Baltic (Baltiysky) railway station is one of the 5 railway stations in St. Petersburg. It is located on the territory of the Admiralteisky district on the square of the Baltic Station at the address: Obvodny Canal Embankment, 120.
Located near the former Warsaw railway station.
Baltiyskaya metro station is situated nearby.
In 1853, Baron Stieglitz, together with Baron Feleizin, began building a private railway from St. Petersburg to Peterhof. The station was built for this railway and until 1872 was called Peterhof. The movement of trains from the station was opened on July 21, 1857. In 1860-1870, the private Peterhof railway was connected by a new line with Krasnoe Selo, and through it along the Baltic Railway – with Gatchina, Narva, Revel (now Tallinn) and the Baltic Port (now Paldiski). On December 19, 1872, the first train from Revel arrived at the station, from that time the station became known as the Baltic.
The modern station building was built in 1855-1858 by the architect A. I. Krakau. The station was based on the Gare de l’Est in Paris. Two-story wings were located on the sides of the building, the left one was intended for the imperial family. The aprons have a glass ceiling, in the stained-glass window of the facade there is a clock “Pavel Bure”, which is still in operation.
Since July 1, 2007, passenger transportation from the Baltic Station has been carried out by OJSC North-Western Suburban Passenger Company. About 2.8 thousand people use the services of the Baltic Station every hour.
In terms of suburban passenger traffic, it ranks second among St. Petersburg railway stations and one of the first in Russia. As of 2022, the station serves the following destinations:
St. Petersburg – New Peterhof – Oranienbaum I – Lebyazhye – Kalishche
St. Petersburg – Oranienbaum I – Lebyazhye
St. Petersburg – Krasnoe Selo – Pudost – Gatchina-Baltic – Gatchina-Warsaw
St. Petersburg – Gatchina-Warsaw – Siverskaya – Stroganovo – Mshinskaya – Tolmachevo – Luga I
St. Petersburg – Gatchina-Varshavskaya – Luga I – Plyussa – Strugi Krasnye – Pskov
St. Petersburg – Gatchina-Warsaw – Volosovo – Weimarn – Kingisepp – Ivangorod-Narvsky
St. Petersburg – Gatchina-Varshavskaya – Volosovo – Weimarn – Slantsy
Working hours: 24 hours.
The waiting rooms are located on the 1st floor of the station. Opening hours: daily. The service is provided free of charge. There are 3 waiting rooms (170 seats in total): – on the 1st floor of the station in the central hall – 82 seats; – on the 1st floor of the station next to the office of the station chief’s assistant on duty – 28 seats; – in the waiting room at the distribution site – 60 seats.
Automatic lockers are located on the 1st floor of the station in the illuminated waiting room. Opening hours: daily.