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There are 6 ways to get from Penza to Saratov by bus, train, rideshare or car

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

Bus Penza  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Penza to Saratov 810 / ...

$5 - $12

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Penza to Saratov 143.7 miles

$5

4 alternative options

Bus Saratov Bus Terminal  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Penza to Petrovsk 766
  2. Take the bus from Petrovsk to Saratov 632 / ...

$5 - $8

Train via Rtiscevo 1  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Penza 1 to Rtiscevo 1 D
  2. Take the train from Rtiscevo 1 to Saratov 1 P D

$20 - $37

Train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Penza 1 to Saratov 1 P

$12 - $26

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Penza to Saratov 143.7 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Penza to Saratov is to rideshare which costs RUB 272 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penza to Saratov is to drive which costs RUB 900 - RUB 1400 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Penza and arriving at Saratov. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penza 1 and arriving at Saratov 1 P. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

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The distance between Penza and Saratov is 197 km. The road distance is 229.9 km.

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The best way to get from Penza to Saratov without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs RUB 350 - RUB 750.

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The bus from Penza to Saratov takes 5 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Penza to Saratov bus services, operated by Penza, depart from Penza station.

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Penza to Saratov train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Penza 1 station.

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The best way to get from Penza to Saratov is to bus which takes 5 h and costs RUB 350 - RUB 750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 1300 - RUB 2500 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Penza to Saratov.
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  • Distance: 123 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Penza, Russia and Saratov, Russia?

Penza operates a bus from Penza to Saratov every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 5 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Penza to Saratov via Rtiscevo 1 in around 6 h 34 min.

Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Penza 1 to Rtiscevo 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$9 - $15
2nd Class (Kupé)
$12 - $18
Train from Rtiscevo 1 to Saratov 1 P
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$10 - $16
2nd Class (Kupé)
$13 - $20
Train from Penza 1 to Saratov 1 P
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$12 - $19
2nd Class (Kupé)
$17 - $26
Bus operators
Penza
Phone
(8412) 09/01/49
Email
info@avtovokzal-penza.ru
Website
avtovokzal-penza.ru
Bus from Penza to Saratov
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
avtovokzal-penza.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Penza to Saratov
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Saratov Bus Terminal
Phone
(8452) 24-62-02
Email
saravtovokzal@mail.ru
Website
avv64.ru
Bus from Penza to Saratov
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
avv64.ru
Bus from Penza to Petrovsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
avv64.ru
Bus from Petrovsk to Saratov
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avv64.ru
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Penza to Saratov
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Penza to Saratov bus services, operated by Penza, arrive at Saratov station.

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Saratov is 1 h ahead of Penza. It is currently 8:06 PM in Penza and 9:06 PM in Saratov.

Penza to Saratov train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Saratov 1 P station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penza to Saratov is 230 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Penza to Saratov.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Saratov. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Penza and Saratov. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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