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

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to St. Petersburg (LED) HAM - LED

$90 - $306

5 alternative options

Train  •  30 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Moskva Belorusskaja D
  3. Take the train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk

$290 - $403

Bus Ecolines  •  36 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg

$99 - $191

Bus Visit Tour  •  45 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Minsk
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg

$94 - $164

Train, car ferry  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  2. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Saint Petersburg

$322 - $418

Drive  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg 1250.7 miles

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Saint Petersburg via Berlin and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 48 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Saint Petersburg is 1417 km. The road distance is 2001.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 30 h 30 min and costs 240€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 75€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 350€ and takes 30 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 170€ and takes 36 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 885.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air Baltic and seven other airlines fly from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg via Berlin Hbf (tief), S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, S Ostbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Moskva Belorusskaja, Belorusskaya, Komsomolskaya, and Moskva Oktiabrskaia in around 30 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
22 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $25
2nd Class (Kupé)
$26 - $40
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$95 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $190
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 Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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
4 times a day
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
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Hamburg to Minsk
Ave. Duration
27 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
vt.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.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
Ferry operators
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
39 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$216
Schedules at
stpeterline.com

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