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Russian train Grand Express

Grand Express train has three different levels of cars depending upon the level of luxury that you can afford. Every passenger gets TV, free w-fi, and complimentary breakfast. Other amenities vary depending on the class of service in the car. The schedule of Grand Express train is one of the most convenient among the night trains between Moscow and Saint Petersburg. The train leaves shortly before midnight, goes non-stop for about 9 hours and arrives in a comfortable morning time shortly before the start of the working day.

Grand Express train schedule

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Moscow - St. Petersburg
1 train
8h 56m
7091 RUB
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23:40
08:36
8h 56m
Daily
054Ч
7091 RUB
St. Petersburg - Moscow
1 train
8h 30m
6271 RUB
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23:44
08:14
8h 30m
Daily
053Ч
6271 RUB

Classes of cariages of the train Grand Express

Luxe

Luxe

Luxury carriages (which are called “soft”) have fewer compartments (4-6) and the cabins are larger than in the ordinary first class carriages. There is shower in the carriage or even in the compartment. Most compartments include a private bathroom. Other amenities include TV and individual a/c. The cabins in luxury carriages are sold entirely for one or two passengers, it guarantees the most level of privacy and comfort.
VIP deluxe (large cabin for 2 persons)
A large compartment with a private bathroom. The cabin is sold entirely. Seats: Transforming sofa 110 cm wide, upper berth 80 cm wide (folding). Berths arrangement / number: vertical / 2. Included service: hot breakfast, fruits, fresh juice, tea/coffee, travel set, cosmetic kit, bath robes, slippers, business class transfer. Amenities: TV, DVD, shower, WC, a/c, socket, Wi-Fi, safe. Carriage: 5 large compartments.
Grand (large cabin for 2 persons)
A spacious compartment with a private bathroom. The cabin is sold entirely. Seats: Transforming sofa 110 cm wide, upper berth 80 cm wide (folding). Berths arrangement / number: vertical / 2 Included service: hot breakfast, fruits, fresh juice, tea/coffee, travel set, cosmetic kit, bath robes, slippers, business class transfer. Amenities: TV, DVD, shower, WC, a/c, socket, Wi-Fi, safe. Carriage: 6 spacious compartments.
Grand Imperial (large cabin for 2 persons)
A large compartment with a private bathroom and luxury service. The cabin is sold entirely. Seats: Transforming sofa 110 cm wide, upper berth 80 cm wide (folding). Berths arrangement / number: vertical / 2. Included service: hot breakfast and supper, fruits, fresh juice, tea/coffee, hygienic kit, bath robe, slippers, business class transfer. Amenities: TV, DVD, shower, WC, a/c, socket, Wi-Fi, safe. Carriage: 4 large compartments and a VIP bar.
Grand Single (large single cabin)
A spacious single compartment with a private bathroom. The cabin is sold entirely for a single passenger. Seats: Transforming sofa 110 cm wide. Berths arrangement (number): vertical (1) Included service: hot breakfast, fruits, fresh juice, tea/coffee, hygienic kit, bath robe, slippers. Amenities: TV, DVD, shower, WC, a/c, socket, Wi-Fi. Carriage: 6 spacious compartments.
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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
A superior compartment. Buying 1 or 2 seats is possible. Seats: 2 lower sofas 70 cm wide Berths arrangement (number): horizontal (2) Included service: hot breakfast, tea/coffee, hygienic kit, slippers, comfort class transfer. Amenities: TV, socket, a/c, Wi-Fi, safe, wardrobe. Carriage: 9 compartments, 2 toilets.
Premium Single (cabin for 1 person)
A premium single compartment with a washbasin. The cabin is sold entirely for 1 person. Seats: Transforming sofa 100 cm wide, upper berth 80 cm wide (folding). Berths arrangement (number): vertical (2) Included service: hot breakfast, tea/coffee, hygienic kit, slippers, comfort class transfer. Amenities: TV, wash basin, a/c, Wi-Fi, safe. Carriage: 9 compartments, 2 toilets.
1st class Standard
A superior compartment. Buying 1 or 2 seats is possible. Seats: 2 lower sofas 70 cm wide Berths arrangement (number): horizontal (2) Included service: hot breakfast, tea/coffee, hygienic kit, slippers. Amenities: TV, socket, a/c, Wi-Fi, safe, wardrobe. Carriage: 9 compartments, 2 toilets.
Premium
A premium compartment with a washbasin. Seats: Transforming sofa 100 cm wide, upper berth 80 cm wide (folding). Berths arrangement (number): vertical (2) Included service: hot breakfast, tea/coffee, hygienic kit, slippers, business class transfer. Amenities: TV, wash basin, a/c, Wi-Fi, safe. Carriage: 9 compartments, 2 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
A standard compartment. Seats: 2 lower and 2 upper berths 70 cm wide Berths arrangement (number): 2+2 Included service: hot breakfast, tea/coffee, hygienic kit, slippers. Amenities: TV, socket, a/c, Wi-Fi. Carriage: 9 compartments, 2 toilets.
2nd class economy
A standard compartment. Seats: 2 lower and 2 upper berths 70 cm wide Berths arrangement (number): 2+2; Amenities: TV, socket, a/c, Wi-Fi. Carriage: 9 compartments, 2 toilets.
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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.