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There are 5 ways to get from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Pulkovo (LED) TLL - LED

RUB 7822 - RUB 16590

Cheapest option

Bus via Saint Petersburg Bus station  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn Central Bus station to Saint Petersburg Bus station 922

RUB 757 - RUB 2774

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Train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ülemiste to Narva Re33 / ...
  2. Take the train from Narva to Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station

RUB 1699 - RUB 2422

Bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Sankt-Peterburg bussijaam Rv759

RUB 1507 - RUB 2374

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg 360.9 km

RUB 2900 - RUB 4300

Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg by train

The train journey time between Tallinn Airport (TLL) and Saint Petersburg is around 6h 25m and covers a distance of around 363 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 25m. Operated by Elron and Go Rail, the Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg train service departs from Ülemiste and arrives in Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 25m
Fastest train time:
6h 25m
Train distance:
363 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
RUB 1699
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:33
Last train departs at:
17:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint Petersburg is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint Petersburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saint Petersburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg is to bus via Saint Petersburg Bus station which costs €8 - €35 and takes 7h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg is to fly. Taking this option will cost €90 - €200 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Lennujaam and arriving at Sankt-Peterburg bussijaam via Tallinna bussijaam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg station. However, there are services departing from Ülemiste and arriving at Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station via Narva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 10m.

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The distance between Tallinn Airport (TLL) and Saint Petersburg is 315 km. The road distance is 360.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs €19 - €28.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Tallinna bussijaam station.

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Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Elron, depart from Ülemiste station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs €90 - €200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €19 - €28 and takes 7h 10m, you could also bus, which costs €17 - €28 and takes 7h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 314.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Tallinn Airport (TLL), Estonia and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Finnair, Air Baltic and two other airlines fly from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg via Narva in around 7h 10m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8500 - RUB 37000
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Pulkovo via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 7500 - RUB 20000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Pulkovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 19000 - RUB 47000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 29000
Train operators
Elron
Phone
673 7400
Email
info@elron.ee
Website
elron.ee
Train from Ülemiste to Narva
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 750 - RUB 1200
Website
Elron
Express Train Ticket
RUB 850 - RUB 1200
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Narva to Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 950 - RUB 1300
Website
Go Rail
Bus operators
Lux Express
Phone
+372 6800 909
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Sankt-Peterburg bussijaam
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 1500 - RUB 2200
Website
Lux Express
Bus from Tallinn Central Bus station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RUB 1300 - RUB 2200
Website
Lux Express
Baltic Shuttle
Phone
+37253048877
Email
info@balticshuttle.ee
Website
balticshuttle.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 1000 - RUB 1400
Schedules at
Baltic Shuttle

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There is no direct flight from Tallinn Airport to Pulkovo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Lux Express, arrive at Sankt-Peterburg bussijaam station.

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Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Go Rail, arrive at Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg is 361 km. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Saint Petersburg.

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Air Baltic, LOT, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Finnair offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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