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 5 min

  1. HAM - LED

$90 - $305

5 alternative options

Train  •  30 h 23 min

  1. Ice

$290 - $407

Bus  •  38 h 5 min

  1. X50 / ...

$96 - $201

Bus via Warszawa  •  2 days 0 h

  1. 135801

$120 - $178

Train, car ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Ec

$336 - $432

Drive  •  23 h 34 min

  1. 1250.7 miles

$260 - $380

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, Moscow, and Moskva Oktiabrskaia in around 30 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 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 5 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
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $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
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to St. Petersburg via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Moscow
Ave. Duration
22 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$18 - $27
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $45
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 a/v
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
34 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl
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
$215
Schedules at
stpeterline.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamburg and Saint Petersburg is 1417 km. The road distance is 2001 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at St Petersburg P Mosk via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Moskva Oktiabrskaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at St.Petersburg via Berlin and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 5 min.

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