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

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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Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Smolensk to St.Peterburg 902

$17 - $25

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Rideshare  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Smolensk to Saint Petersburg 447 miles

$17

5 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Smolensk to Saint Petersburg 446.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Moscow Sheremetyevo, fly  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Smolensk to Moskva Belorusskaja
  2. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to St. Petersburg (LED) SVO - LED

$52 - $276

Train to Moscow Vnukovo, fly  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Smolensk to Moskva Belorusskaja
  2. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to St. Petersburg (LED) VKO - LED

$50 - $257

Train to Moscow Domodedovo, fly  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Smolensk to Moskva Belorusskaja
  2. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to St. Petersburg (LED) DME - LED

$52 - $197

Train to Minsk, fly  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Smolensk to Minsk-Passajirskii
  2. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to St. Petersburg (LED) MSQ - LED

$95 - $195

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Smolensk to Saint Petersburg is to rideshare which costs RUB 1136 and takes 11 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Smolensk to Saint Petersburg is to train and fly which costs RUB 3400 - RUB 19000 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Smolensk and arriving at St.Peterburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Smolensk and Saint Petersburg is 583 km. The road distance is 714.7 km.

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The best way to get from Smolensk to Saint Petersburg without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs RUB 1100 - RUB 1700.

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The bus from Smolensk to St.Peterburg takes 14 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Smolensk to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Russian Intercity Buses, depart from Smolensk station.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to St. Petersburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Smolensk to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Russian Intercity Buses, arrive at St.Peterburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Smolensk to Saint Petersburg is 715 km. It takes approximately 10 h 42 min to drive from Smolensk to Saint Petersburg.

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Nordwind Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to St. Petersburg Airport.

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There are 8329+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 364.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 30 min

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

Russian Intercity Buses operates a bus from Smolensk to Saint Petersburg once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $210
Flights from Minsk to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $120
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $290
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Alrosa Air Company
Website
alrosa.aero
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Smolensk to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Kupé)
$18 - $28
Train from Smolensk to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Smolensk to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Smolensk to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Russian Intercity Buses
Website
bus.aviabus.ru
Bus from Smolensk to St.Peterburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
bus.aviabus.ru
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Smolensk to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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