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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Pulkovo (LED) AMS - LED

RUB 8649 - RUB 91275

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Night bus, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Osnabrück
  2. Take the bus from Osnabrück to Minsk Central bus station
  3. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya

RUB 6566 - RUB 11790

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Pulkovo (LED) DUS - LED

RUB 11325 - RUB 54142

Train to Brussels, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Pulkovo (LED) BRU - LED

RUB 18898 - RUB 40822

Train  •  36h 41m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ic
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Brest C Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Brest C to St Petersburg Vitebskii

RUB 12258 - RUB 25317

Bus  •  43h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Warsaw, Warsaw West N1325
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station to Saint Petersburg Bus station 135801/135802

RUB 10788 - RUB 14310

Train, bus  •  46h 47m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ic
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Gdansk Glowny Ec
  3. Take the bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station
  4. Take the train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to St Petersburg Glavny

RUB 20058 - RUB 34067

Drive  •  26h 14m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg 2345.3 km

RUB 27000 - RUB 41000

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg is to night bus and bus which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 2 days 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs 90€ - 1000€ and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Saint Petersburg Bus station via Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Warszawa Centralna and Brest C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 41m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Saint Petersburg is 1769 km. The road distance is 2345.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 36h 41m and costs 130€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 6h 14m and costs 90€ - 1000€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 280€ and takes 36h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 43h 20m.

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  • Distance: 1769.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

KLM, Finnair and six other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Warszawa Centralna, and Brest C in around 36h 41m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 30000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 18000 - RUB 42000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 43000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 50000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 48000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 30000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 39000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 36000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 6500 - RUB 23000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 9000 - RUB 29000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 28000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 30000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pulkovo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 40000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 31000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 9000 - RUB 41000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 55000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 48000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 49000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pulkovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 44000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pulkovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 60000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 55000
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pulkovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 14000 - RUB 29000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pulkovo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 39000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 25000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 60000
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 2000 - RUB 4600
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 2000 - RUB 2800
1st Class
RUB 3300 - RUB 4600
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 4700 - RUB 11000
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 4700 - RUB 6500
1st Class
RUB 7500 - RUB 11000
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 5000 - RUB 10000
Website
Thalys
Standard
RUB 5000 - RUB 7000
Comfort
RUB 6000 - RUB 8500
Premium
RUB 7000 - RUB 10000
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 4700 - RUB 6500
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 4700 - RUB 6500
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Brest C
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 900 - RUB 1600
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 900 - RUB 1100
1st Class
RUB 1200 - RUB 1600
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest C to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1900 - RUB 6500
Website
Belorussian Railways
Book at
Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
RUB 1900 - RUB 3600
1st Class (Coupe)
RUB 3000 - RUB 6500
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to St Petersburg Glavny
Ave. Duration
27h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 16000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 5000 - RUB 6500
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 5500 - RUB 8000
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Gdansk Central Bus Station to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 700 - RUB 1100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 600 - RUB 850
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
Night bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Osnabrück
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1000 - RUB 1300
Website
Blablabus
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Osnabrück to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 4000 - RUB 9000
Schedules at
vt.by
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1495
Schedules at
eurotrans.by

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Pulkovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Saint Petersburg Bus station.

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Saint Petersburg is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 9:24 PM in Amsterdam and 10:24 PM in Saint Petersburg.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg is 2345 km. It takes approximately 26h 14m to drive from Amsterdam to Saint Petersburg.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 6273+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at RUB 7500 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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