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There are 7 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie by subway, plane, train, bus 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.

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Line 2 Metro to Pulkovo, fly

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest C
  2. Take the train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Ostbahnhof

Train to Helsinki, fly

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Minsk Central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Berlin ZOB

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Riga Pass
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin

Train, bus via Gdańsk

  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 Ostbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie

Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie by train and walk

The journey time between Saint Petersburg and Checkpoint Charlie is around 2 days 1h and covers a distance of around 1975 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21h 54m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 1h. Operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), PKP Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie service departs from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arrives in Checkpoint Charlie. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
27h 8m
Layover time:
21h 54m
Total time:
2 days 1h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 1h
Journey distance:
1975 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€47
Carbon emissions:
104 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:23
Last service departs at:
18:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie train and walk schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie is to train, which costs RUB 3900 - RUB 11000 and takes 29h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie is to line 2 Metro and fly which costs RUB 5500 - RUB 20000 and takes 6h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg station to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 and arriving at U Stadtmitte via Minsk Central bus station, S Messe Nord/ICC and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie via Brest C, Warszawa Centralna, S Ostbahnhof and S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 7m.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Checkpoint Charlie is 1327 km. The road distance is 1720.8 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie without a car is to train which takes 29h 7m and costs RUB 3900 - RUB 11000.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie bus services, operated by SKS-Auto, depart from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2.

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Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie 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 Checkpoint Charlie is to train which takes 29h 7m and costs RUB 3900 - RUB 11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 4500 - RUB 10000 and takes 32h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie.
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  • Distance: 1326.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

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

You can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie via Brest C, Warszawa Centralna, S Ostbahnhof, S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf, and U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie in around 29h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie via Minsk Central bus station, Berlin ZOB, S Messe Nord/ICC, S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, and U Stadtmitte in around 32h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €550
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €550
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Train operators
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
€21 - €75
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
€21 - €45
1st Class (Coupe)
€30 - €75
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 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €17
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €24
Train from Gdansk Glowny to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €24
L-Ekspresis
Phone
+371 6723 1181
Email
uzzinas@ldz.lv
Website
l-ekspresis.eu
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
15h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Schedules at
l-ekspresis.eu
Coupe wagon (four-berth)
€54
SV coupe (two-berth)
€100 - €150
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk
Ave. Duration
28h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
SKS-Auto
Phone
+78007700020
Website
sks-auto.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13
Schedules at
sks-auto.ru
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
http://www.minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €60
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
http://www.minsktrans.by
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €22
Schedules at
avl39.ru

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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 Checkpoint Charlie bus services, operated by Minsktrans, arrive at Berlin ZOB station.

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Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie is 1721 km. It takes approximately 20h 44m to drive from Saint Petersburg to Checkpoint Charlie.

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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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