There are 5 ways to get from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Joensuu to Kouvola 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kouvola to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...

$53 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus International bus route 995  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Joensuu to Petrogradskaya 995

$30 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus Ensi Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Kauppatori L to Savonlinnan linja-autoasema 9220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savonlinna to Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2

$66 - $92

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg 245.4 miles

$55 - $80

Fly  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Joensuu (JOE) to St. Petersburg (LED) JOE - LED

$228 - $761

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The cheapest way to get from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg is to bus which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Joensuu and arriving at Petrogradskaya. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Joensuu and arriving at Pietari (Finljandski) via Kouvola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Joensuu and Saint Petersburg is 298 km. The road distance is 392.6 km.

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The best way to get from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Joensuu to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by International bus route 995, depart from Joensuu station.

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Map of how to get from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 186 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Joensuu, Finland and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

You can take a train from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg via Kouvola in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, International bus route 995 operates a bus from Joensuu to Saint Petersburg 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 29 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Joensuu to St. Petersburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Joensuu to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kouvola to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
International bus route 995
Phone
+ 7-921-333-80-38
Email
partner_@bk.ru
Website
marshrut995.spb.ru
Bus from Joensuu to Petrogradskaya
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
marshrut995.spb.ru
Savonlinja
Phone
+358 20 1415500
Email
info@savonlinja.fi
Website
savonlinja.fi
Bus from Kauppatori L to Savonlinnan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$31 - $34
Schedules at
savonlinja.fi
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Phone
013 122 324
Email
tilausajot@skl.fi
Website
savokarjalanlinja.fi
Bus from Kauppatori L to Savonlinnan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Ensi Bus
Website
ensi-bus.ru
Bus from Savonlinna to Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ensi-bus.ru

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