Category: transport

How to get to Pavlovsk

Train to Pavlovsk There are several ways to get to Pavlovsk from Saint-Petersburg. First of all, you can take a train from Vitebsky train station  which is situated next to Pushkinskaya metro station. The one-way trip will take you about 40 minutes, trains leave every 20-30 minutes. Pavlovsk train station is situated right in front of the park, so you won’t miss it. Parlovsk palace is situated deep inside the…

How to get to the Catherine palace

The Catherine palace is one of the main attractions of St Petersburg. It's situated in a suburb called Tsarskoe Selo (also known as Pushkin) about 25 km from St Petersburg. Unfortunately the metro doesn't go this far, so it's not so easy to get to the Catherine palace if you are a tourist. The options include a minibus (marshrutka), a taxi or private transfer and a train. Bus to the…

How to get to Peterhof

There are several options to get to Peterhof   from Saint-Petersburg: hydrofoil, train or bus. Don't forget that Peterhof fountains function only during the warm time of the year, usually from May to early October, exact dates are different  each year. Besides that, we offer hassle-free private transfers with English-speaking driver and  private tours of Peterhof  Hydrofoil: This is the easiest, but  the most expensive way to get to Peterhof…

Transport in St Petersburg

Transport system in St Petersburg is well-developed.  The centre of the city where main attractions can be found is quite walkable and not too big, but you may need public transport to get to/from the airport, to reach train stations, not too central places of interest or just to save time. Keep in mind that you can pay only in  cash in public transport and small bonds ( 50, 100 rubles) are…

How to get from Pulkovo airport to the centre of St Petersburg?

Pulkovo, the  airport of St Petersburg, is situated about  15  kilometers from the city centre. It has several terminals: Pulkovo 1, New Pulkovo 1 and Pulkovo2, but at the moment only the modern New Pulkovo 1 terminal is functioning and  serving both national and international flights.  There are several options to get from/to Pulkovo airport by public transport Getting from airport to the center by City bus and metro   You…