The Metro at Night

Metro Train Schedule for celebrations (1 – 5 a.m.):

Topping up smart cards and online payments cannot be carried out for Metro journeys from 00:30 a.m. to the time at which the station closes. Only tokens can be purchased at that time. Access to stations will be provided to passengers with tokens and transport passes.

  • New Year’s Eve (from December 31 to January 1)
  • Orthodox Christmas (January 6-7)
  • Easter
  • May 1-2
  • May 9-10
  • The “Night of Museums”
  • The “Day of the City” Celebration
  • The “Scarlet Sails” Festival

All stations will be open for entrance and exit, except for:

  • Lobby 1 of Prospekt Veteranov (way out to Dachniy Prospekt);
  • Lobby 2 of Leninskiy Prospekt (way out to Bulvar Novatorov);
  • Lobby 2 of Ploschad Lenina (way out to Ulitsa Lebedeva);
  • Lobby 1 of Devyatkino
  • Lobby 1 of Moskovskaya (way out to Altayskaya Ulitsa);
  • Lobby 2 of Nevskiy Prospekt (way out to Griboyedova channel);
  • The lobby of Tekhnologicheskiy Institut 1;
  • The lobby of Ploschad Alexandra Nevskogo 2 (way out to Chernoretskiy Pereulok);
  • The lobby of Dostoyevskaya;
  • The lobby of Spasskaya.



Night trains will be available on Line 5 from April 30 to November 15 during the time when the bridges across the Neva are raised. Trains will run between Admiralteyskaya and Sportivnaya stations from 1:00 to 3:00 a.m. Passengers can enter Sportivnaya Station via both lobbies.

The trains will run on holidays and weekends (from Friday to Saturday and from Saturday to Sunday), except for the holidays during which the Metro operates around the clock.

Only tokens can be used to pay for journeys at night. Trains depart every 20 minutes.