There are 9 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Tampere by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train, night train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Lahti 781 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Lahti to Tampere 398

$47 - $69

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Bus Transgold  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ploshchad Vosstaniya to Tampere–Pirkkala

$21 - $35

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Train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila 781 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tikkurila to Tampere R / ...

$53 - $78

Bus Sov Avto  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Iskusstv square to Karhula linja-autoasema
  2. Take the bus from Karhula linja-autoasema to Teiskontie 13 Kotkan linja-autoasema - Tampere linja-autoasema

$52 - $67

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Tampere 337.2 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Pulkovo to Tampere  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Tampere (TMP) LED - TMP

$82 - $272

Train to Helsinki, fly to Tampere  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Tampere (TMP) HEL - TMP

$81 - $180

Fly Pulkovo to Helsinki, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Helsinki (HEL) LED - HEL
  2. Take the train from Tikkurila to Tampere

$109 - $326

Fly Pulkovo to Turku, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Turku (TKU) LED - TKU
  2. Take the train from Turku to Tampere

$86 - $301

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg to Tampere. However, there are services departing from Ploshchad Vosstaniya and arriving at Kalevan kirkko via Lentoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Tampere. However, there are services departing from Pietari (Finljandski) and arriving at Tampere via Lahti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Tampere is 395 km. The road distance is 539.5 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Tampere without a car is to train and night train which takes 5 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Tampere, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Tampere bus services, operated by Transgold, depart from Ploshchad Vosstaniya station.

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Saint Petersburg to Tampere train services, operated by VR Osakeyhtiö, depart from Pietari (Finljandski) station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Tampere is to train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 36 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pulkovo Airport to Tampere Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Saint Petersburg to Tampere bus services, operated by Transgold, arrive at Tampere–Pirkkala station.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Tampere.
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  • Distance: 246.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Tampere, Finland?

You can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Tampere via Tikkurila in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, Transgold operates a bus from Saint Petersburg to Tampere once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Tampere via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Tampere
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Flights from Pulkovo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Pulkovo to Turku via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Turku via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Pulkovo to Turku via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Tampere via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Pulkovo to Turku via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Train operators
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Lahti
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
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
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Night train from Lahti to Tampere
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Tampere
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Turku to Tampere
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Transgold
Phone
+7(812) 995-06-05
Email
office@transgold.ru
Website
transgold.ru
Bus from Ploshchad Vosstaniya to Tampere–Pirkkala
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
transgold.ru
Sov Avto
Website
bus.sovavto.ru
Bus from Iskusstv square to Karhula linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bus.sovavto.ru
Paunu Express Bus
Phone
020 764 94 00
Email
etunimi.sukunimi@paunu.fi
Website
paunu.fi
Bus from Karhula linja-autoasema to Teiskontie 13
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
Väinö Paunu Oy
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Karhula linja-autoasema to Teiskontie 13
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab

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Saint Petersburg to Tampere train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Tampere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Tampere is 539 km. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Tampere.

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Air Baltic and Finnair offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Tampere Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Tampere. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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