Grand Express train

Russian train Grand Express

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Maximum speed 160
Number of cars 15
Classes of service 8
Main route Moscow - St. Petersburg
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.

Classes of cariages of the train Grand Express

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.

First class


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.


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).

Second class

Grand Express train facilities


The restaurant car is open from the moment of boarding until the arrival of the train. Possible to order in a compartment.


Eco-friendly toilets with automatic seat cover change. Indicators of occupancy.


Free Wi-Fi in all cars.

For kids.

Playpen. Children menu. Coloring books and puzzles.


Pets can be transported in cages or carriers, provided that the entire compartment is booked.

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