Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Moscow to Saint Petersburg

  Oct 2, 2021, 32 trips (1,154 – 0)

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Moscow to Saint Petersburg Schedule

Moscow to Saint Petersburg Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU4600:40 - 02:00RUB 3,554
Pobeda Airlines Economy #DP682107:30 - 08:55RUB 3,029
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU1008:20 - 09:50RUB 3,554
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU1610:55 - 12:20RUB 7,932
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU1812:25 - 13:55RUB 3,554
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU2215:20 - 16:45RUB 4,248
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU3816:25 - 17:50RUB 3,554
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU2618:45 - 20:15RUB 3,554
Nordwind Airlines Economy #N414718:20 - 19:55RUB 2,861
Ecolines Standard AC 18:30 - 05:30RUB 1,989
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU3020:30 - 22:00RUB 3,554
Aeroflot Russian Airlines Economy #SU3423:15 - 00:40RUB 3,554

Transportation from Moscow to Saint Petersburg

How to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg

When you want to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about RUB 35,368. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as RUB 1,154.

How far is Moscow from Saint Petersburg?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Moscow to Saint Petersburg. Your trip will be a total of 438 miles (704 km). The flying distance is 580 miles (933 km).

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

The travel time from Moscow to Saint Petersburg can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 28 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Moscow to Saint Petersburg varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Local Carrier: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as RUB 1,154 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as RUB 35,368.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Moscow to Saint Petersburg:

  • Bus tickets - RUB 1,190 to RUB 2,805;
  • Plane tickets - RUB 2,890 to RUB 35,354;

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

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Moscow to Saint Petersburg depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is RUB 2,890.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Belavia, Nordwind Airlines, Pobeda Airlines, Ural Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Moscow to Saint Petersburg is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Moscow to Saint Petersburg

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Moscow to Saint Petersburg? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.