Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Moscow to Saint Petersburg

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08:30
Moscow
10h bus ride in Standard AC
18:30
Saint Petersburg
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23:00
Moscow
15h bus ride in Standard AC
14:00
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Saint Petersburg
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09:10
VKO Vnukovo Airport, Moscow
1h 25m flight #DP203 with Pobeda Airlines in Economy
10:35
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg

From Moscow to Saint Petersburg by Buses

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07:00
Moscow
8h bus ride in Standard AC
15:00
Saint Petersburg
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08:30
Moscow
10h bus ride in Standard AC
18:30
Saint Petersburg
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14:30
Moscow
9h bus ride in Standard AC
23:30
Saint Petersburg
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18:30
Moscow
11h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
06:00
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Saint Petersburg
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19:05
Moscow
10h 55m bus ride in Standard AC
06:00
+1
Saint Petersburg
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23:00
Moscow
15h bus ride in Standard AC
14:00
+1
Saint Petersburg

From Domodedovo Airport to Saint Petersburg by Flights

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01:50
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 35m flight #S71001 with S7 Airlines in Economy
03:25
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg
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07:30
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 35m flight #S71005 with S7 Airlines in Economy
09:05
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg
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08:35
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 35m flight #S71007 with S7 Airlines in Economy
10:10
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg
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09:55
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 35m flight #S71009 with S7 Airlines in Economy
11:30
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg
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10:10
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 40m flight #U679 with Ural Airlines in Economy
11:50
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg
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10:55
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 35m flight #S71027 with S7 Airlines in Economy
12:30
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg
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12:55
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 35m flight #S71011 with S7 Airlines in Economy
14:30
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg
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13:25
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 30m flight #U659 with Ural Airlines in Economy
14:55
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg
Instant
14:50
DME Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
1h 30m flight #S71013 with S7 Airlines in Economy
16:20
LED St Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg

Transportation from Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Popular Routes in Russia

How to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Travelling between Moscow and Saint Petersburg is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 88.07 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere USD 16.76.

How long does it take to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 12 hours to travel between Moscow and Saint Petersburg depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 11h 30m to reach Saint Petersburg.

How much does it cost to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg?

Travelling between Moscow and Saint Petersburg can be as cheap as USD 16.76 if you opt for a Pobeda Airlines flight and as expensive as USD 88.07 if you buy a S7 Airlines flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Moscow and Saint Petersburg ?

  • 53 from Moscow to Saint Petersburg starting from 00:40 Sheremetyevo Airport until 23:30 Sheremetyevo Airport
  • 4 from Moscow to Saint Petersburg starting from 07:00 Moscow until 19:05 Moscow

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Moscow to Saint Petersburg.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Moscow to Saint Petersburg, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 16.76.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Moscow and Saint Petersburg

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, Pobeda Airlines, S7 Airlines, Ural Airlines, UTair

Bus

Travelling from Moscow to Saint Petersburg overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Moscow and Saint Petersburg

Alikuliev, Ecolines

What is the most popular transport to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with flight remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route