Tips for St. Petersburg

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Travel to St. Petersburg from €29

Allegro takes you easily and cheaply to St. Petersburg.

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Travel quick with Allegro

Allegro has four departures per day from Helsinki and St. Petersburg. Ensure a quick and easy trip to travel St. Petersburg by train.

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From Helsinki to St. Petersburg in 3.5 hours

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From Helsinki in 3.5 hours, from Lahti 2 hours 45 minutes, from Kouvola 2 hours 20 minutes, and from Vainikkala in 1.5 hours. The train stops also in Pasila (from 29th of March 2020), Tikkurila and Vyborg.

E-visas are currently unavailable for Allegro trains

Please note that e-visas cannot be used to travel to Russia on an Allegro train because Russia’s decision on e-visas does not apply to the railway border crossing points of Vyborg and St. Petersburg’s train station for Finland. 

Why by train?

From Helsinki to St. Petersburg in 3.5 hours. Daily from city center to city center. Timetables

Environmentally friendly

Less carbon dioxide emissions than by car or by plane.

No traffic jams

Smoothly without standing in lines.

Make full use of your travel time

You can use your time wisely – eat, sleep, work or just relax.