There are 4 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Murmansk 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  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Murmansk (MMK) LED - MMK

$77 - $145

Cheapest option

Train  •  26 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Murmansk Express

$27 - $70

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  27 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki
  2. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 27 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH
  4. Take the bus from Ivalo, Finland to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori

$156 - $224

Drive  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Murmansk 861.6 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Murmansk is to train which costs RUB 1700 - RUB 4500 and takes 26 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Murmansk is to fly which costs RUB 4800 - RUB 9500 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Murmansk is 1014 km. The road distance is 1378.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Murmansk, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Petersburg Ladogskii and arriving at Murmansk. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 h 6 min.

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

Nordavia, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Murmansk every 4 hours. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Saint Petersburg to Murmansk 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $70 and the journey takes 26 h 6 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from St. Petersburg to Murmansk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Nordavia
Website
nordavia.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Severstal Air Company
Website
severstal-avia.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Murmansk via Cherepovets
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
26 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$27 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Ecolines
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Avto-Express
Bus from Ivalo, Finland to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
ae51.ru
Book at
ae51.ru

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