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There are 5 ways to get from Tartu to Luga by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Tartu to Pskov 989 / ...
  2. Take the train from Pskov-1 to Luga-1

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Bus via Ahja  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Ahja to Pihkva Rv626
  2. Take the bus from Pskov to Luga

Bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Tartu to Pskov 989 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pskov to Luga

Train  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Tartu to Tapa E34 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tapa to Kingissepp
  3. Take the train from Kingissepp to Gatchina-Varshavskaya
  4. Take the train from Gatchina-Varshavskaya to Luga-1

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Tartu to Luga 314.6 km

Tartu to Luga by bus and train

9 Weekly Services
7h 21m Average Duration
RUB 574 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Tartu to Luga is to bus which costs €11 - €20 and takes 7h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Tartu to Luga is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tartu to Luga. However, there are services departing from Tartu bussijaam and arriving at Luga via Ahja and Pskov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tartu to Luga. However, there are services departing from Tartu and arriving at Luga-1 via Tapa, Kingissepp and Gatchina-Varshavskaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 4m.

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The distance between Tartu and Luga is 185 km. The road distance is 314.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tartu to Luga without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 21m and costs €10 - €40.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Tartu to Luga, including transfers.

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Tartu to Luga bus services, operated by Ekspress-Auto L, depart from Ahja station.

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Tartu to Luga train services, operated by Elron, depart from Tartu station.

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The best way to get from Tartu to Luga is to bus via Ahja which takes 7h 35m and costs €13 - €22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €29 - €60 and takes 9h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Tartu to Luga.
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  • Distance: 185.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

What companies run services between Tartu, Estonia and Luga, Leningrad Oblast, Russia?

You can take a bus from Tartu to Luga via Ahja and Pskov in around 7h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tartu to Luga via Tapa, Kingissepp, and Gatchina-Varshavskaya in around 9h 4m.

Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
eng.rzd.ru
Train from Pskov-1 to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 900 - RUB 1500
Website
https://eng.rzd.ru/en/9446
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 900 - RUB 1300
Train from Gatchina-Varshavskaya to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 800 - RUB 1400
Website
https://eng.rzd.ru/en/9446
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 950 - RUB 1400
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 800 - RUB 1100
Severo-Zapadnaya PPK
Website
ppk-piter.ru
Train from Pskov-1 to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 290 - RUB 430
Schedules at
ppk-piter.ru
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rzd.ru
Train from Kingissepp to Gatchina-Varshavskaya
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 190 - RUB 230
Schedules at
ppk-piter.ru
Book at
rzd.ru
Train from Gatchina-Varshavskaya to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 200 - RUB 240
Schedules at
ppk-piter.ru
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rzd.ru
Elron
Phone
673 7400
Email
info@elron.ee
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Tapa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RUB 280 - RUB 430
Website
Elron
Express Train Ticket
RUB 320 - RUB 430
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Tapa to Kingissepp
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 950 - RUB 1300
Website
Go Rail
Bus operators
Ekspress-Auto L
Phone
33 79 040
Email
info@ekspressautol.ee
Website
ekspressautol.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Pihkva
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 380 - RUB 550
Website
Ekspress-Auto L
Bus from Ahja to Pihkva
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 300 - RUB 430
Website
Ekspress-Auto L
Baltic Shuttle
Phone
+37253048877
Email
info@balticshuttle.ee
Website
balticshuttle.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Pskov Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Baltic Shuttle
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Pskov to Luga
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 360 - RUB 550
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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Tartu to Luga bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Luga station.

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Tartu to Luga train services, operated by Severo-Zapadnaya PPK, arrive at Luga-1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tartu to Luga is 315 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Tartu to Luga.

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