Présentation du train de luxe Grand Express

 

Le Grand Express est depuis des décennies synonyme de voyages en train de luxe en Russie. Cet élégant train de nuit relie la ligne de chemin de fer Moscou à Saint-Pétersbourg et offre aux voyageurs un confort optimal et un service de premier ordre. Dans cet article, nous avons rassemblé des informations utiles sur le train, notamment les gares, les classes de voitures et les installations qui se trouvent à bord.

 

Quelques données sur le Grand Express

— Le train Grand Express Moscou - Saint-Pétersbourg est en fait un train de luxe privé, le premier train privé en Russie.
— Parmi tous les trains de nuit sur l'itinéraire, le Grand Express est l'option de voyage en train la plus luxurieuse.
— Le train a été mis en service en 2005.

 

Horaire du Grand Express

Le train Grand Express propose un départ chaque jour de Moscou à Saint-Pétersbourg et un départ de Saint-Pétersbourg à Moscou. Ce train de nuit part généralement vers 23h40 de Moscou ou de Saint-Pétersbourg et prend un peu moins moins de 9 heures pour parcourir la distance de 650 kilomètres entre les villes avec une durée moyenne du trajet allant de 8 heures 30 à 8 heures 56.

 

Stations et arrêts du Grand Express

Les luxueux trains Grand Express partent (ou arrivent) de la gare ferroviaire Moskovsky à Saint-Pétersbourg ou de la gare ferroviaire Leningradsky à Moscou. Contrairement à la plupart des autres trains de nuit sur la ligne Moscou-Saint-Pétersbourg, le Grand Express est un train direct qui ne fait pas d’arrêt de parcours.

 

Services à bord du Grand Express

Le train dispose de la climatisation, d'un système de ventilation et de voitures insonorisées. Les passagers sont libres d'utiliser l'accès Wi-Fi Grand Express, disponible tout au long du voyage. De plus, quelle que soit la classe de voiture, les cabines des trains offrent des équipements confortables, des lits plutôt larges, de petites tables, des télévisions à écran plat, des prises de courant et des lampes de lecture individuelles. Outre les cabines bien équipées, le train dispose d'un wagon-restaurant chic appelé "Restogrand".

 

Classes de voyage Grand Express

Il existe 11 types de classes de voiture à bord du train Grand Express: 4 cabines Grand Imperial, 4 cabines Grand de Luxe, 6 cabines Grand, 6 cabines Grand Single, 9 cabines Premium, 9 cabines Premium single, 9 cabines First Class Business, 9 Cabines First Class Standard, 9 cabines Economy Plus, 9 cabines Economy Basic et 9 cabines Economy Extra simples.

 

Classes de Voyage à Bord Grand Express Train

    • Grand Single Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Cabin (img 1)
    • Grand Express Grand Cabin (img 3)
    Grand simple / double

    There are 6 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train. Each is designed for 1 passenger and is 1.5 times larger than ordinary cabins. The private cabins feature a transforming sofa (width: 110 cm when converted), an upper bunk bed (width: 80 cm, foldable), a closet for storing your belongings, an air-conditioner, free Wi-Fi, a safe, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV and media streamer, as well as a private bathroom with a bidet, sink, and shower. Travelers are provided with a bed-linen set, towel set, a bathrobe, a pair of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with a toothbrush and other vanity kit items. The ticket price includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (juice, water, tea & coffee). Moreover, upon arrival, a free transfer by a business class car is available, you may book it with the car attendant. The VIP bar and Bistro restaurant are in the neighboring train car.

    • Grand Express 2nd class sleeper (img 1)
    • Grand Express 2nd class sleeper (img 2)
    • Grand Express 2nd class sleeper (img 3)
    4-bed Sleeper +

    There are 9 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train, each designed for 4 passengers. The shared cabins feature 2 lower berths (width: 70 cm) and 2 upper berths (width: 70 cm), free Wi-Fi, 4 individual sockets for 220V and 2 USB sockets for the lower berths, a TV and media streamer. Travelers are provided with a bed-linen set, a towel, and drinking water (newspapers and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items such as a toothbrush may be available). The ticket price is indicated per person, the ticket sometimes includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (water, tea & coffee). There are two shared bathrooms on both ends of the train car. 

