Rail travel between Finland and Russia
Rail travel between Finland and Russia– Finland, Russia –1 day, Helsinki - St. Petersburg or St. Petersburg - HelsinkiA popular and comfortable way to travel from Helsinki/Finland to St. Petersburg/Russia is by rail. While in Finland, you are only a train journey away from St. Petersburg and Moscow. The Finnish train Sibelius and the Russian train Repin leave Helsinki daily for Vyborg and St. Petersburg and railway connections are excellent. The Tolstoy takes you to Moscow every night. Each train has a restaurant car. Border formalities are carried out onboard.
|Operation||January 1 - December 31, 2011|
|Departure||Daily all year|
|Price||from $per person|
|Included||Train travel Helsinki - St. Petersburg or v.v., seat reservation in selected class of service|
|Please Note||A Visa is required for travel to Russia.
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OVERVIEW Travel between Helsinki/Finland and St. Petersburg/Russia on three trains: Finnish Sibelius, Russian Repin, or Tolstoy. Travel time is approximately 5 hours 30 minutes.
Sibelius Line Finnish train Sibelius is composed of InterCity coaches, offering you comfort, good service and relaxation - whether you choose to travel in the 1st class or the 2nd class. The passenger premises are spacious and cozy, and service is excellent. The train's 1st class coaches have 6 person compartments and an 11 person saloon compartment.
The restaurant-car invites you to enjoy a meal in the dining-room with a seating capacity of 38, or to have a snack in the coffee-shop section with seats for 5 persons and standing room for 10 persons.
Tolstoy Line In the Russian Tolstoy you experience the atmosphere of Russia right from the start of the journey. A Russian coach attendant receives you at the coach door and is at your disposal during the journey.
Both Repin and Tolstoy have a cozy restaurant-car proposing food and drinks prepared in the Russian style. The restaurant-car bills shall be paid in the currency of the country where the train runs at the time of the payment.
Repin Line In the Russian train Repin you experience the atmosphere of Russia right from the start of the journey. A Russian coach attendant receives you at the coach door and is at your disposal during the journey.