There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Saint Petersburg by plane, bus, train 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  •  5 h 30 min

  1. ZAG - LED

$127 - $459

Cheapest option

Bus  •  43 h 3 min

  1. 951 / ...

$96 - $142

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Eic / ...

$238 - $324

Bus via Katowice  •  38 h 50 min

$145 - $209

Train  •  41 h 48 min

  1. Ec
  2. R / ...

$284 - $394

Train via Brest Central  •  42 h 47 min

  1. Ec
  2. R / ...
  3. AVE

$162 - $233

Drive  •  26 h 55 min

  1. 1384 miles

$270 - $400

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Zagreb to Saint Petersburg 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Saint Petersburg via Katowice, Katowice, Riga, and Rīga in around 38 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to St. Petersburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to St. Petersburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Zagreb to St. Petersburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to St. Petersburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Moscow
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Wien Hbf to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
29 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wien Hbf to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
15 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$18 - $27
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $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
$17 - $35
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
GlobTourist
Phone
+48 94 354 54 19
Email
info@globtourist.com
Website
globtourist.com
Bus from Zagreb to Katowice
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$69 - $74
Schedules at
globtourist.com
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Riga
Ave. Duration
18 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Maribor Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Maribor to Białystok
Ave. Duration
18 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
agat.eu
Bus Grodno
Website
avgrodno.by
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zagreb and Saint Petersburg is 1833 km. The road distance is 2214 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Saint Petersburg is to bus which costs 600 kn - 900 kn and takes 43 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 5 h 30 min and costs 800 kn - 2.900 kn.

No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Wien Hbf and Brest Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at St.Petersburg via Katowice and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Zagreb to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.