Unusual stations of St. Petersburg subway

May be you have already noticed while reading about the subway lines of St. Petersburg that some of the subway stations differ from others. It seems rational for me to notify about critical features of some stations, so your subway ride will be full of joy.

Check the map of the subway there, note the stations, if needed.

1 line of St. Petersburg subway

  • Lobby of station  “Площадь Ленина” (Ploshad’ Lenina), that is leading to Botkinskaya (Боткинская) street closed at 10pm, whereas another exit works till 12.28am.
  • Технологический институт (Tehnologicheskiy Institute)- the exit from the car is on the  on the right side when moving from one station to another, more information is here
  • Площадь Восстания (Ploshad’ Vosstaniya)– 3 exits to the city (one is through transit station “Маяковская“), more information is given in the article about the 1st subway line.
  • Пушкинская – the lobby of the station is closed right now, the exit is from the lobby of another station –  “Звенигородская“, more information is given in the article about the 1st subway line.
  • Ленинский Проспект: there are two exits from the station: one leads to Бульвар Новаторов, another one to Ленинский проспект, be attentive (one of the exits opens later and closes earlier, check the information in advance on the official website of the subway).
  • Проспект Ветеранов: there are two exits from the station: one leads to Проспект Ветеранов, another one to Дачный проспект,  be attentive (one of the exits opens later and closes earlier, check the information in advance on the official website of the subway).

2 line of St. Petersburg subway

  • Невский Проспект – there are three exits from the statinevsky-prospect2on (one is from the station Невский Проспект
the transition to Гостиный Двор (Gostiniy Dvor)
the transition to Гостиный Двор (Gostiniy Dvor)

to Михайловская street, after transition to Гостиный Двор – one exit leads to Невский проспект, 35, from the side of bug shopping mall Gostiniy Dvor, another exit goes to Griboedova Canal (канал Грибоедова). All the exits have different schedules of work, check the information about them in advance on the official website of the subway. The lobby that stands on the Griboedova Canal is closed for entrance during the work days from 7.30am to 10 am and from 4pm to 6.30 pm.

  • Технологический институт – see the information above.
  • Сенная Площадь=Садовая=Спасская, they all have the exits to Sennaya Square (Сенная площадь). All the exits have different schedules of work, check the information about them in advance on the official website of the subway.
  • Московская – there are two exits from the station: one leads to Altayskaya street and the airportMoskovskaya station, another one- to the Типанова street  (there are the pointers at the station).  The exit that  leads to the transport stop to the airport opens earlier and closes later than another, check the information about them in advance on the official website of the subway.

3 line of St. Petersburg subway

  • Василеостровская – the first two doors of the first car are never open.
  • Гостиный двор –  three exits to the city, check information about “Невский проспект” station above.
  • Маяковская – three exits to the city, check information about “Площадь Восстания” station above.

4 line of St. Petersburg subway

  •  Достоевская –the lobby of the station is closed during holidays  and weekends, the entrance and exit are available at the transition station “Владимирская“.
  • Площадь Александра Невского-1 – the lobby of the station works from 7am to 8pm, the entrance and exit are available at the transition station Площадь Александра Невского-2 (the 3rd line). 

5 line of St. Petersburg subway

Спортивная – while going to Spasskaya direction the doors are open on the right side, the train comes to the lower floor.

Anyway, when you are going to use  the subway, try to check the information in advance on the official website of the subway and also look throug the stations that are closed for repairs.

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