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There are 8 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Berlin by subway, plane, train, bus, car ferry, night train or car

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Line 2 Metro to Pulkovo, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the line 2 Metro from Sennaya Ploshchad to Moskovskaya
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LED - BER

79€ - 221€

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Train  •  28h 31m

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest C
  2. Take the train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna Ic
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic / ...

42€ - 108€

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Fly Pulkovo to Berlin Tegel  •  16h 31m

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LED - TXL

76€ - 278€

Train to Helsinki, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Pietari to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) HEL - BER

102€ - 321€

Bus  •  32h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Riga Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin 847407 / ...

79€ - 124€

Train, bus  •  39h 25m

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Gdańsk Główny
  3. Take the train from Gdansk Glowny to Berlin Hbf Ic

134€ - 202€

Car ferry, night train  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the car ferry from Saint Petersburg to Stockholm Princess Anastasia
  2. Take the night train from Stockholm Central to Berlin Hbf 301

167€ - 209€

Drive  •  20h 47m

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Berlin 1728.1 km

180€ - 270€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berlin is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Berlin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Berlin is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Russia from Germany.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Berlin is to train which costs RUB 3700 - RUB 10000 and takes 28h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Berlin is to line 2 Metro and fly which takes 6h 16m and costs RUB 7000 - RUB 20000.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Saint Petersburg Bus station and arriving at Berlin via Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Berlin. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Brest C and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 31m.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Berlin is 1324 km. The road distance is 1728.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 28h 31m and costs RUB 3700 - RUB 10000.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Saint Petersburg to Berlin, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Berlin bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Saint Petersburg Bus station.

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Saint Petersburg to Berlin train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Berlin is to fly which takes 16h 31m and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 25000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 3700 - RUB 10000 and takes 28h 31m, you could also bus, which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 12000 and takes 32h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 1324.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Berlin, Germany?

Finnair, Lufthansa and Air Baltic fly from Saint Petersburg to Berlin twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Berlin Hbf via Brest C and Warszawa Centralna in around 28h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 450€
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
200€ - 410€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Tegel via Riga, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 210€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 140€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Train operators
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
VR Osakeyhtiö
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest C
Ave. Duration
17h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
20€ - 40€
1st Class (Coupe)
30€ - 70€
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 Brest C to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 17€
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 24€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 24€
Train from Gdansk Glowny to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 25€
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Stockholm Central to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Snälltåget
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Gdańsk Główny
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Ferry operators
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Saint Petersburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
39h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
St Peters Line
Standard Cabin
100€ - 140€
Deluxe Cabin
340€ - 400€

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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

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Berlin is 1h behind Saint Petersburg. It is currently 9:39 AM in Saint Petersburg and 8:39 AM in Berlin.

Saint Petersburg to Berlin train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Berlin is 1728 km. It takes approximately 20h 47m to drive from Saint Petersburg to Berlin.

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LOT, KLM, Finnair and two other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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