There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg by plane, train, car ferry, 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.

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Fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Pulkovo (LED) CPH - LED

$103 - $211

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Bus, train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from København to Gdynia
  2. Take the bus from Gdynia to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the train from Kaliningrad to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$78 - $140

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Train, carferry  •  28 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Södra station
  2. Take the carferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
  3. Take the train from Tikkurila to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...

$271 - $525

Train  •  36 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Orscha Central D
  4. Take the train from Orscha Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$196 - $305

Bus  •  40 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg

$107 - $205

Drive, carferry  •  29 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm
  2. Take the carferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas
  3. Drive from Kolera-allas to Saint Petersburg

$520 - $592

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Saint Petersburg via Berlin and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Hamburg Hbf, S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Orscha Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 22 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Saint Petersburg is 1149 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train and carferry which takes 28 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 36 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 40 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Pulkovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 718 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Scandinavian Airlines, Finnair and Air Baltic fly from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg via Hamburg Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, S Ostbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, and Orscha Central in around 36 h 22 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Copenhagen to Pulkovo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Pulkovo via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Stockholm Södra station
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
17 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Orscha Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $30
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$28 - $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
Sindbad
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Gdynia to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ferry operators
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$183
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$102
Vehicle
$38
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$230
Vehicle
$237
Cabin
$291
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$375
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$105
Passenger
$375

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Copenhagen to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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Air Baltic, Scandinavian Airlines and Finnair offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 8009+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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