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A comfortable, easy journey for a great price

For EUR 5, 00 I could get a single journey from the airport to the city centre. With beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris J
Efficient, clean & comfortable

On time and a good selection of food and beverages on the train. The immigration process on board... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Allegro is a high-speed train service between Helsinki, Finland, and St. Petersburg, Russia.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kaivokatu 1, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For EUR 5, 00 I could get a single journey from the airport to the city centre. With beautiful forest lining the rails along the journey and a comfortable modern train, I was impressed with the value for money. I could even open my laptop...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 1 week ago

On time and a good selection of food and beverages on the train. The immigration process on board also was very smooth.

Thank MrsHasmat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this train, it's very convenient and fast, even the passport control is inside the train! If I'm not mistaken, they also have a play area for little kids.

Thank Alina D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the train north to Jyvaskyla. It was easy to catch, very comfortable and we appreciated the free tea and coffee!

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 16 August 2018

If you are going to St-Petersburg, this is the way to go. It was fast and easy. The control is done in the train so when you arrive in Russia that's it! You get off the train and you are on your way to your...More

Thank 2015aventures
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Fast and comfortable. On time. Slightly expensive but you get to Finland and back with no fuss. I changed at Lahti and got a bus to central Finland. There is nothing to say apart from it is efficient and you won't arrive tired like you...More

Thank Billy W
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This high speed train runs between Helsinki & St. Petersberg (in both directions). It takes just over 3 hours. It is very clean & comfortable. You must buy tickets in advance. This can be done online. First class provides a meal but I had a...More

Thank Doreen O
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We travelled in the first class carriage and had seating in a group of 4 with a table. The carriage was clean and air conditioned and the food options were both good. I had the cheese omelet which was unusual and not like a normal...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Comfortable, affordable option to travel between these fine cities. We were returning to our base in Helsinki from the World Cup in Russia. Very comfortable coaches. Great service. Cleared customs & immigration during the trip. Well worth the trip!

Thank Edward K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Amazing way to travel Helsinki-St. Petersburg. Price is great and seats are comfort. Train is modern and clean. Fast and on time. Wifi was fast in Finland.

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2 August 2018|
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Response from barrera | Reviewed this property |
yes, it's the main train station
29 July 2018|
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Response from SanDiegoCouple2 | Reviewed this property |
The economy class is very nice. Comfortable seats. No difference we noticed in which side of the train to sit. Book seats together as the train fills us between Helsinki and St Petersburg. Enjoy the trip.
9 July 2018|
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Response from barrera | Reviewed this property |
VR website is definitely the one to use