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

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 Baku  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Baku (GYD) to St. Petersburg (LED) GYD - LED

$133 - $353

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Baku-Pass to Mahachkala Express
  2. Take the train from Mahachkala to St Petersburg P Mosk

$53 - $145

5 alternative options

Train to Makhachkala, fly  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Baku to Manas
  2. Fly from Makhachkala (MCX) to St. Petersburg (LED) MCX - LED

$85 - $202

Train via Moskva Kasanskaja  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Baku to Mineral'nye Vody 391
  2. Take the train from Mineralnie Wodi to Moskva Kasanskaja
  3. Take the train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk

$55 - $137

Bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Baku International Bus Terminal to Tbilisi
  2. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Nalchik
  3. Take the bus from Nalchik to St.Petersburg

Train, bus  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Baku-Pass to Volgograd Express
  2. Take the bus from Volgograd to Saint Petersburg

$59 - $109

Drive  •  42 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Baku to Saint Petersburg 2038.2 miles

$200 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg is to train and bus which costs $55 - $110 and takes 3 days 8 h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs $130 - $360 and takes 7 h 37 min.

More details

The distance between Baku and Saint Petersburg is 2562 km. The road distance is 3261.2 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Baku to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Baku and arriving at St Petersburg P Mosk via Mineralnie Wodi and Moskva Oktiabrskaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

More details

The quickest flight from Baku Airport to St. Petersburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 10 min.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1601.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Baku, Azerbaijan and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Azerbaijan Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Baku to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Baku to Saint Petersburg via Mineral'nye Vody, Mineralnie Wodi, Moskva Kasanskaja, and Moskva Oktiabrskaia in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Makhachkala to St. Petersburg via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Makhachkala to St. Petersburg via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Minsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Makhachkala to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Train operators
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Baku to Manas
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$4 - $5
2nd class (coupe)
$5 - $7
Train from Baku to Mineral'nye Vody
Ave. Duration
18 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$8 - $10
2nd class (coupe)
$10 - $12
Train from Baku-Pass to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
Train from Baku-Pass to Mahachkala
Ave. Duration
36 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Mineralnie Wodi to Moskva Kasanskaja
Ave. Duration
23 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$55 - $85
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $25
2nd Class (Kupé)
$26 - $40
Train from Mahachkala to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
2 days 9 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$45 - $70
2nd Class (Kupé)
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Baku International Bus Terminal
Website
bbak.az
Bus from Baku International Bus Terminal to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bbak.az
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Tbilisi to Nalchik
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Gorec Tour
Website
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Bus from Nalchik to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
44 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
27 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru

Want to know more about travelling around Russia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.