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Fly Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo, train  •  10h 49m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Pulkovo (LED) BER - LED
  2. Take the train from Ajeroport to Luga-1

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg to Riga, bus, train  •  13h 50m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Riga (RIX) BER - RIX
  2. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Pskov Bus station
  3. Take the train from Pskov-1 to Luga-1

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Train to Leipzig, fly to Pulkovo, train  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Pulkovo (LED) LEJ - LED
  3. Take the train from Ajeroport to Luga-1

Fly Berlin Brandenburg to Helsinki, train  •  11h 33m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Helsinki (HEL) BER - HEL
  2. Take the train from Tikkurila to Pietari
  3. Take the train from St. Petersburg Baltiyskiy Station to Luga-1

Bus, train via Riga  •  27h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Riga Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Pskov Bus station
  3. Take the train from Pskov-1 to Luga-1

Bus, train  •  28h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Pskov Bus station
  3. Take the train from Pskov-1 to Luga-1

Train  •  30h 4m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Rzepin 27
  2. Take the train from Rzepin to Warszawa Zachodnia Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Grodno
  4. Take the train from Grodno to Molodechno
  5. Take the train from Molodechno to Bateckaia

Bus  •  32h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Schönefeld to Minsk Central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Ostrov 956
  3. Take the bus from Ostrov to Luga

Drive  •  18h 33m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Luga 1574.8 km
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Luga is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Luga is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Luga is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Luga is to bus and train via Riga which costs €85 - €120 and takes 27h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin to Luga is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost €100 - €500 and takes 10h 49m.

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The distance between Berlin and Luga is 1236 km. The road distance is 1574.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Luga without a car is to bus and train via Riga which takes 27h 41m and costs €85 - €120.

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It takes approximately 10h 49m to get from Berlin to Luga, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Luga is to train which takes 30h 4m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Pulkovo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Luga is 1h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 10:13 PM in Berlin and 11:13 PM in Luga.

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Luga is 1575 km. It takes approximately 18h 33m to drive from Berlin to Luga.

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Swiss, KLM, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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  • Distance: 1236.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 49m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Luga, Leningrad Oblast, Russia?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Luga via Rzepin, Warszawa Zachodnia, Grodno, Molodechno, and Bateckaia in around 30h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hbf to Luga via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, Schönefeld, Minsk Central bus station, and Ostrov in around 32h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 43000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 43000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 45000
Flights from Leipzig to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 47000
Flights from Leipzig to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 47000
Flights from Leipzig to Pulkovo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 49000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 29000
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 5500 - RUB 32000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 5000 - RUB 34000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 25000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 40000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 5500 - RUB 28000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 29000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 41000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 31000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 48000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Pulkovo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 70000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 4400 - RUB 20000
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 3500 - RUB 25000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 1900 - RUB 22000
Train operators
Severo-Zapadnaya PPK
Website
ppk-piter.ru
Train from Ajeroport to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RUB 270 - RUB 400
Schedules at
ppk-piter.ru
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rzd.ru
Train from St. Petersburg Baltiyskiy Station to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 290 - RUB 420
Schedules at
ppk-piter.ru
Book at
rzd.ru
Train from Pskov-1 to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 290 - RUB 430
Schedules at
ppk-piter.ru
Book at
rzd.ru
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 2100 - RUB 2900
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 600 - RUB 800
Website
Flixtrain
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
eng.rzd.ru
Train from St. Petersburg Baltiyskiy Station to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 900 - RUB 1500
Website
https://eng.rzd.ru/en/9446
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 900 - RUB 1300
Train from Pskov-1 to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 900 - RUB 1500
Website
https://eng.rzd.ru/en/9446
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 900 - RUB 1300
Train from Molodechno to Bateckaia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 4200 - RUB 6500
Website
eng.rzd.ru
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Rzepin
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.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 Rzepin to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 650 - RUB 1300
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 650 - RUB 850
1st Class
RUB 950 - RUB 1300
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Grodno
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 330 - RUB 1100
Website
Belorussian Railways
Book at
Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
RUB 330 - RUB 650
1st Class (Coupe)
RUB 500 - RUB 1100
Train from Grodno to Molodechno
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 320 - RUB 1100
Website
Belorussian Railways
Book at
Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
RUB 320 - RUB 650
1st Class (Coupe)
RUB 500 - RUB 1100
Bus operators
AutoFavorit
Phone
+7 (921) 500-90-99
Website
napiter.ru
Bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Pskov Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 1400
Schedules at
napiter.ru
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Riga Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 3300 - RUB 4100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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1188 Latvia
Phone
+371 80 001 188
Email
info@1188.lv
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Berlin Zob to Riga
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 2800 - RUB 3300
Schedules at
1188 Latvia
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Schönefeld to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 2100 - RUB 3000
Schedules at
vt.by
SKS-Auto
Phone
+78007700020
Website
sks-auto.ru
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Ostrov
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
sks-auto.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Ostrov to Luga
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 440 - RUB 650
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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