transporation in russia

Jun 7th, 2007, 01:19 PM
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transporation in russia

can anyone answer the following questions?

1- can you recommend a taxi and or a web site that you know is reliable for a ride from moscow airport to the city.

2- can you recommend a reliable company in english that we can book an overnight train from moscow to st petersburg? do they have a usa phone# or a web site.

thank you
judlar is offline  
Jun 8th, 2007, 08:33 AM
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I can't answer the taxi question, because I've always used private drivers.

However, I can recommend a tour company we've used for Visa invitations & registration. I know they can book train tickets too and have an office in the U.S.

Are all your Visa and Registration stuff being taken care of? If not, they are a great option. My sister used them to visit me in Russia.
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Jun 8th, 2007, 10:55 AM
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The response by bookwurm 70 seems to take good care of the transportation question.

We could ,however, strongly recommend The Cafe Pushkin as a fine restaurant. A throwback to old Russia and open 24 hours.
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Jun 11th, 2007, 10:57 AM
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use for both (transfer and tickets) ... I've used them in past for airport transfers and tickets - and they were just great ...
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Jun 24th, 2007, 12:13 AM
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We took the Grand Express train from Moscow to St. Petersburg. It was very nice, clean, air conditoned, had a nice breakfast box, cable tv. We enjoyed the train very much. Their website in enlgish is:
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