There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  8 h 46 min

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

$103 - $274

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Bus via Minsk Tsentralny  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
  2. Take the bus from Chernovtsy to Rivne
  3. Take the bus from Rivne to Minsk Tsentralny
  4. Take the bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg

$58 - $99

3 alternative options

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  41 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Filaret to Chișinău
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău Southern Bus to St.Peterburg

$77 - $194

Train, bus  •  2 days 5 h

  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 - $184

Drive  •  29 h 38 min

  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 bus which costs $55 - $100 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs $100 - $280 and takes 8 h 46 min.

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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 41 h 20 min and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 8 h 46 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 41 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to St. Petersburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Saint Petersburg is 1 h ahead of Bucharest. It is currently 11:13 PM in Bucharest and 11:13 PM in Saint Petersburg.

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

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Tarom, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to St. Petersburg Airport.

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There are 8329+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 1091.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

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

Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Saint Petersburg via Chișinău and Chişinău Southern Bus in around 41 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to St. Petersburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $460
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 51 min
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
8 h
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 Chişinău Southern Bus to St.Peterburg
Ave. Duration
32 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Schedules at
autogara.md
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Chernovtsy to Rivne
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Rivne to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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