There are 10 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Paris by plane, train, bus, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Pulkovo to Paris CDG  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Paris CDG (CDG) LED - CDG

102€ - 232€

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Bus  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk Central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Dortmund
  3. Take the bus from Dortmund to Paris, Gallieni 153

100€ - 165€

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Fly Pulkovo to Paris Orly  •  10h 27m

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Paris Orly (ORY) LED - ORY

123€ - 215€

Train to Helsinki, fly to Paris CDG  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Pietari to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Paris CDG (CDG) HEL - CDG

115€ - 292€

Fly Pulkovo to Brussels, train  •  8h 42m

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Brussels (BRU) LED - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord

173€ - 831€

Train  •  39h 19m

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest C
  2. Take the train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

227€ - 392€

Bus via Warsaw  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station 135801/135802
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N1305

138€ - 181€

Train, bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Dortmund
  3. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Paris Nord

275€ - 507€

Drive  •  29h 46m

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Paris Gallieni 2731.1 km

330€ - 480€

Drive, car train  •  39h 4m

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Paris

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Paris is to fly which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 19000 and takes 7h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Paris is to fly which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 19000 and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Saint Petersburg Bus station and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine via Warsaw, Warsaw West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Paris. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at Paris l'Est via Brest C, Warszawa Centralna, Berlin Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 19m.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Paris is 2164 km. The road distance is 2731.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Paris without a car is to train which takes 39h 19m and costs RUB 17000 - RUB 31000.

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Saint Petersburg to Paris, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Paris bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Saint Petersburg Bus station.

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Saint Petersburg to Paris train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Paris is to fly which takes 7h 28m and costs RUB 7500 - RUB 19000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 17000 - RUB 31000 and takes 39h 19m, you could also bus via Warsaw, which costs RUB 10000 - RUB 15000 and takes 2 days 0h.

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  • Distance: 2163.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Paris, France?

Air France, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Paris via Brest C, Warszawa Centralna, Berlin Hbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 39h 19m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 360€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 460€
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
250€ - 2100€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 2600€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 2600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 460€
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 360€
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 2000€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris Orly via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 1300€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 1700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 360€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 2300€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 480€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 1700€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 700€
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 700€
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris CDG via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Paris Orly via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 2000€
Train operators
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
VR Osakeyhtiö
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 270€
Website
Thalys
Standard
120€ - 180€
Comfort
140€ - 190€
Premium
190€ - 270€
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest C
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 80€
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
24€ - 45€
1st Class (Coupe)
35€ - 80€
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 17€
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 25€
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk
Ave. Duration
26h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
33h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Schedules at
vt.by
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Dortmund to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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Saint Petersburg to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Saint Petersburg to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Paris is 2731 km. It takes approximately 29h 46m to drive from Saint Petersburg to Paris.

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Air France, Scandinavian Airlines, Air Baltic and six other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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