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TICKETS FOR THE ST. PETERSBURG - HELSINKI RAILWAY LINE

The St. Petersburg - Helsinki railway line is served by two trains: the Russian-managed # 33/34 "Repin" and the Finnish-managed # 35/36 "Sibelius".

In St Petersburg you can buy tickets for St. Petersburg - Helsinki railway line at the Finland Railway Station's Intourist Ticket Office.

Counter # 9 sells tickets for train # 33/34 "Repin". Open: 6 am to 7 am and 8 am to 7 pm. Sunday: 6 am to 7 am and 8 am to 4 pm. Lunch break: noon to 1 pm.

Counter # 10 sells tickets for train # 35/36 "Sibelius". Open: 8 am to 7 pm. Sunday: 8 am to 4 pm. Lunch break: noon to 1 pm.

Tickets are put on sale 30 days prior to departure. In the hour before a departure the office sells only one-way tickets to individual travelers (only for the next train; no group tickets). Tickets are sold on a regular basis at other times.

Here is the most recent quote on ticket prices (as of June, 1997, ruble prices change every month due to currency fluctuations):

Train #33/34 "Repin": US$53.6

Train # 35/36 "Sibelius": US$52

Prices are subject to change without notice due to differences in currency exchange rates and the level of taxation.

N.B.! All Finnish students studying in Russia and schoolchildren with Russian or any CIS state citizenship are entitled to a 40 % discount. In Finland a group discount (for groups of 6-24 people) is available.

 

SCHEDULES


# 33/34 "Repin" New
times!
Journey time: 6 h 13 min
Departs from Helsinki: 3.34 pm Arrives in St. Petersburg: 10.47 pm
Departs from St. Petersburg: 7.17 am Arrives in Helsinki: 12.30 pm

# 35/36 "Sibelius" New
times!
Journey time: 5 h 48 min /5 h 50min
Departs from Helsinki: 6:30 am Arrives in St. Petersburg: 1:18 pm
Departs from St. Petersburg: 4.44 pm Arrives in Helsinki: 9:34 pm
* All times are local      

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