Discounts for Travel
Full-time students of Russian universities with state accreditation are entitled to reduced fares on public transport (metro, bus, trolleybus, tram). The discount is quite significant: if an unlimited one-month ticket for a ride in the Saint-Petersburg all public transport costs 3255 rubles ($ 44), then a student ticket costs only 1160 rubles ($ 15; prices in 2021).
Full-time students in Russian universities are eligible for a 50% discount on commuter train travel (within the same region). The discount is valid from September 1 to June 15 of each year. You can get a discount when buying a single ticket by presenting your student card at the box office. For frequent trips, a travel ticket or transport card is issued.