There are 5 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara by subway, 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.

Recommended option

Line 2 Metro, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 2 Metro from Sennaya Ploshchad to Moskovskaya
  2. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Samara (KUF) LED - KUF

$73 - $193

Cheapest option

Train  •  30 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Samara Express

$35 - $95

3 alternative options

Train via Moskva Kasanskaja  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia Express
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Samara Express

$41 - $101

Bus  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from St.Petersburg to Vyshniy Volochëk
  2. Take the bus from Kazansky to Samara

$53 - $70

Drive  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Samara 1111.5 miles

$100 - $160

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

You can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Samara via Moskva Oktiabrskaia and Moskva Kasanskaja in around 19 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint Petersburg to Samara via Vyshniy Volochëk and Kazansky in around 27 h 28 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Samara
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from St. Petersburg to Samara via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Samara via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Nordavia
Website
nordavia.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Samara
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $200
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Samara via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Samara via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
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
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$18 - $27
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $45
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Samara
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$23 - $35
2nd Class (Kupé)
$35 - $60
Train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Samara
Ave. Duration
30 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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 Vyshniy Volochëk
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Spline Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Email
mrtrans@bk.ru
Website
spline-trans.ru
Bus from Kazansky to Samara
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
spline-trans.ru

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Saint Petersburg and Samara is 1419 km. The road distance is 1778 km.

The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara is to bus which costs RUB 3200 - RUB 4400 and takes 27 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara is to line 2 Metro and fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs RUB 4400 - RUB 12000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Petersburg P Mosk and arriving at Samara. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara, including transfers.