There are 5 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Samara (KUF) LED - KUF

$73 - $193

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Kanasch
  3. Take the bus from Kanash to Ulyanovsk
  4. Take the bus from Ulyanovsk to Samara

$47 - $104

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Avtozavodskaya  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kurskaja to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk
  3. Take the bus from Nizhnij Novgorod, Scherbinky to Samara

$55 - $101

Bus  •  25 h 46 min

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

$49 - $63

Drive  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Samara 1111.5 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara is to bus which costs RUB 3200 - RUB 4200 and takes 25 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara is to fly which costs RUB 4800 - RUB 13000 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Samara is 1419 km. The road distance is 1778.4 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 32 min and costs RUB 3600 - RUB 7000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara is to fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs RUB 4800 - RUB 13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 3200 - RUB 4200 and takes 25 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from St. Petersburg Airport to Samara Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Samara is 1 h ahead of Saint Petersburg. It is currently 4:57 AM in Saint Petersburg and 5:57 AM in Samara.

Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Samara is 1778 km. It takes approximately 25 h 29 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Samara.

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Nordavia, UTair Aviation, Nordwind Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from St. Petersburg Airport to Samara Airport.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara.
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  • Distance: 887.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Nordavia and three other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Samara hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint Petersburg to Samara via Vyshniy Volochëk and Kazansky in around 25 h 46 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 33 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
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $25
2nd Class (Kupé)
$26 - $40
Train from Moskva Kurskaja to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $30
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Kanasch
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $26
2nd Class (Kupé)
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Nizhnij Novgorod, Scherbinky to Samara
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Ulyanovsk to Samara
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ulyanovsk Bus Terminal
Phone
(8422) 48-80-74
Email
patp-ul@mail.ru
Website
autovokzal73.ru
Bus from Kanash to Ulyanovsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
autovokzal73.ru
Bus from Ulyanovsk to Samara
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
avtovokzal73.ru
Gorec Tour
Website
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Bus from St.Petersburg to Vyshniy Volochëk
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 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
$25 - $35
Schedules at
spline-trans.ru

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