Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Moscow to Saint Petersburg

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Instant
23:00
Moscow
15h bus ride in Standard AC
14:00
+1
Saint Petersburg
Instant
23:30
Moscow
9h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
09:00
+1
Saint Petersburg
Instant Fastest
10:10
VKO Vnukovo Airport, Moscow
1h 25m flight #DP207 with Pobeda Airlines in Economy
11:35
LED Saint Petersburg Airport

From Moscow to Saint Petersburg by bus

Instant
23:00
Moscow
15h bus ride in Standard AC
14:00
+1
Saint Petersburg
Instant
23:30
Moscow
9h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
09:00
+1
Saint Petersburg

From Vnukovo Airport to Saint Petersburg by flight

Instant Fastest
10:10
VKO Vnukovo Airport, Moscow
1h 25m flight #DP207 with Pobeda Airlines in Economy
11:35
LED Saint Petersburg Airport

Moscow to Saint Petersburg Schedule

Moscow to Saint Petersburg Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU4600:40 - 02:00RUB 4,940
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU5802:15 - 03:45RUB 4,536
Ural Airlines Economy #U6900905:30 - 07:00RUB 6,215
S7 Airlines Economy #S7100507:30 - 09:05RUB 2,812
S7 Airlines Economy #S7100909:50 - 11:30RUB 4,854
S7 Airlines Economy #S7102710:10 - 11:45RUB 7,074
S7 Airlines Economy #S7101112:10 - 13:50RUB 2,405
S7 Airlines Economy #S7101314:45 - 16:20RUB 2,314
S7 Airlines Economy #S7101517:00 - 18:35RUB 2,405
NordStar Economy #Y7106118:20 - 20:10RUB 2,133
S7 Airlines Economy #S7101920:00 - 21:35RUB 2,405
S7 Airlines Economy #S7102323:40 - 01:20RUB 2,405

Transportation from Moscow to Saint Petersburg

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. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you RUB 59,002 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere RUB 1,149.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 33 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 15m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 8h 25m 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 RUB 1,149 if you opt for a Local Carrier bus and as expensive as RUB 59,002 if you buy a Ural 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 ?

  • 1 from Moscow to Saint Petersburg starting from 00:40 Saint Petersburg Airport until 23:55 Saint Petersburg Airport
  • 1 from Moscow to Saint Petersburg starting from 08:00 Saint Petersburg until 23:30 Saint Petersburg

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 RUB 1,601.

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, Alrosa, Nordavia, NordStar, Nordwind Airlines, Pobeda Airlines, RusLine, S7 Airlines, Severstal 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

Ekspress M9, Local Carrier

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 Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus