There are 5 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala by train, bus, car, rideshare or taxi

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

Train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Sortavala

$15 - $29

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala 165 miles

$10

3 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Petrogradskaya to Kesälahti 995
  2. Drive from Kesälahti to Sortavala

$50 - $72

Taxi  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala 167.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala 167.2 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala is to rideshare which costs RUB 618 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala is to taxi which costs RUB 6000 - RUB 7500 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Sortavala is 198 km. The road distance is 267.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala, including transfers.

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

Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala 3 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 33 min.

Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Sortavala
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$16 - $24
Bus operators
International bus route 995
Phone
+ 7-921-333-80-38
Email
partner_@bk.ru
Website
marshrut995.spb.ru
Bus from Petrogradskaya to Kesälahti
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
marshrut995.spb.ru
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Raduga taxi
Phone
+7 812 921-06-10
Website
taxi-raduga.ru
Petesburg Taxi
Phone
+7 812 971-72-73
Website
peterburg-taxi.ru
Taxi 777
Phone
+7 812 777-17-77
Website
777taxi.ru

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