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 can easily get to the city center by buses that rub between New Pulkovo 1 terminal and metro. Bus # 39 will deliver you from the airport to the nearest metro station – Moskovskaya. It runs from 05:30 in the morning till about 01:30 at night. Also there is a commercial bus number K39 that runs the same way.
Taxi to St Petersburg city center
The most expensive, but comfortable way to get from the airport to central St petersburg is to get a taxi. The rates wary, but generally it’s about 800-900 rubles to the center during daytime. Nevertheless, not official taxi drivers can charge you whatever their fantasy allows them.
For more information on transport in Saint-Petersburg read these posts:
How to get to Peterhof
Public transport in Saint-Petersburg
St Petersburg walking tours