There are 6 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg by plane, train, bus, car ferry 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

Fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Hamburg (HAM) LED - HAM

$89 - $306

5 alternative options

Train  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
  2. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$290 - $406

Bus Eurolines DE  •  36 h 43 min

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

$96 - $192

Bus Ecolines  •  41 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Warsaw 135803
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa to Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof 848503

$111 - $168

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Saint Petersburg to Stockholm
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec

$317 - $414

Drive  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg 1249.5 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg is to fly which costs RUB 5500 - RUB 20000 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg is to fly which costs RUB 5500 - RUB 20000 and takes 5 h 45 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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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Балтийский Вокзал and arriving at Hamburg via Riga and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 43 min.

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Finnair and seven other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg via Moskva Oktiabrskaia, Komsomolskaya, Belorusskaya, Moskva Belorusskaja, Berlin Ostbahnhof, S Ostbahnhof, S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, and Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 28 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $26
2nd Class (Kupé)
$27 - $40
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
20 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$95 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $190
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Балтийский Вокзал to Rīga
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
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 St Petersburg Vitebskii to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
ecolines.net
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ferry operators
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Saint Petersburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
39 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$213
Schedules at
stpeterline.com

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