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There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Saint Petersburg by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Pulkovo (LED) ATH - LED

$142 - $332

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Bus, train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kiev
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$71 - $107

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Bus, train via Odessa Gl.  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Odessa
  2. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Vinnica
  3. Take the train from Vinnica to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$75 - $121

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kiev
  2. Take the bus from Kyiv to Saint Petersburg 103003

$120 - $176

Bus Autokar Polska  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Bialystok
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Grodno
  3. Take the bus from Grodno to Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya

$112 - $158

Train, bus  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Sofia Sever to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  4. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  5. Take the train from Kiev Pass to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$125 - $187

Drive  •  39 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Saint Petersburg 2192.7 miles

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Saint Petersburg is to bus and train which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs 120€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Дворцовая Наб. via Bialystok, Grodno and Ст.Метро "Звездная". The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between Athens and Saint Petersburg is 2486 km. The road distance is 3508.3 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Saint Petersburg without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 6 h and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Athens to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Athens to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 7 h 28 min and costs 120€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 2 days 13 h.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Pulkovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Athens to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 1553.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Aegean Airlines, Ellinair and 10 other airlines fly from Athens to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Saint Petersburg via Kiev, Universytet, Khreshchatyk, Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Demiivska, and Kyiv in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Pulkovo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Vinnica
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$15 - $21
Train from Vinnica to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
25 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
22 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia Sever to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
bdz.bg
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Odessa
Ave. Duration
23 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Kiev
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Athens to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
43 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com

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Saint Petersburg is 1 h ahead of Athens. It is currently 8:16 AM in Athens and 9:16 AM in Saint Petersburg.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Saint Petersburg is 3508 km. It takes approximately 39 h 26 min to drive from Athens to Saint Petersburg.

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Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines, Ellinair and seven other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 7820+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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