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There are 4 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Platov (ROV) LED - ROV

$114 - $304

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Train  •  26h 46m

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Rostov Glavnij D

$35 - $95

2 alternative options

Bus  •  32h 54m

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

Drive  •  23h 22m

  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 which costs RUB 2200 - RUB 6000 and takes 26h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don is to fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 20000 and takes 5h 53m.

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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 32h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Petersburg Glavny and arriving at Rostov Glavnij. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26h 46m.

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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 which takes 26h 46m and costs RUB 2200 - RUB 6000.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m 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 Glavny station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don is to fly which takes 5h 53m and costs RUB 7000 - RUB 20000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 2200 - RUB 6000 and takes 26h 46m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 32h 54m.

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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: 5h 53m

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, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 26h 46m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Platov
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Pulkovo to Platov via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Pulkovo to Platov
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Pulkovo to Platov via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Azimuth
Website
azimuth.aero
Flights from Pulkovo to Platov
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Pulkovo to Platov via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Platov via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Platov via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Rostov Glavnij
Ave. Duration
26h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$35 - $55
2nd Class (Kupé)
$60 - $95
Bus operators
Gorec Tour
Website
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Bus from St.Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
32h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
gorec-tour.ucoz.com

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Platov Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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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 23h 22m to drive from Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don.

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Azimuth, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, S7 Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Platov Airport.

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There are 1825+ hotels available in Rostov-on-Don. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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