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Take the Train to St. Petersburg!

Moscow St. Petersburg Train is part of the Quest Around the Globe Trip Report.


Take the last train to Clarksville. Take the first train to St. Petersburg.

With St. Petersburg the next stop on the trip, the choice was either to fly or take the train. TPOL loves trains (see The Great Train Adventure to Machu PicchuThe Oriental Express to Chiang Rai) and hates airports and taxis (see “Taxi my friend?” The Worst Places to Hail a Cab). With the help of the St. Regis Moscow, I had tickets for the four-hour journey.

TPOL’s TIP: Booking through the hotel is advisable to make sure payment is accepted and to secure a time in advance.

a group of people walking in front of a building
Take Komsomolskaya Metro
a building with a clock tower
To the Moscow Railway Station

a large screen with a clock on the top a train at a train station a window on a train a train with people on the sidea seat on a train a train with seats and a person standing in the background

a man standing in a hallway
115mph, not bad

a menu on a table a man leaning on a bar

two cans of beer next to each other
Toast to the train

TPOL’s TIP: The other option is to take an 8-hour overnight sleeper train which would save you the cost of a hotel night’s stay.

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