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There are 7 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Vienna by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Vienna  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Vienna (VIE) LED - VIE

$115 - $295

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  32 h

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest Central D
  2. Take the night train from Brest Central to Wien Hbf R

$44 - $77

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Fly to Bratislava, bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Bratislava (BTS) LED - BTS
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg

$140 - $484

Train  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest Central D
  2. Take the train from Brest Central to Warszawa Wschodnia D
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Wien Hbf Eic

$45 - $78

Bus  •  38 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to Brno - Zvonarka
  3. Take the bus from Brno to Vienna Erdberg 2

$83 - $145

Bus Ecolines  •  40 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltiyskaya to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Riga to Wien

$105 - $161

Drive  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Vienna 1152 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Vienna is to train which costs RUB 2900 - RUB 5500 and takes 30 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Vienna is to fly which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 20000 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Baltiyskaya and arriving at Wien via Riga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Vienna. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at Wien Hbf via Brest Central and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 21 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Vienna is 1583 km. The road distance is 1843.2 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 30 h 21 min and costs RUB 2900 - RUB 5500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Vienna, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Vienna bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Baltiyskaya station.

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Saint Petersburg to Vienna train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Vienna is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs RUB 7500 - RUB 20000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 2900 - RUB 5500 and takes 30 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs RUB 5000 - RUB 9500 and takes 38 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 989.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Vienna via Brest Central and Warszawa Wschodnia in around 30 h 21 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Pulkovo to Bratislava via Prague, Kosice
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Pulkovo to Bratislava via Prague
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Pulkovo to Bratislava via Helsinki, Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Pulkovo to Bratislava via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Pulkovo to Bratislava via Frankfurt, Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Pulkovo to Bratislava via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Bratislava via Minsk, Lviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Brest Central to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
www.rw.by
Polish Railways (PKP)

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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Minsk to Brno - Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
20 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
vt.by
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Brno to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Saint Petersburg to Vienna bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Wien station.

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Saint Petersburg to Vienna train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Vienna is 1843 km. It takes approximately 23 h 30 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Vienna.

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Austrian Airlines, Finnair, LOT and five other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2110+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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