There are 9 ways to get from London to Saint Petersburg by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to St. Petersburg (LED) LHR - LED

$128 - $318

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Bus Autokar Polska  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bialystok
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Grodno
  3. Take the bus from Grodno to Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya

$116 - $163

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to St. Petersburg (LED) LGW - LED

$117 - $276

Fly from London City  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to St. Petersburg (LED) LCY - LED

$155 - $656

Train  •  46 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Moskva Belorusskaja En
  3. Take the train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk

$437 - $699

Train, bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
  3. Take the train from Riga to St Petersburg Vitebskii

Bus Ecolines  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from London to The Hague
  2. Take the bus from Den Haag to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Балтийский Вокзал

$142 - $265

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  5. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  6. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  7. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Lüneburg Ic / ...
  8. Drive from Lüneburg to Saint Petersburg

$669 - $914

Drive, car ferry  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Saint Petersburg

$391 - $610

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The cheapest way to get from London to Saint Petersburg is to bus which costs £85 - £130 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs £95 - £250 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and arriving at Московский Пр.,5 via Bialystok, Grodno and Кт. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between London and Saint Petersburg is 1312 miles.

The best way to get from London to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 46 h 28 min and costs £330 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from London to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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London to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 6 h 15 min and costs £95 - £250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £330 - £550 and takes 46 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs £85 - £130 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to St. Petersburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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London to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Eurotrans, arrive at Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya station.

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Map of how to get from London to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 1311.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between London, England and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

British Airways, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from London to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Saint Petersburg via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Moskva Belorusskaja, Belorusskaya, Komsomolskaya, and Moskva Oktiabrskaia in around 46 h 28 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from London Heathrow to St. Petersburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to St. Petersburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from London City to St. Petersburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London City to St. Petersburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to St. Petersburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from London City to St. Petersburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to St. Petersburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to St. Petersburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from London City to St. Petersburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to St. Petersburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from London City to St. Petersburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to St. Petersburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to St. Petersburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from London Gatwick to St. Petersburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $320
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris Est to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
37 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$340 - $420
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
$17 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $25
2nd Class (Kupé)
$26 - $40
Latvian Railways (PV)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $48
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus Grodno
Website
avgrodno.by
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Den Haag to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Rīga to Балтийский Вокзал
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
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More Questions & Answers

British Airways, LOT, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to St. Petersburg Airport.

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There are 8330+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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