Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg train

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Cheap train tickets from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Finnish Railways (VR)
06:143h33
Helsinki
09:47Saint-Petersburg
£441One-way
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
09:573h30
Helsinki
13:27Saint-Petersburg
£441One-way
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
14:573h30
Helsinki
18:27Saint-Petersburg
£441One-way
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
18:573h30
Helsinki
22:27Saint-Petersburg
£441One-way
0 changes

Train timetableHelsinki to Saint-Petersburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
Finnish Railways (VR)
06:143h33
Helsinki
09:47Saint-Petersburg
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
09:573h30
Helsinki
13:27Saint-Petersburg
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
14:573h30
Helsinki
18:27Saint-Petersburg
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
18:573h30
Helsinki
22:27Saint-Petersburg
0 changes

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Train times from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m

Average

3 h 30 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

301 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Helsinki for Saint-Petersburg every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Finnish Railways (VR)
09:573h30
Helsinki
13:27Saint-Petersburg
£441One-way
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
14:573h30
Helsinki
18:27Saint-Petersburg
£441One-way
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
18:573h30
Helsinki
22:27Saint-Petersburg
£441One-way
0 changes
Finnish Railways (VR)
06:143h33
Helsinki
09:47Saint-Petersburg
£441One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg

distanceDistance186 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVR

Trains from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg cover the 186 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like VR. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £44, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Helsinki Central and arrive in Санкт-Петербург Ладож. (St. Petersburg Ladozh. ).

Train providers: VR trains Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg

For as little as £44 you can travel by train between Helsinki and Saint-Petersburg with VR. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

VR is a Finnish train company that operates throughout the country. It offers a variety of train types, including InterCity, Pendolino, and Allegro trains. Allegro trains are the fastest, offering speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Pendolino and InterCity trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable ride. VR also offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for VR are Helsinki to Tampere, Helsinki to Turku, and Helsinki to Rovaniemi.

VR from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £44
  • VR frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg train

FAQs: Travel by train from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg can start from as little as £44 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg is £44; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Saint-Petersburg from Helsinki is on average 3 h 30 min   for the 186 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg leaves at 06: 14. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg leaves at 18: 57.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg without having to change trains with VR. There are 3 direct trains from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg train with VR. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg with VR. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Helsinki, you have various train station options to start your route from including Helsinki Central and Helsinki, Veturitie 9 (Pasila autojunan lastausasema). When arriving in Saint-Petersburg, you can end your route in train stations like Санкт-Петербург Ладож. (St. Petersburg Ladozh. ), Ladozhsky and Saint Petersburg.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Helsinki Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Санкт-Петербург Ладож. (St. Petersburg Ladozh. ), located 6.8 miles (11 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Saint-Petersburg from Helsinki is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg including taking a train or coach.

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