There are 5 ways to get from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly, line 2 Metro  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Pulkovo (LED) WAW - LED
  2. Take the line 2 Metro from Moskovskaya to Nevsky Prospekt

$88 - $228

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Train  •  22 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Terespol D / ...
  2. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$24 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus Ecolines  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Riga
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg 858003 / ...

$64 - $98

Bus Eurotrans  •  25 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Grodno
  2. Take the bus from Grodno to Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya

$40 - $66

Drive  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg 722.6 miles

$120 - $180

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Warszawa and arriving at Saint Petersburg via Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Terespol and Brest Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 8 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Saint Petersburg is 1031 km. The road distance is 1156.2 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg without a car is to train which takes 22 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Warszawa station.

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Warsaw to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg is to train which takes 22 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Pulkovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 644.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

You can take a train from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg via Terespol and Brest Central in around 22 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg via Riga and Rīga in around 24 h 5 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Warsaw to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Warsaw to Pulkovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Warsaw to Pulkovo via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Train operators
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 Centralna to Terespol
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $16
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Riga
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Grodno
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
eurotrans.by

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Saint Petersburg is 2 h ahead of Warsaw. It is currently 1:11 PM in Warsaw and 2:11 PM in Saint Petersburg.

Warsaw to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Saint Petersburg is 1156 km. It takes approximately 16 h 24 min to drive from Warsaw to Saint Petersburg.

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LOT, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Finnair and two other airlines offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 8008+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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