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Back to top There are three main categories of long-distance train in Russia: 2-berth compartments, 9 compartments per coach, with both beds at the lower level either side of the compartment.Washrooms and toilets are at the end of the corridor.Shortly after departure, the provodnik will come round to take your ticket and the small bedding fee (less than 1).You may be asked if you would like a glass of black Russian tea ('chai') - this costs about 15p.It's twice the price of travelling kup, although you get twice the space per passenger, so it's recommended for those who want extra privacy and space and who can afford it. On the best 'firmeny' trains you can often buy tickets with or without 'service', meaning with or without bedding and meals included. Washrooms and toilets are at the end of the corridor.In addition to the normal 2-berth sleepers, the best Moscow-St Petersburg overnight train (the 'Krasnaya Strela or 'Red Arrow') also has two deluxe sleeping-cars with 1- & 2-bed compartments with private toilet and shower and TV / DVD entertainment system. Kup is recommended as the class chosen by most visitors to Russia.There's a 2.5% charge for credit card payments, but you can easily avoid this by calling their UK office to pay by debit card when your tickets are confirmed.
I Appreciate the sense of humor and optimism., trust and frankness. They sell tickets for any mainline train journey within Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Lithuania, Kazakhstan and the other ex-Soviet states, also for international journeys to or from those countries, for example Moscow to Berlin or St Petersburg to Helsinki, and also for Russian sleeping-car services within Europe, for example Paris-Moscow, Paris-Berlin or Budapest-Sofia. This service is provided by Real Russia, a reputable joint UK-Russian company which has got very good reports from users.Reservations officially open 60 days before departure, but Real Russia allow you to request tickets up to 180 days ahead and they will contact you for payment when the price is confirmed. Yes, you can buy tickets online with a credit card whether you live in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, or wherever. If your train is e-ticketable, an e-ticket will be emailed to you. Real Russia can also sort out your Russian visa & if necessary, Belarusian visa.If it's not, tickets can be collected free of charge at Real Russia's offices in Moscow or St Petersburg or they can be sent to any address worldwide. Booking tips: Look for a train marked Firm if there is one.Firmeny trains are the best 'quality' trains, with modern coaches and good on-board service.