There are 7 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Pulkovo  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Hamburg (HAM) LED - HAM

$89 - $306

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Train to Helsinki, fly  •  7 h 40 min

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

$108 - $324

Train  •  33 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest Central D
  2. Take the train from Brest Central to Berlin Hbf (tief) En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

$139 - $212

Bus Eurolines DE  •  36 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltiyskaya to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
  3. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Hamburg 050 / ...

$95 - $178

Train, bus  •  43 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kaliningrad D
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk
  3. Take the train from Gdansk Wrzeszcz to Szczecin Glowny
  4. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof Re4
  5. Take the train from Bad Kleinen to Hamburg Hbf Re1

$101 - $181

Bus Ecolines  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa 135803
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa to Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof 848503

$113 - $178

Drive  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg 1249.5 miles

$260 - $380

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Baltiyskaya and arriving at Hamburg via Riga and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Brest Central and Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 25 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Hamburg is 1417 km. The road distance is 1999.2 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 33 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Hamburg bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Baltiyskaya station.

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Saint Petersburg to Hamburg train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg is to fly which takes 6 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 33 h 25 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 36 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Saint Petersburg to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 885.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Finnair and eight other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg via Brest Central and Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 33 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
23 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$27 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Szczecin, Glowny to Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Gdansk Wrzeszcz to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$15 - $23
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bad Kleinen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
34 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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Hamburg is 2 h behind Saint Petersburg. It is currently 11:31 AM in Saint Petersburg and 10:31 AM in Hamburg.

Saint Petersburg to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Hamburg is 1999 km. It takes approximately 23 h 34 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg.

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Finnair, Austrian Airlines, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 688+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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