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Russia to Finland by train

How does an English speaking couple get tickets and access the train from St Petersburg to Helsinki.

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Harold beat me to it , but in addition to the ticket purchase , there is one other thing to bear in mind - I took this train , " Allegro " in Autumn of 2015 , so it is possible things have since changed , but if not - You will need to board the train at Finlandsky Station . You will arrive by either metro or perhaps taxi . The train does not depart from the station building proper , but from a platform which you access on the west side of the building , about a block north . Find it by standing in front of the station , facing the building . Turn left and walk to the corner and turn right , up that street . The entrance is a block or so on your right . These pictures and map will illustrate the layout https://www.google.com/maps/@59.9571574,30.3560303,3a,75y,115.54h,92.67t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s7dUUbOQMoZuhF4vbK8hpAQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656 the station - https://www.google.com/maps/place/Finlyandskiy+Railway+Station/@59.9562049,30.3559532,19z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x46963179791d548d:0xf22eb2f52f8dc738!8m2!3d59.9556921!4d30.3565697 Map showing the Allegro entrance - https://www.google.com/maps/place/Finlyandskiy+Railway+Station/@59.9559115,30.3560317,18z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x4696317bd1e7f78f:0xe9f02b4466d960cf!8m2!3d59.9569434!4d30.355692 The picture is the entrance