    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper (img 1)
    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper (img 2)
    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper (img 3)
    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper
    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper
    1ère classe (SV)

    There are 9 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train, each designed for 2 passengers. The shared cabins feature two sofas (width: 70 cm), two coat racks, an air-conditioner, free Wi-Fi, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV and media streamer. Travelers are provided with a bed-linen set, a towel, a pair of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items. The ticket price is indicated per person, it is possible to travel alone in the cabin (not to share it with someone else) by booking two tickets. The ticket includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (water, tea & coffee). There are two shared bathrooms on both ends of the train car. Bistro restaurant is in the neighboring train cars.

    • Grand Express Grand Cabin (img 1)
    • Grand Express Grand Cabin (img 2)
    • Grand Express Grand Cabin (img 3)
    Grande Cabine

    There are 6 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train. Each is designed for 2 passengers and is 1.5 times larger than ordinary cabins. The private cabins feature a transforming sofa (width: 110 cm when converted), an upper bunk bed (width: 80 cm, foldable), a closet for storing your belongings, an air-conditioner, free Wi-Fi, a safe, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV and media streamer, as well as a private bathroom with a bidet, washbasin, and non-walk-in shower. Travelers are provided with 2 bed-linen sets, 2 towel sets, 2 bathrobes, 2 pairs of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with 2 toothbrushes and other vanity kit items. The ticket price is indicated for the entire cabin (not per person) and includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (juice, water, tea & coffee). Moreover, upon arrival, a free transfer by a business class car is available, you may book it with the car attendant. The VIP bar and Bistro restaurant are in the neighboring train car.

    • Grand Express VIP Cabin (img 1)
    • Grand Express VIP Cabin (img 2)
    • Grand Express VIP Cabin (img 3)
    • Grand Express VIP Cabin (img 4)
    2-bed Cabin +

    There are 9 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train, each designed for 2 passengers. The private cabins feature a transforming sofa, an upper bunk bed, a closet for storing your belongings, an air-conditioner, free Wi-Fi, a safe, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV and media streamer, as well as a washbasin. Travelers are provided with 2 bed-linen sets, 2 towel sets, 2 pairs of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items. The ticket price is indicated for the entire cabin (not per person) and includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (water, tea & coffee). Moreover, upon arrival, a free transfer by a car is available, you may book it with the car attendant. The Bistro restaurant are in the neighboring train cars.

    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper (img 1)
    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper (img 2)
    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper (img 3)
    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper
    • Grand Express 1st class sleeper
    Classe affaires (1ère classe)

    There are 9 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train, each designed for 2 passengers. The shared cabins feature two sofas (width: 80 cm), two coat racks, an air-conditioner, free Wi-Fi, a safe, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV and media streamer. Travelers are provided with a bed-linen set, a towel, a pair of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items. The ticket includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (water, tea & coffee). Moreover, upon arrival, a free transfer by a comfort class car is available, you may book it with the car attendant. There are two shared bathrooms on both ends of the train car. The VIP bar and Bistro restaurant are in the neighboring train cars.

    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    Grande Cabine Impériale

    There are 4 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train. Each is designed for 2 passengers and is 2 times larger than ordinary cabins. The private cabins feature a transforming leather sofa (width: 110 cm when converted), an upper bunk bed (width: 80 cm, foldable), a closet for storing your belongings, an air-conditioner, free Wi-Fi, a safe, a hairdryer, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV, DVD, and media streamer, as well as a private bathroom with a bidet, washbasin, and a walk-in shower. Travelers are provided with 2 bed-linen sets, hypoallergic pillow, 2 towel sets, 2 bathrobes, 2 pairs of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items. The ticket price is indicated for the entire cabin (not per person) and includes a dinner in the cabin and a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (juice, water, tea & coffee). Moreover, upon arrival, a free transfer by a business class car is available, you may book it with the car attendant. The VIP bar and the Bistro restaurant are available in the neighboring train cars.

