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just good ( a bit bland)

1st class basic cabin (no taxi service) + - awsome attendants - secured access into... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Vladimir S
St. Petersburg, Russia
Outstanding experience

My experience with the Express train was when I travelled from Moscow to St. Petersburg at night... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Ulupi T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Transport Company «Grand Service Express» was founded in 2002 and became the first transport company in Russia which has received the license of Ministry of Means of Communication of the Russian Federation under No. 0001-ПП for passenger operations...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

1st class basic cabin (no taxi service) + - awsome attendants - secured access into compartments - ability to order from the restaurant cart into the compartment and pay by a credit card - restaurant card - good menu, well priced and suprisingly cheaper prices...More

1  Thank Vladimir S
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My experience with the Express train was when I travelled from Moscow to St. Petersburg at night. It was an excellent choice as the journey was supremely comfortable as well as pleasant. We were given a coupe which consisted of a long berth for seating...More

Thank Ulupi T
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I saw the other reviews and I think I may thought it was from a different country if i did not check further. First off the cabins are very small. Stowing more luggage than a couple of carry ons is a real problem. Sleep comfort...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Chose the Grand Express as an alternative to the Red Arrow and was not disappointed. Paid a little more for a luxury private cabin which was money well spent. Cabin was like a mini 5 star hotel room with private hot powerful shower, toilet with...More

1  Thank notamamadoo
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

If you have ever thought about it, just go. We went on the grand deluxe class and it was worth every penny we paid. The service was super, bed was confortable and the ensuite shower and toilet is a great plus. Breakfast was sumptuou. We...More

1  Thank Senri
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We took this overnight train from Petersburg to Moscow in order to take a good night rest and to see Moscow suburbs in the morning. The travel was very comfortable, the service friendly, it also included a taxi ride from Leningradsky station to our destination...More

Thank Iouri P
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We stayed in a grand single/double cabin for an overnight trip from St. Petersburg to Moscow. The facilities were exceptional (but barely large enough for 2 people) and having your own bathroom/toilet was extremely convenient. Unfortunately, this only gets a 3-star rating because we had...More

1  Thank piquak p
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I'm sure the price varies by season and how many people are traveling, but at the time we booked, even the nicest cabin was not outrageous when you look at the cost of a hotel and flight for two people between Moscow and St. Petersburg....More

Thank Nainai27
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We upgraded to grand class for our trip from Moscow to St Petersburg on the overnight train, which has en-suite facilities. We boarded at 2230 and shown to our cabin, which was small with pull out beds, but very charming. A steward came and took...More

Thank sky0fblue
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Loved loved loved this train. We were 1st class and it was an amazing experience. We were visiting my dad & wife in Moscow and they had booked the train to St Petersburg as a treat for us. We ate in the dining car, the...More

1  Thank kir2
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Avni K
22 October 2018|
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Response from Alexandr K | Property representative |
Yes, Grand Express train has a free of charge wireless internet at all areas, including cabins of all clases.
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Laurice N
28 September 2018|
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Response from Nainai27 | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that the free transfer is to a local hotel. The airports are all far away from the city center, and Domodedovo is particularly far away. Make sure you have a lot of time to get there! The metro doesn't... More
23 January 2018|
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Response from Alexandr K | Property representative |
Sorry, smoking is prohibited in any area of the train.
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