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Duration 27h 25m
Distance 2330.8 km
Average price RUB 6000
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Sochi and Saint Petersburg takes 27h 25m and the fastest train takes 27h. The train service runs several times per day from Sochi to Saint Petersburg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Moscow

  1. Sochi
  2. Moskva Oktiabrskaia
  3. Saint Petersburg
27h 1m
RUB 4598 - RUB 8703

Sochi to Saint Petersburg train times

Trains run twice daily between Sochi and Saint Petersburg. The earliest departure is at 19:34 in the evening, and the last departure from Sochi is at 21:35 which arrives into Saint Petersburg at 00:35. All services require a transfer at MOSKVA KAZANSKAIA and take an average of 27h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Sochi to Saint Petersburg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sochi and arriving at St Petersburg Glavny. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37h 24m.

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The distance between Sochi and Saint Petersburg is 1924 km. The road distance is 2330.8 km.

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Sochi to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), depart from Sochi station.

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Sochi to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), arrive at St Petersburg Glavny station.

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What companies run services between Sochi and Saint Petersburg?

You can take a train from Sochi to Saint Petersburg via Moskva Kazanskaia and Moskva Oktiabrskaia in around 27h 1m.
Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 3000 - RUB 6000
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sochi to Moskva Kazanskaia
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 3000 - RUB 6000
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 3000 - RUB 4100
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 4300 - RUB 6000
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg Glavny
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 1600 - RUB 2800
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1600 - RUB 2300
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 1900 - RUB 2800
Train from Sochi to St Petersburg Glavny
Ave. Duration
37h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 3800 - RUB 8000
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 3800 - RUB 5500
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 5500 - RUB 8000

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