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St. Petersburg
If you are planning a Saint Petersburg trip, it might be useful to check out what to know about the numerous train stations in St. Petersburg. 
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St. Petersburg train stations
Moscovsky Station
Nevsky Prospect, 85, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Lenina Sq., 6, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Ladozhskiy Station
Vosstaniya Sq. 2, St.Petersburg, Russia
Vitebskiy station
Zagorodnyy Prospekt, 52, St. Petesburg, Russia
Varshavskiy station
Obvodnogo Kanala emb., 118, St. Petesburg, Russia
Baltiysky station
120, Nab. Obvodnogo Kanala, St. Petesburg, Russia
300 km
Helsinki train stations
Helsinki Central Station
Kaivokatu 1, 00100, Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki Airport
Lentoasemantie 1, 01530 Vantaa, Finland, Helsinki Airport, Finland

St. Petersburg to Helsinki Train Information

Without any doubt, traveling onboard a high-speed Alstom train is a remarkable experience. These extraordinary trains run on the St. Petersburg-to-Helsinki railway route and provide everything you would expect from a modern high-speed train. Their top speed is 220 km/h (135 mph) and, thus, the Alstom trains boast astonishingly short travel times as well as excellent onboard amenities, including comfortable seats, ample legroom, generous luggage space, a play area for kids, and an elegant dining cart. Wi-Fi is also available during the ride. You can read everything you need to know before planning train journey from St. Petersburg to Helsinki and book your tickets on Rail Ninja.


Is there a direct train from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki?

Yes, you can travel directly from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki if you take an Alstom bullet train or a Lev Tolstoy comfort night train.

Is a train ride from St. Petersburg to Helsinki scenic?

Both Russia and Finland are fairytale-beautiful countries, and traveling through them by train is a great way to admire their beautiful landscapes. The St. Petersburg - Helsinki railway route provides a great opportunity to make sure that it's not just words, as it passes countless beautiful lakes and scenic valleys and even goes through the jaw-dropping Monrepos Park.

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St. Petersburg to Helsinki Train Review & Rating

Had a great trip! Very fast connection, modern Alstom train, nice staff. Liked the fact that customs were on the go, real time savor.

Patrick S. about traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki