Day-Trip from Moscow to St Petersburg by train with Hermitage & Catherine Palace

Duration: 16 to 18 hours
Destination: Russia, Central Russia, Moscow

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  • 16 to 18 hours
  • Moscow
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Catch a fast train from Moscow to St Petersburg and enrich your trip to Russia by discovering its former capital. The high-speed train tickets (2 ways), a round-trip transfer in Moscow and tour program in St Petersburg are included. You will see the landmarks of our country - the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art collections in the world, attracting millions of visitors every year. See the most luxurious palace of Russia - Catherine's Palace and its famous Amber Room.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia

Pickup from the Moscow hotel, transfer to the train station.

High-speed train 'Sapsan' to St Petersburg.

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: University Embankment, Universitetskaya Emb., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia

Panoramic city tour with picture stops. You will see the highlights of the city: Nevsky Prospect, Zinger House, Kazan Cathedral, the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, the Palace Embankment and other attractions.

Time for lunch (own expense).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

Tour to the Hermitage Museum and the Winter Palace. Discover the winter residence of the Russian Tzars and see the masterpieces by the genius artists of Europe, such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt and others.

Transfer to the Tsars' Village (the city of Pushkin).

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia

Excursion to Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room. Walk through the Golden Enfilade of the Palace and the Grand Dancing Hall decorated with 9 kilos of gold. After visiting the palace, take a short walk in Catherine's Park.

Return to the city.

Transfer to the train station.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Moscow Railway Station, Nevskiy Ave., 85, St. Petersburg 191036 Russia

High-speed train to Moscow.

Transfer from the train station to the Moscow hotel.

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional local guide in St Petersburg
  • Round-trip transfer from the hotel to the train station and back
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan in St Petersburg
  • Bottled water and ponchos in case of rain
  • All admission fees per program
  • Round-trip TRAIN TICKETS
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - City Break Tours St. Petersburg
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Moscow Railway Station
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

  • Meals
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 6 y.o. take this tour for free. Please, indicate that you are traveling with children and provide their passport data at the time of booking to make the necessary arrangements. Otherwise, the child will not be allowed to take the train.
  • Train to St Petersburg can be substituted with a flight, depending on availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all central hotels in Moscow. Please, provide the hotel name/address at the time of booking.

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


16 to 18 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Joshua K

19 Aug, 2019

Thoroughly detailed, very acccommodating tour guide with outstanding coordination of a tight viewing schedule.

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