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There are 10 ways to get from London to Saint Petersburg by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from London Heathrow  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Pulkovo (LED) LHR - LED

$129 - $319

Cheapest option

Bus Autokar Polska  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bialystok
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Grodno
  3. Take the bus from Grodno to Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya

$107 - $151

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Pulkovo (LED) LGW - LED

$118 - $277

Fly from London City  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Pulkovo (LED) LCY - LED

$156 - $657

Fly from London Stansted  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Pulkovo (LED) STN - LED

$137 - $317

Train  •  40 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Zachodnia Ec
  5. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Brest Central D
  6. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$279 - $529

Bus Ecolines  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from London to The Hague
  2. Take the bus from Den Haag to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Baltiyskaya

$144 - $246

Train, night train  •  46 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the night train from Paris Est to Brest Central D
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$292 - $554

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  35 h 5 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Saint Petersburg

$641 - $902

Drive, car ferry  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Saint Petersburg

$391 - $610

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Saint Petersburg is to bus which costs £80 - £120 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs £95 - £250 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and arriving at Московский Пр.,5 via Bialystok, Grodno and Кт. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Warszawa Zachodnia and Brest Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 54 min.

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The distance between London and Saint Petersburg is 1312 miles.

The best way to get from London to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 40 h 54 min and costs £210 - £410.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from London to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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London to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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London to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 6 h 30 min and costs £95 - £250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £410 and takes 40 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs £80 - £120 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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Map of how to get from London to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 1311.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between London, England and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

British Airways, Finnair and nine other airlines fly from London to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Saint Petersburg via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Warszawa Zachodnia, and Brest Central in around 40 h 54 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from London City to Pulkovo via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from London City to Pulkovo via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from London City to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from London City to Pulkovo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from London Gatwick to Pulkovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pulkovo via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Pulkovo via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from London City to Pulkovo via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from London Stansted to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Website
www.rw.by
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Est to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Pulkovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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London to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Eurotrans, arrive at Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya station.

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Saint Petersburg is 3 h ahead of London. It is currently 8:30 AM in London and 11:30 AM in Saint Petersburg.

London to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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British Airways, LOT, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 7854+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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