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.
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.
The option of picking a taxi at Pulkovo airport with no prior arrangements is also quite tricky. 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!