    • Premium Cabine Single
    • Grand Express VIP Cabin (img 1)
    • Grand Express VIP Cabin (img 3)
    • Grand Express VIP Cabin (img 4)
    1-bed Cabin +

    There are 9 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train, each designed for 1 passenger. The private cabins feature a transforming sofa (width: 100 cm when converted), an upper bunk bed (width: 80 cm, foldable), a closet for storing your belongings, an air-conditioner, free Wi-Fi, a safe, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV and media streamer, as well as a private bathroom with a washbasin. Travelers are provided with a bed-linen set, a towel set, a pair of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items. The ticket price includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (water, tea & coffee). Moreover, upon arrival, a free transfer by a comfort class car is available, you may book it with the car attendant. The VIP bar and Bistro restaurant are in the neighboring train cars.

    • Grand Imperial Cabin Single
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    1-bed Imperial Cabin

    There is 1 compartment of this type on the Grand Express train. It is designed for 1 passenger and is 2 times larger than ordinary cabins. The private cabin features an Ergomotion bed (width: 90 cm, length: 195 cm, when converted), it is adjustable by remote control and has a massage function. There is also an air-conditioner, a closet for storing your belongings, free Wi-Fi, a safe, a hairdryer, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV and media streamer, as well as a private bathroom with a bidet, washbasin, and a walk-in shower. Travelers are provided with a bed-linen set, hypoallergic pillow, a towel set, a bathrobe, a pair of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items. The ticket price includes a dinner in the cabin and a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (juice, water, tea & coffee). Moreover, upon arrival, a free transfer by a business class car is available, you may book it with the car attendant. The VIP bar and the Bistro restaurant are available in the neighboring train cars.

    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    • Grand Express Grand Imperial Cabin
    2-bed Deluxe Cabin

    There are 4 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train. Each is designed for 2 passengers and is 2 times larger than ordinary cabins. The private cabins feature a transforming Alcantara sofa (width: 110 cm when converted), an upper bunk bed (width: 80 cm, foldable), a closet for storing your belongings, an air-conditioner, free Wi-Fi, a safe, a hairdryer, sockets for 220V and USB, a TV, DVD, and media streamer, as well as a private bathroom with a bidet, washbasin, and a walk-in shower. Travelers are provided with 2 bed-linen sets, 2 towel sets, 2 bathrobes, 2 pairs of slippers, newspapers, and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items. The ticket price is indicated for the entire cabin (not per person) and includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (juice, water, tea & coffee). Moreover, upon arrival, a free transfer by a business class car is available, you may book it with the car attendant. The VIP bar is in this train car, the Bistro restaurant is available in the neighboring train car.

    • Grand Express 2nd class sleeper (img 1)
    • Grand Express 2nd class sleeper (img 2)
    • Grand Express 2nd class sleeper (img 3)
    2ème classe (Koupé+)

    There are 9 compartments of this type on the Grand Express train, each designed for 4 passengers. The shared cabins feature 2 lower berths (width: 70 cm) and 2 upper berths (width: 70 cm), free Wi-Fi, 4 individual sockets for 220V and 2 USB sockets for the lower berths, a TV and media streamer. Travelers are provided with a bed-linen set, a towel, and drinking water (newspapers and a travel kit with necessary vanity kit items such as a toothbrush may be available). The ticket price is indicated per person, the ticket sometimes includes a hot breakfast, snacks, and soft drinks (water, tea & coffee). There are two shared bathrooms on both ends of the train car. 

Distance
635 kilomètres
635 kilomètres
Heure
3 hrs 30 min
3 hrs 40 min
Départs
30 les trains par la route
25 les trains par la route