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There are 2 ways to get from Halifax to Saint Petersburg by plane or train

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Fly to Pulkovo

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Pulkovo (LED)

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Fly to Helsinki, train

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Helsinki (HEL)
  2. Take the train from Tikkurila to Pietari

Halifax (YHZ) to Pulkovo (LED) flights

The flight time between Halifax (YHZ) and Pulkovo (LED) is around 15h 3m and covers a distance of around 6016 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 45m. The fastest flight normally takes 12h. Services are operated by Lufthansa, Condor Flugdienst, WestJet and others. Typically 34 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
10h 18m
Layover time:
4h 45m
Total time:
15h 3m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
12h
Flight distance:
6016 km
Flights per week:
34
Cheapest price:
RUB 27512
Carbon emissions:
1219 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
16:25
Last flight departs at:
22:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Halifax (YHZ) to Pulkovo (LED) flight schedules

Canada → Russia
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International entry into Russia from Canada

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Conditions of entry into Russia from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Russia

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Russia from Canada is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint Petersburg is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint Petersburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saint Petersburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from Russia.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Saint Petersburg is to fly and train which costs $440 - $1,500 and takes 16h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Halifax to Saint Petersburg is to fly. Taking this option will cost $490 - $1,700 and takes 15h 44m.

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The distance between Halifax and Saint Petersburg is 6034 km.

It takes approximately 15h 44m to get from Halifax to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Halifax Airport to Pulkovo Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 15m and has one stopover.

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Saint Petersburg is 6h ahead of Halifax. It is currently 8:13 PM in Halifax and 2:13 AM in Saint Petersburg.

Condor Flugdienst, WestJet, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Halifax Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 1467+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at RUB 7500 per night.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Halifax Airport is to line 320 bus which takes 33 min and costs $5.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 6033.9 km
  • Duration: 15h 44m

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Lufthansa, Condor Flugdienst and five other airlines fly from Halifax to Saint Petersburg 5 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Halifax to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 34000 - RUB 90000
Flights from Halifax to Pulkovo via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 36000 - RUB 110000
Flights from Halifax to Pulkovo via Montreal, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 38000 - RUB 110000
Flights from Halifax to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 27000 - RUB 85000
Flights from Halifax to Helsinki via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 30000 - RUB 95000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Halifax to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 24000 - RUB 80000
Flights from Halifax to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RUB 29000 - RUB 70000
Flights from Halifax to Helsinki via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
RUB 22000 - RUB 80000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Halifax to Pulkovo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 28000 - RUB 95000
Flights from Halifax to Pulkovo via Frankfurt, Prague
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RUB 33000 - RUB 100000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Helsinki via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 30000 - RUB 95000
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Halifax to Helsinki via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 23000 - RUB 80000
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