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

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Fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Astrakhan (ASF) LED - ASF

$165 - $607

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Train  •  36 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Astrachan D

$40 - $110

3 alternative options

Bus Tiaga  •  38 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Volgograd
  2. Take the bus from Volgograd to Ushakovka 106
  3. Take the bus from Ushakovka to Astrakhan

$50 - $76

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  40 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg a/v to Elista
  2. Take the bus from Elista to Astrakhan

$54 - $74

Drive  •  28 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan 1322.7 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan is to bus which costs RUB 3500 - RUB 4900 and takes 40 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan is to fly which costs RUB 10000 - RUB 40000 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan. However, there are services departing from Saint Petersburg and arriving at Astrakhan via Volgograd and Ushakovka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Petersburg Glavny and arriving at Astrachan. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 h 43 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Astrakhan is 1906 km. The road distance is 2116.3 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan without a car is to train which takes 36 h 43 min and costs RUB 2600 - RUB 7000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan bus services, operated by Tiaga, depart from Saint Petersburg station.

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Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan 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 Astrakhan is to fly which takes 6 h 46 min and costs RUB 10000 - RUB 40000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 2600 - RUB 7000 and takes 36 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs RUB 3200 - RUB 5000 and takes 38 h 58 min.

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  • Distance: 1191.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, S7 Airlines and two other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan hourly. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 36 h 43 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Astrakhan via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Pulkovo to Astrakhan via Kurumoch, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Astrakhan via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Pulkovo to Astrakhan via Minsk, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Astrachan
Ave. Duration
36 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$40 - $60
2nd Class (Kupé)
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
27 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Ushakovka
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Bus from Ushakovka to Astrakhan
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg a/v to Elista
Ave. Duration
34 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Elista to Astrakhan
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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There is no direct flight from Pulkovo Airport to Astrakhan Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan bus services, operated by Vokzal Avto, arrive at Astrakhan station.

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Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Astrachan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan is 2116 km. It takes approximately 28 h 52 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Astrakhan.

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Pegas Fly, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, S7 Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Astrakhan Airport.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Astrakhan. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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