Saint Petersburg to Moscow

Saint Petersburg to Moscow

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Instant
19:00
Saint Petersburg
10h 45m bus ride in Standard AC
05:45
+1
Moscow
Instant
07:00
Saint Petersburg
8h 50m bus ride in Standard AC
15:50
Moscow
Instant Fastest
09:25
LED Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg
1h 25m flight #N4238 with Nordwind Airlines in Economy
10:50
SVO Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow

From Saint Petersburg to Moscow by Bus

Instant
07:00
Saint Petersburg
8h 50m bus ride in Standard AC
15:50
Moscow
Instant
19:00
Saint Petersburg
10h 45m bus ride in Standard AC
05:45
+1
Moscow

From Pulkovo Airport to Moscow by Flight

Instant Fastest
09:25
LED Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg
1h 25m flight #N4238 with Nordwind Airlines in Economy
10:50
SVO Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow

Transportation from Saint Petersburg to Moscow

  • Buses
    RUB 993
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Saint Petersburg to Moscow

Travelling between Saint Petersburg and Moscow 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 43,073 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere RUB 993.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 31 hours to travel between Saint Petersburg and Moscow depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Saint Petersburg and Moscow. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 6h 25m to reach Moscow.

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

Travelling between Saint Petersburg and Moscow can be as cheap as RUB 993 if you opt for a Local Carrier bus and as expensive as RUB 43,073 if you buy a Aeroflot Russian 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 Saint Petersburg and Moscow ?

  • 1 from Saint Petersburg to Moscow starting from 00:20 Zhukovsky Airport until 23:55 Domodedovo Airport
  • 1 from Saint Petersburg to Moscow starting from 07:00 Moscow until 19:00 Moscow

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

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 Saint Petersburg to Moscow, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as RUB 1,354.

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 Saint Petersburg and Moscow

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Alrosa, Nordavia, NordStar, Nordwind Airlines, Pobeda Airlines, Red Wings Airlines, S7 Airlines, Severstal Airlines, Ural Airlines, UTair

Bus

Travelling from Saint Petersburg to Moscow 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 Saint Petersburg and Moscow

Ecolines, Local Carrier

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

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