Pre-book a comfortable taxi transfer from Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg to the city center. We will meet you in the arrival hall with a sign, show you where to buy a SIM card, assist you with cash withdrawal, help you with your luggage, provide you with a comfortable car and an English-speaking driver. Forget about the metro and the bus!
30 € - Comfort (SUV)
SUV, Kodiaq, Pathfinder or similar
50 € - Minivan (minibus)
VW, Peugeot minibus or similar
65 € - Executive (Mercedes S Class)
Mercedes S-class, BMW7 or similar
95 € - Luxury (Mercedes - Maybach)
Mercedes - Maybach
St Petersburg Airport Pulkovo Taxi and Transfer service is covering the Central, Admiralteysky and Moskovsky District of Saint Petersburg, Petrogradsky and Vasilyevsky Island. There will be an extra surcharge applicable in the event of booking the ride to the distant areas. "Meet-and-Greet" service by St Petersburg Taxi at the arrival hall. Book here an English-speaking transfer from/to Pulkovo 1 LED Airport. Kindly follow our guidelines once at Pulkovo Airport.
This option is by "marshrutka" bus - none municipal midsize bus, which costs more than the normal one and stops on demand - highly not advisable!
This option is a municipal bus. The bus ride takes about 20-30 minutes and a metro ride takes about 45-minutes until any central station.
This option is the best: pre-booked airport taxi with Meet-and-Greet service. The driver is waiting at the arrival hall with your name sign and takes you straight to your hotel or an apartment. The price of the transfer will be always provided in advance. Online booking and payment, as well as customer support in English, is provided always.
The main advantage of the "bus + metro" option over the pre-booked taxi service is the low travel cost to St. Petersburg city centre and that's about it. Please remember that our metro is deep and quiet full during the morning and evening hours.
Therefore traveling with suitcases will be a full scale "adventure". Being so busy you can easily become a victim of a pickpocket as well. The metro is also not operating during the night. Generally, such a long trip, which includes getting a bus and then switching to a metro can be very frustrating after a flight.
One can be lucky and get an excellent taxi ride to the city with no problems whatsoever. But many visitors are facing the following problems:
Generally, the pre-booked English-speaking taxi service is undoubtedly considered to be the best travel option from Pulkovo Airport to the City Center of Saint Petersburg.
The total distance from Pulkovo Airport to the city central district is about 25 km. The average time to the center is about 40 min, but it can take up to 1 hour during the rush hours.
Airport Pulkovo is very user friendly and easy to get around. 99% of our pickups are smooth and trouble-free. Follow our guidelines and your arrival to Saint Petersburg and your airport transfer will be as easy as a pie. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions or suggestions. Have a safe journey!