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

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Pulkovo (LED) CDG - LED

RUB 7364 - RUB 17864

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Pulkovo (LED) ORY - LED

RUB 9952 - RUB 16006

Train to Brussels, fly  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Pulkovo (LED) BRU - LED

RUB 13496 - RUB 62614

Train  •  38h 46m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Wschodnia Ec
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Brest C to St Petersburg Vitebskii

RUB 21233 - RUB 35590

Bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga 848408
  2. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Saint Petersburg Bus station

RUB 9613 - RUB 14195

Bus, train  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga 848408
  2. Take the train from Riga Pass to St Petersburg Vitebskii

RUB 11913 - RUB 22995

Bus, train via Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Koln 153 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Köln/Bonn Airport to Kaliningrad Bus station
  3. Take the train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to St Petersburg Glavny

RUB 14616 - RUB 21554

Drive  •  29h 43m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Saint Petersburg 2731.9 km

RUB 25000 - RUB 37000

Drive, car train  •  39h 16m

  1. Drive from Paris to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Saint Petersburg

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs 90€ - 230€ and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs 90€ - 230€ and takes 7h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Saint Petersburg station. However, there are services departing from Paris Rue de Maubeuge and arriving at Saint Petersburg Bus station via Riga Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Warszawa Wschodnia and Brest C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 46m.

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The distance between Paris and Saint Petersburg is 2164 km. The road distance is 2731.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 38h 46m and costs 270€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Paris to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Paris to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Paris Rue de Maubeuge station.

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Paris to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 7h 11m and costs 90€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 270€ - 460€ and takes 38h 46m, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 2 days 1h.

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  • Distance: 2163.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Air France, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Paris to Saint Petersburg every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Saint Petersburg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Warszawa Wschodnia, and Brest C in around 38h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 19000 - RUB 35000
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 19000 - RUB 35000
Flights from Paris Orly to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 23000 - RUB 28000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 20000 - RUB 150000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 20000 - RUB 150000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 14000 - RUB 39000
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 39000
Flights from Paris Orly to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 55000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 100000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 35000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 19000 - RUB 160000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 36000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 15000 - RUB 130000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 39000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 180000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 16000 - RUB 39000
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 30000
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 130000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 24000 - RUB 55000
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Paris CDG to Pulkovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 27000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pulkovo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 60000
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pulkovo via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 41000
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pulkovo via Monastir
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 22000 - RUB 55000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pulkovo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 41000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 12000 - RUB 48000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Pulkovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 24000 - RUB 150000
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 6000 - RUB 13000
Website
Thalys
Standard
RUB 6000 - RUB 8500
Comfort
RUB 7000 - RUB 9500
Premium
RUB 9000 - RUB 13000
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 11000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 11000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 9500
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
RUB 7000 - RUB 8500
1st Class
RUB 8000 - RUB 9500
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 11000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 4000 - RUB 6000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 750 - RUB 1400
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 750 - RUB 950
1st Class
RUB 1000 - RUB 1400
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 3000 - RUB 4400
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Kaliningrad-Passajirsk to St Petersburg Glavny
Ave. Duration
27h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 9000 - RUB 13000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest C to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1800 - RUB 6500
Website
Belorussian Railways
Book at
Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
RUB 1800 - RUB 3400
1st Class (Coupe)
RUB 2800 - RUB 6500
L-Ekspresis
Phone
+371 6723 1181
Email
uzzinas@ldz.lv
Website
l-ekspresis.eu
Train from Riga Pass to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 4200 - RUB 12000
Schedules at
l-ekspresis.eu
Coupe wagon (four-berth)
RUB 4208
SV coupe (two-berth)
RUB 7500 - RUB 12000
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 11000
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 1900 - RUB 2800
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Koln
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 2200 - RUB 3100
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 2000 - RUB 2500
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Köln/Bonn Airport to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 3600 - RUB 5500
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Pulkovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Paris to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Saint Petersburg Bus station.

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Saint Petersburg is 1h ahead of Paris. It is currently 1:06 PM in Paris and 2:06 PM in Saint Petersburg.

Paris to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Saint Petersburg is 2732 km. It takes approximately 29h 43m to drive from Paris to Saint Petersburg.

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Air France, Finnair, Air Baltic and six other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 6987+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at RUB 6250 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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