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

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Fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Kurumoch (KUF) LED - KUF

$73 - $193

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Train  •  31h 29m

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

$30 - $90

3 alternative options

Bus  •  25h 46m

  1. Take the bus from St.Petersburg to Vyshniy Volochëk
  2. Take the bus from Kazansky to Samara

$50 - $69

Train via Moskva Kasanskaja  •  26h 9m

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Moskva Oktiabrskaia D
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Samara D

$40 - $99

Drive  •  25h 29m

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Samara 1111.5 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara is to bus which costs RUB 3200 - RUB 4500 and takes 25h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara is to fly which costs RUB 4700 - RUB 13000 and takes 5h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Petersburg Glavny and arriving at Samara. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31h 29m.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Samara is 1419 km. The road distance is 1778.4 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara without a car is to bus which takes 25h 46m and costs RUB 3200 - RUB 4500.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Samara 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 Samara is to fly which takes 5h 23m and costs RUB 4700 - RUB 13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 3200 - RUB 4500 and takes 25h 46m, you could also train, which costs RUB 2600 - RUB 6500 and takes 26h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Kurumoch Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Samara.
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  • Distance: 887 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

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

Nordavia, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Samara hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint Petersburg to Samara via Vyshniy Volochëk and Kazansky in around 25h 46m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Kurumoch
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Pulkovo to Kurumoch via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Nordavia
Website
nordavia.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Kurumoch
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $200
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Kurumoch via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Kurumoch via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Kurumoch via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $25
2nd Class (Kupé)
$26 - $40
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Samara
Ave. Duration
20h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$23 - $35
2nd Class (Kupé)
$35 - $60
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Samara
Ave. Duration
31h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Gorec Tour
Website
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Bus from St.Petersburg to Vyshniy Volochëk
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
gorec-tour.ucoz.com
Spline Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Email
mrtrans@bk.ru
Website
spline-trans.ru
Bus from Kazansky to Samara
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
spline-trans.ru

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Samara is 1778 km. It takes approximately 25h 29m to drive from Saint Petersburg to Samara.

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Nordavia, Nordwind Airlines, UTair Aviation and two other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Kurumoch Airport.

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There are 1820+ hotels available in Samara. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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