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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg by plane, bus, train, night train 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.

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Fly  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Pulkovo (LED) OTP - LED

$103 - $274

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Train  •  43h 37m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Iasi Ir
  2. Take the train from Bereshti to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$42 - $74

4 alternative options

Bus  •  42h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Filaret to Chișinău
  2. Take the bus from Anenii Noi to St.Peterburg

$76 - $194

Night train, train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Chisinau
  2. Take the train from Chisinau to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$47 - $82

Train, bus  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Kyiv to Saint Petersburg 103003

$123 - $188

Drive  •  29h 38m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg 1343.3 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg is to train which costs $40 - $75 and takes 43h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs $100 - $280 and takes 8h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Bucharest Filaret and arriving at St.Peterburg via Iu. Gagarin Ave., Chişinău and Anenii Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Chisinau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Bucharest and Saint Petersburg is 1747 km. The road distance is 2149.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg without a car is to bus which takes 42h 27m and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by ALVERS TUR, depart from Bucharest Filaret station.

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Bucharest to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 8h 25m and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 42h 27m, you could also train, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 43h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 1091.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Austrian Airlines and 17 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg via Chișinău, Iu. Gagarin Ave., C. Negruzzi Ave, Chişinău, and Anenii Noi in around 42h 27m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $460
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pulkovo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Iasi
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Bereshti to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
35h 1m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
37h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
railway.md
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Bucharest Filaret to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Anenii Noi to St.Peterburg
Ave. Duration
31h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Schedules at
autogara.md

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Pulkovo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 30m and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Chisinau Bus Station, arrive at St.Peterburg station.

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Saint Petersburg is 1h ahead of Bucharest. It is currently 10:31 AM in Bucharest and 11:31 AM in Saint Petersburg.

Bucharest to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Moldovan Railways (CFM), arrive at St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Saint Petersburg is 2149 km. It takes approximately 29h 38m to drive from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg.

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CSA, KLM, Alitalia and nine other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 8118+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44m and costs $1 - $2.

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