There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Saint Petersburg by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to St. Petersburg (LED) ZRH - LED

$115 - $321

Cheapest option

Bus Agat  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bialystok
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Grodno
  3. Take the bus from Grodno to Saint Petersburg, Zvyozdnaya

$98 - $140

4 alternative options

Train  •  42 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Moskva Belorusskaja D
  3. Take the train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk

$372 - $516

Train via Brest Central  •  43 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Brest Central D
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii AVE

$250 - $355

Bus Ecolines  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Freiburg 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to St.Petersburg

$134 - $220

Drive  •  28 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Saint Petersburg 1553.7 miles

$320 - $470

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Saint Petersburg is to bus which costs SFr 95 - SFr 140 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Saint Petersburg is to fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 320 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Saint Petersburg is 1985 km. The road distance is 2485.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Zürich to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at St.Petersburg via Freiburg and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Karlsruhe Hbf and Brest Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Swiss, Finnair and nine other airlines fly from Zürich to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Saint Petersburg via Karlsruhe Hbf, Moskva Belorusskaja, Belorusskaya, Komsomolskaya, and Moskva Oktiabrskaia in around 42 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Zurich to St. Petersburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
34 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
19 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $26
2nd Class (Kupé)
$27 - $45
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
18 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Freiburg to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg a/v
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Zurich to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
29 h 39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
agat.eu
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
eurotrans.by

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