Moscow - Kem
1 train
24h 11m
9891 RUB
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00:52
24h 11m
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016А
9891 RUB
Kem - Murmansk
1 train
10h 48m
5285 RUB
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01:07
11:55
10h 48m
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016А
5285 RUB
Kem - Petrozavodsk
1 train
7h 57m
4685 RUB
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06:50
14:47
7h 57m
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015А
4685 RUB
Petrozavodsk - Kem
1 train
7h 37m
5385 RUB
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17:15
00:52
7h 37m
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016А
5385 RUB
Kem - St. Petersburg
1 train
15h 26m
6921 RUB
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22:16
15h 26m
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015А
6921 RUB
St. Petersburg - Kem
1 train
15h 02m
7421 RUB
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00:52
15h 02m
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016А
7421 RUB
Moscow - Murmansk
1 train
35h 03m
9391 RUB
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11:44
35h 03m
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016А
9391 RUB
Murmansk - Moscow
1 train
35h 20m
9741 RUB
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06:50
35h 20m
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015А
9741 RUB
Moscow - Petrozavodsk
1 train
16h 03m
6171 RUB
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16:44
16h 03m
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016А
6171 RUB
Petrozavodsk - Moscow
1 train
15h 30m
6221 RUB
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15:20
06:50
15h 30m
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015А
6221 RUB
Murmansk - Petrozavodsk
1 train
19h 20m
6921 RUB
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14:50
19h 20m
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015А
6921 RUB
Petrozavodsk - Murmansk
1 train
18h 30m
6521 RUB
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17:14
11:44
18h 30m
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016А
6521 RUB
Murmansk - St. Petersburg
1 train
26h 46m
7756 RUB
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22:16
26h 46m
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015А
7756 RUB
St. Petersburg - Murmansk
1 train
25h 54m
7471 RUB
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11:44
25h 54m
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016А
7471 RUB

Classes of cariages of the train Arktika

First class

First class

The cabin consists of two bunks and a folding table. Usually both bunks are lower, but some trains have compartments with one lower and one upper bunk. Other amenities of the compartment include personal reading lights, storage space under the lower bunks and a sliding door. Usually there is also a mirror and in some trains - a wardrobe and sockets.
1st class business
Capacity: 2 persons. Facilities: 2 berths, a folding table. Included service: meal, hygienic kit, superior linen. Carriage: superior; 8-10 compartments, a/c, bio toilets.
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Second class

Second class

Second class also known as coupe carriage consists of 9 separate quardruple compartments with four bunks (2 lower and 2 upper), a fold-down table and a sliding door. Among other amenities are personal reading lights, storage space (built-in shelves over the door, boxes under the lower bunks, racks on the wall beside each bunk).
2nd class superior
A standard compartment in a superior carriage. Seats: 2 lower and 2 upper berths 70 cm wide Berths arrangement (number): 2+2 Included service: meal. Carriage: 8-10 compartments, a/c, bio toilets.
2nd class standard
A standard compartment. Seats: 2 lower and 2 upper berths 70 cm wide Berths arrangement (number): 2+2 Carriage: 8-10 compartments, a/c, bio toilets.
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Third class

Third class

Third class, also known as platskart, is the cheapest option on long-distance trains. The open-class carriage consists of 54 bunks, arranged in bays of 4 on one side and bays of 2 on another, with an aisle between the two sides. The side bunks are over and under the window. When the passenger is not sleeping, lower side bunk transforms to a table and two seats.
3rd class
open-plan carriage with couchettes; capacity: 52-54 berths; facilities: a/c, bio toilets.
3rd class
open-plan carriage with couchettes; capacity: 52-54 berths; facilities: a/c.
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Electronic ticket
This ticket has an electronic registration – it means that a ticket which you receive by e-mail is already valid; a passenger should just print it and show on boarding with the passport. It is also allowed to show your ticket by mobile phone, however, we strongly suggest printing a ticket out.