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Trendy and unique Russian metropolis is full of outstanding sights and cultural treasures of Czarist time - yet modern. Take the Allegro train to St.Petersburg and stay two nights in a hotel.

The Allegro train takes you from Helsinki to St.Petersburg quickly and conveniently. When departing from Lappeenranta you need to go to Vainikkala railway station (appr. 30 km from Lappeenranta, taxi connection). Border formalities are conducted onboard the train during the journey. We can tailor a trip to any hotel according to your choice - the variety of hotels in St.Petersburg is numerous! Please ask an offer from our office.

Below you can find examples of package prices including train tickets from a chosen departure station and hotel accommodation in St.Petersburg. Prices are subject to change depending on the train ticket prices. More information from our office.

Weekdays = Mon-Wed or Tue-Thu
Weekend = Fri-Sun


The Hotel Dostoevsky is a popular hotel located in the centre, just a 5 minute walk from the main street, Nevsky Prospekt.
Price 2 nights from / € / person

Departure station weekdays / weekend
Helsinki 245 / 150
Lahti 205 / 135
Kouvola 185 / 125
Vainikkala 170 / 115
Single supplement 50

Petro Palace

The Hotel Petropalace is located just some steps away from the Hermitage and St. Isaac's Cathedral and surrounded by some of the city's best restaurants. Price 2 nights from / € / person

Departure station weekdays / weekend
Helsinki 310 / 225
Lahti 270 / 205
Kouvola 250 / 195
Vainikkala 235 / 185
Single supplement 120


Price includes:

  • return trip by Allegro train, 2nd class
  • 2 nights in a shared twin room at the chosen hotel
  • registration fee in hotel
  • breakfast in hotel

Additional servives:

  • transfer in St.Petersburg railway station - hotel and/or hotel - railway station, 1-2 persons €40/one way, 3-4 persons €50/one way
  • transfer from railway station combined with city tour (duration appr. 4 hours), €68/person (for one person €125)
  • excursion to Hermitage (duration appr. 3,5 hours), €75/person (for one person €130)
  • excursion to St. Isaac's Cathedral (duration appr. 3 hours), €65/person (for one person €110)
  • excursion to the Church of Resurrection of Christ (duration appr. 3 hours), €65/person (for one person €110)
  • single supplement

Excursion prices are per person when there are 2 participants. Prices are cheaper, if there are more participants. Ask for an offer from our office.
Prices include an English speaking guide and car transfers from hotel.

Service fee €15 / reservation.  We reserve the right for changes.

A Russian visa is obligatory for these tours to St.Petersburg. The visa charge is not included in the tour price.
The charge for a visa is from €79 / person. The price depends on the nationality of the passenger. Please check the details from our office. More information about Russian visa.
E-visa is currently unavailable for train tours.

Reservations and inquiries: Please call +358 5 5410 100 or e-mail saimaatravel(at)

The combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2015/2302.
Therefore, you will benefit from all EU rights applying to packages. Saimaa Travel Oy will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package.
Additionally, as required by law, Saimaa Travel Oy has protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that it becomes insolvent.
More information on key rights under Directive (EU) 2015/2302.

General terms and conditions for package travel
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Train timetable

Timetable 27.10.2019-28.03.2020

Helsinki 06:20 10:00 15:00 19:00
Tikkurila 06:33 10:13 15:13 19:13
Lahti 07:07 10:47 15:47 19:47
Kouvola 07:33 11:13 16:13 20:13
Vainikkala 08:20 12:00 17:00 21:00
St.Petersburg 10:47 14:27 19:27 23:27


Pietari 06:40 11:30 15:30 20:30
Vainikkala 07:07 11:57 15:57 20:57
Kouvola 07:53 12:43 16:43 21:43
Lahti 08:19 13:09 17:09 22:09
Tikkurila 08:53 13:43 17:43 22:43
Helsinki 09:07 13:57 17:57 22:57

Times shown are local times. All information subject to change.

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