There are 5 ways to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Pulkovo (LED) HEL - LED

$85 - $290

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Bus Lux Express  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki-Vantaa lentoasema T2 to St.Peterburg Coach Station Helsinki - St.Petersburg

$20 - $27

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Train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Tikkurila to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...

$43 - $65

Bus Transgold  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki-Vantaa to Ploshchad Vosstaniya

$31 - $33

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) 246.9 miles

$55 - $85

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED). However, there are services departing from Helsinki-Vantaa and arriving at Аэропорт "Пулково 1" via Ст. Метро "Площадь Восстания" and Площадь Победы. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

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The distance between Helsinki Airport (HEL) and St. Petersburg Airport (LED) is 300 km. The road distance is 395 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) without a car is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h to fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Pulkovo (LED), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) bus services, operated by Transgold, depart from Helsinki-Vantaa station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) is to fly which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Pulkovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) bus services, operated by Transgold, arrive at Ploshchad Vosstaniya station.

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St. Petersburg Airport (LED) is 1 h ahead of Helsinki Airport (HEL). It is currently 9:31 PM in Helsinki Airport (HEL) and 9:31 PM in St. Petersburg Airport (LED).

Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) is 395 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED).

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Map of how to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED).
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  • Distance: 187.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Helsinki Airport (HEL), Finland and St. Petersburg Airport (LED), Russia?

Finnair flies from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to St. Petersburg Airport (LED) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
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
Bus operators
Transgold
Phone
+7(812) 995-06-05
Email
office@transgold.ru
Website
transgold.ru
Bus from Helsinki-Vantaa to Ploshchad Vosstaniya
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Schedules at
transgold.ru

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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