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

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Pulkovo (LED) TXL - LED

$94 - $225

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Train  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Zachodnia Ec
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Brest Central D
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$59 - $93

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Pulkovo (LED) SXF - LED

$103 - $339

Bus via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf  •  34 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg 858003 / ...

$87 - $173

Bus  •  35 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Baltiyskaya

$81 - $169

Train, bus  •  35 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Tczew Ec
  2. Take the bus from Tczew to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the train from Kaliningrad to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$68 - $129

Drive  •  21 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Saint Petersburg 1076.3 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Saint Petersburg is to train which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 29 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs 80€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Saint Petersburg via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Warszawa Zachodnia and Brest Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 43 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Saint Petersburg is 1324 km. The road distance is 1722 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 29 h 43 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Berlin to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Berlin to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Berlin station.

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Berlin to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 80€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 29 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 150€ and takes 34 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 827.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

S7 Airlines, Air Baltic and eight other airlines fly from Berlin to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Saint Petersburg via Warszawa Zachodnia and Brest Central in around 29 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Pulkovo via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Pulkovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Tczew
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Website
www.rw.by
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Kaliningrad to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$27 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Tczew to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Pulkovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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

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Berlin 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 Berlin to Saint Petersburg is 1722 km. It takes approximately 21 h 23 min to drive from Berlin to Saint Petersburg.

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S7 Airlines, Brussels Airlines, LOT and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 8041+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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