Russian train Lev Tolstoi
Lev Tolstoi train connects Moscow and Helsinki in 14,5 hours, making a stop in St. Petersburg. It operates since 30.05.1975 and was fully renovated in 2014. Lev Tolstoi is the first night train developing a speed 120 km/h. Usually the train consists of 1 luxury car, 3 first-class cars, 5 second -class cars and a restaurant car. All cars are equipped with bio-toilets and a/c. The compartment is closed with a magnetic key. Meals are included in the ticket price of any seat of the train. Delivery from the restaurant to the compartment is also available.
Lev Tolstoi train schedule
Number of trains
Helsinki - Moscow
Moscow - Helsinki
Classes of cariages of the train Lev Tolstoi
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 A (large cabin for 1 or 2 persons)
A large compartment with a private bathroom. The cabin is sold entirely. Seats: Transforming sofa 120 cm wide, upper berth 90 cm wide (folding). Berths arrangement / number: vertical / 2. Included service: meal, hygienic kit, bath robe, slippers, superior linen. Amenities: folding table, chair, TV, DVD, shower cabin, WC, individual a/c, safe. Carriage: 4 large compartments
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 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.
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 standard
Capacity: 2 persons. Facilities: 2 berths, a folding table. Carriage: 8-10 compartments, a/c, bio toilets.
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.