There are 12 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Italy by 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

Fly St. Petersburg to Bologna  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Bologna (BLQ) LED - BLQ

$124 - $198

Cheapest option

Bus Mr Trans  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to Rome

$71 - $358

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Fly St. Petersburg to Rome  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Rome (FCO) LED - FCO

$124 - $339

Fly St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LED - MXP

$109 - $288

Fly St. Petersburg to Florence  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Florence (FLR) LED - FLR

$133 - $279

Fly St. Petersburg to Genoa  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Genoa (GOA) LED - GOA

$113 - $276

Fly St. Petersburg to Pisa, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Pisa (PSA) LED - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$168 - $296

Train to Helsinki, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) HEL - MXP

$128 - $277

Train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
  2. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Verona Porta Nuova En
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa

$383 - $508

Bus, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Warsaw
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Verona Porta Nuova En
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa

$290 - $384

Bus Autokar Polska  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Bialystok
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Rome

$132 - $196

Drive  •  33 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Rome 1857.7 miles

$440 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Italy is to fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 20000 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Italy is to fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 20000 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg to Italy. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Bialystok and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Italy is 2266 km. The road distance is 2972.3 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Italy without a car is to train which takes 2 days 2 h and costs RUB 25000 - RUB 35000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 58 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Italy, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Italy bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Italy is to fly which takes 8 h 58 min and costs RUB 8000 - RUB 14000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 25000 - RUB 35000 and takes 2 days 2 h, you could also bus, which costs RUB 8500 - RUB 14000 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Italy.
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  • Distance: 1416 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 58 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Bologna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Rome via Moskva Oktiabrskaia, Komsomolskaya, Belorusskaya, Moskva Belorusskaja, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $470
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $470
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $470
Flights from St. Petersburg to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from St. Petersburg to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from St. Petersburg to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from St. Petersburg to Pisa via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Rome via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Milan Malpensa via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from St. Petersburg to Genoa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from St. Petersburg to Pisa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
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
$16 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $24
2nd Class (Kupé)
$25 - $40
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
41 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$310 - $390
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
21 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Rome
Ave. Duration
31 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Minsk to Rome
Ave. Duration
46 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru

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