There are 6 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  •  7 h 21 min

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

$133 - $353

Cheapest option

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

$57 - $148

4 alternative options

Train, bus Gorec Tour  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Keshlya to Khasav-yurt 391
  2. Take the bus from Khasavyurt to St.Petersburg

Train, bus Tiaga  •  3 days 8 h

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

$66 - $119

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

$59 - $157

Drive  •  42 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Baku to Saint Petersburg 2038.2 miles

$200 - $290

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
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
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
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
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
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
Train operators
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Baku to Mineral'nye Vody
Ave. Duration
18 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$9 - $11
2nd class (coupe)
$11 - $13
Train from Keshlya to Khasav-yurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$6 - $7
2nd class (coupe)
$7 - $9
Train from Baku-Pass to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $60
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
$9 - $17
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 - $90
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$60 - $90
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$18 - $27
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $45
Train from Mahachkala to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
2 days 9 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$50 - $75
2nd Class (Kupé)
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Gorec Tour
Website
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Bus from Khasavyurt to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
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
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Baku to Saint Petersburg?

The distance between Baku and Saint Petersburg is 2562 km. The road distance is 3261 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg?

The cheapest way to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg is to train and bus which costs $65 - $120 and takes 3 days 8 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg?

The quickest way to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 7 h 21 min and costs $130 - $360.

Is there a direct train between Baku and Saint Petersburg?

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.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Baku to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.