There are 10 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma by plane, train, bus, night train 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 to Yaroslavl, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Yaroslavl (IAR) LED - IAR
  2. Take the train from Nerechta to Kostroma Nowaja

$63 - $227

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg a/v to VDNKh Bus Station, Moscow
  2. Take the bus from Moscow, VDNKh to Kostroma

$24 - $42

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Fly to Ivanovo, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Ivanovo (IWA) LED - IWA
  2. Take the train from Ivanovo(RUS) to Nerechta
  3. Take the train from Nerechta to Kostroma Nowaja

$159 - $282

Fly to Moscow Sheremetyevo, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) LED - SVO
  2. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Kostroma Nowaja

$54 - $279

Fly to Moscow Vnukovo, train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) LED - VKO
  2. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Kostroma Nowaja

$50 - $267

Fly to Moscow Domodedovo, train  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) LED - DME
  2. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Kostroma Nowaja

$53 - $199

Train via Moskva Oktiabrskaia  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia Express
  2. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Kostroma Nowaja Express

$31 - $68

Train  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Nerechta Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Nerechta to Kostroma Nowaja Express

$27 - $59

Bus, night train, train  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Tscherepowez
  2. Take the night train from Tscherepowez 1 to Jaroslawl-Glawnij
  3. Take the train from Jaroslawl-Glawnij to Kostroma Nowaja

$39 - $60

Drive  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma 546.8 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma is to bus which costs RUB 1500 - RUB 2700 and takes 17 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma is to fly and train which costs RUB 3900 - RUB 15000 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Kostroma is 656 km. The road distance is 874.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma. However, there are services departing from Saint Petersburg a/v and arriving at Kostroma via Moscow, VDNKh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg P Mosk and arriving at Kostroma Nowaja via Moskva Iaroslavskaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Kostroma, Russia?

You can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma via Moskva Oktiabrskaia and Moskva Iaroslavskaja in around 11 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint Petersburg to Kostroma via VDNKh Bus Station, Moscow and Moscow, VDNKh in around 17 h 50 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Yaroslavl
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $210
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from St. Petersburg to Ivanovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $120
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from St. Petersburg to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Nerechta to Kostroma Nowaja
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$8 - $13
2nd Class (Kupé)
$9 - $14
Train from Ivanovo(RUS) to Nerechta
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Kupé)
$10 - $16
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Kostroma Nowaja
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$13 - $20
2nd Class (Kupé)
$19 - $28
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
Train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Nerechta
Ave. Duration
14 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$19 - $29
2nd Class (Kupé)
$30 - $45
Night train from Tscherepowez 1 to Jaroslawl-Glawnij
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Kupé)
$18 - $27
Train from Jaroslawl-Glawnij to Kostroma Nowaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Kupé)
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg a/v to VDNKh Bus Station, Moscow
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow, VDNKh to Kostroma
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
PTK
Website
ptk.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Tscherepowez
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
ptk.ru

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