How to Get from Pulkovo Airport to Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg is famous for its museums, theatres, and bridges. Every year it attracts tourists from all over the world. One of the most popular questions is how to get from Pulkovo Airport, located about 20 km from the city center, to Saint Petersburg.
Taxi from Pulkovo Airport to Saint Petersburg
Taxi prices depend on your final destination. For instance, a taxi from Pulkovo to Saint Petersburg will cost around 1050 rubles (14 euros), and to Krestovsky Island – 1300 rubles (17 euros). You can order an official cab at special counters, located in Pulkovo Airport. Before taking a taxi from anyone, suggesting his service at or near Pulkovo airport, think carefully about your personal safety and be ready to pay more for a trip.
Transfer from Pulkovo Airport to Saint Petersburg
More and more people book transfers in advance. If you are among them, the Kiwitaxi might be the company you need. The fare of a transfer from Pulkovo to Saint Petersburg in an economy class car is 16 euros. We offer different classes of cars. If you travel in a big group, you might choose a minibus transfer. For example, a minibus to Saint Petersburg for 10 persons will cost you 66 euros.
A driver will meet you at the terminal and help you with luggage. You can book a transfer on our website. Bear in mind that our prices are fixed and never change after the reservation is made.
Public transport from Pulkovo Airport to Saint Petersburg
Even though public transportation is not as fast as a taxi or transfer, budget travelers almost always choose it. Unfortunately, there is no direct bus from Pulkovo to Saint Petersburg city center, therefore you will need to take a bus in order to reach the nearest metro station Moskovskaya, from where you can take underground and go to any place you want.
Three types of buses go from Pulkovo to the nearest metro station – 39, 39E (express) and K39. The fare is 40 rubles (0.5 euro), the journey will take about 20-35 minutes. The price of the underground is 45 rubles (0.6). Keep in mind that you will need to pay for your luggage too, and it is highly possible that you will need to make changes. Unfortunately, public transport does not operate at night, so think about booking a taxi or transfer.
There are about 300 museums in St Petersburg, and Hermitage is the most well-known. Founded in the 18th century, this museum is the second largest one in the world. Art collections from different periods and countries can be found in this huge museum.