There are 9 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Lapland by 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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Fly Pulkovo to Rovaniemi  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Rovaniemi (RVN) LED - RVN

$195 - $710

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Bus Avtovokzaly.ru, train  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Vuokatti
  2. Take the train from Kajaani to Oulu 713 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Porokulma E

$67 - $142

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Train to Helsinki, fly to Rovaniemi  •  6 h 11 min

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

$89 - $318

Fly Pulkovo to Kemi  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Kemi (KEM) LED - KEM

$184 - $655

Fly Pulkovo to Oulu, train  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Oulu (OUL) LED - OUL
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Kemi

$174 - $571

Fly Pulkovo to Ivalo  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Ivalo (IVL) LED - IVL

$257 - $837

Train  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila 781 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tikkurila to Rovaniemi 273 / ...

$106 - $162

Bus, train via Joensuu  •  21 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Petrogradskaya to Joensuu 995
  2. Take the bus from Joensuu to Lapinlahti las
  3. Take the train from Lapinlahti to Rovaniemi 711

$105 - $149

Drive  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Rovaniemi 585.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Lapland. However, there are services departing from Pietari (Finljandski) and arriving at Rovaniemi via Tikkurila. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 19 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Lapland is 888 km. The road distance is 937.4 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Lapland without a car is to train which takes 15 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Lapland, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Lapland train services, operated by VR Osakeyhtiö, depart from Pietari (Finljandski) station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Lapland is to fly which takes 9 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pulkovo Airport to Rovaniemi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Lapland is 1 h behind Saint Petersburg. It is currently 2:43 AM in Saint Petersburg and 2:43 AM in Lapland.

Saint Petersburg to Lapland train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Rovaniemi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Lapland is 937 km. It takes approximately 12 h 47 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Lapland.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Lapland.
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  • Distance: 555 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Lapland, Finland?

Finnair flies from Saint Petersburg to Rovaniemi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Rovaniemi via Tikkurila in around 15 h 19 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Pulkovo to Kemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Pulkovo to Kemi via Helsinki, Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Pulkovo to Oulu via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Pulkovo to Ivalo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Ivalo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
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
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Kemi
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kajaani to Oulu
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Lapinlahti to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Vuokatti
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Porokulma E
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
International bus route 995
Phone
+ 7-921-333-80-38
Email
partner_@bk.ru
Website
marshrut995.spb.ru
Bus from Petrogradskaya to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
marshrut995.spb.ru
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
+358 20 1303450
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Joensuu to Lapinlahti las
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$34 - $38
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy

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Finnair offers flights from Pulkovo Airport to Rovaniemi Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Lapland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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