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

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

Train via Okhotny Ryad  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk Express

$19 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from VDNKh Bus Station, Moscow to Saint Petersburg a/v

$15 - $27

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kurskaja to St Petersburg P Mosk Express

$17 - $45

Bus Tiaga  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Paveletsky Station to Saint Petersburg

$20 - $25

Rideshare  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Moscow to Saint Petersburg 448.7 miles

$19

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Saint Petersburg 446.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to St. Petersburg (LED) SVO - LED

$39 - $249

Fly from Moscow Domodedovo  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to St. Petersburg (LED) DME - LED

$38 - $169

Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to St. Petersburg (LED) VKO - LED

$36 - $238

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg is to rideshare which costs RUB 1150 and takes 11 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs RUB 2400 - RUB 16000 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Saint Petersburg is 634 km. The road distance is 715 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paveletsky Station station and arriving at Saint Petersburg. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Moskva Kurskaja and arriving at St Petersburg P Mosk. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Moscow to Saint Petersburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Tiaga operates a bus from Moscow to Saint Petersburg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 11 h 9 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $210
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $120
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $290
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Alrosa Air Company
Website
alrosa.aero
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
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 - $26
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $45
Train from Moskva Kurskaja to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $26
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Paveletsky Station to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from VDNKh Bus Station, Moscow to Saint Petersburg a/v
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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