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.
Train • 6 h 30 min
$14 - $28
Rideshare • 4 h 54 min
3 alternative options
Bus, drive • 8 h 33 min
$48 - $70
Taxi • 4 h 28 min
$90 - $120
Drive • 4 h 28 min
$16 - $24
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala is to rideshare which costs RUB 635 and takes 4 h 54 min.
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.
The distance between Saint Petersburg and Sortavala is 198 km. The road distance is 267.5 km.
The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala without a car is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs RUB 850 - RUB 1900.
It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Sortavala is 268 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala.
There are 144+ hotels available in Sortavala. Prices start at $29 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Saint Petersburg and Sortavala. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.
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 $11 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 12 min.
Train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Sortavala
- Ave. Duration
- 5 h 12 min
- 3 times a week
- Estimated price
- $11 - $23
- 3rd Class (Platzcart)
- $11 - $17
- 2nd Class (Kupé)
- $15 - $23
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Saint Petersburg to Sortavala
- Ave. Duration
- 4 h 54 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
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