There are 5 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Platov (ROV) LED - ROV

$114 - $304

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Train, bus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia Express
  2. Take the bus from Kazansky station to Rostov-on-Don

$39 - $73

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Bus  •  32 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from St.Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don

Train  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kazanskij to Georgievsk
  3. Take the train from Mineralnie Wodi to Rostov Glavnij

$70 - $171

Drive  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don 1123.8 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don is to train and bus which costs RUB 2500 - RUB 4900 and takes 20 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don is to fly which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 21000 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St.Petersburg and arriving at Rostov-on-Don. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 32 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg P Mosk and arriving at Rostov Glavnij via Moskva Kazanskij, Georgievsk and Mineralnie Wodi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 30 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don is 1540 km. The road distance is 1798.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 55 min and costs RUB 2500 - RUB 4900.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don bus services, operated by Gorec Tour, depart from St.Petersburg station.

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Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from St Petersburg P Mosk station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don is to fly which takes 6 h 45 min and costs RUB 7500 - RUB 21000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h 54 min, you could also train, which costs RUB 4600 - RUB 12000 and takes 46 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don.
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  • Distance: 962.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Rostov-on-Don, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Pobeda Airlines LLC and six other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don hourly. Alternatively, Gorec Tour operates a bus from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don twice a week, and the journey takes 32 h 54 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Azimuth
Website
azimuth.aero
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Platov via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $25
2nd Class (Kupé)
$26 - $40
Train from Moskva Kazanskij to Georgievsk
Ave. Duration
32 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$55 - $85
Train from Mineralnie Wodi to Rostov Glavnij
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $22
2nd Class (Kupé)
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kazansky station to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Gorec Tour
Website
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Bus from St.Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
32 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
gorec-tour.ucoz.com

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The quickest flight from St. Petersburg Airport to Platov Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don bus services, operated by Gorec Tour, arrive at Rostov-on-Don station.

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Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Rostov Glavnij station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don is 1798 km. It takes approximately 23 h 22 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don.

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Pobeda Airlines LLC, Azimuth, UTair Aviation and four other airlines offer flights from St. Petersburg Airport to Platov Airport.

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There are 1878+ hotels available in Rostov-on-Don. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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