There are 6 ways to get from Oulu to Saint Petersburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Tikkurila 28 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tikkurila to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...

$93 - $139

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Fly to St. Petersburg  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to St. Petersburg (LED) OUL - LED

$67 - $418

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Train via Kouvola  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Kouvola 70 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kouvola to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...

$78 - $119

Train, bus  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Pieksämäki 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pieksämäki matkakeskus to Savonlinnan linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Savonlinna to Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2

Drive  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Oulu to Saint Petersburg 450.3 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Helsinki, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Helsinki (HEL) OUL - HEL
  2. Take the train from Tikkurila to Pietari (Finljandski)

$75 - $199

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The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Saint Petersburg is to train which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oulu to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs 55€ - 360€ and takes 6 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oulu to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Oulu and arriving at Pietari (Finljandski) via Tikkurila. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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The distance between Oulu and Saint Petersburg is 616 km. The road distance is 720.5 km.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 9 h 46 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from Oulu to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Oulu to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Oulu station.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Saint Petersburg is to train which takes 9 h 46 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 55€ - 360€ and takes 6 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Oulu Airport to St. Petersburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Saint Petersburg is 1 h ahead of Oulu. It is currently 2:19 AM in Oulu and 2:19 AM in Saint Petersburg.

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  • Distance: 385.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Oulu to Saint Petersburg via Tikkurila in around 9 h 46 min. Alternatively, Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Oulu to Saint Petersburg every 4 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Oulu to St. Petersburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Oulu to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oulu to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.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
Train from Oulu to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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
Train from Oulu to Pieksämäki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Vihavaisen Taksi Oy
Phone
+358 40 1646300
Email
toimisto@vihavaisentaksi.fi
Website
vihavaisentaksi.fi
Bus from Pieksämäki matkakeskus to Savonlinnan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Vihavaisen Taksi 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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Oulu to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Pietari (Finljandski) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oulu to Saint Petersburg is 720 km. It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to drive from Oulu to Saint Petersburg.

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Norwegian Air International and Finnair offer flights from Oulu Airport to St. Petersburg Airport.

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There are 8329+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Oulu Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 30 min and costs 4€ - 5€.

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