Book the airport Pulkovo Taxi If you're planning a visit to watch Zenit vs Benfica in Russia's most beautiful city of St. Petersburg there are a few things you should know when planning your trip.
Getting to St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is serviced by Pulkovo airport, a modern facility with up to 1 hour drive from the south of the city. Many international airlines fly directly to St.Petersburg but if you are unable to find a direct flight, coming via Moscow or Helsinki are good alternatives. There is no rail link direct to the airport but an English-Speaking Taxi Service from Pulkovo to the city centre is available 24/7 at very competitive rates.
Zenit's airline of choice is Rossiya Airlines, part of the Aeroflot group and based in St. Petersburg. Rossiya Airlines handle all Zenit's flights across Russia and Europe and are a great provider of flights to the Northern capital.
St. Petersburg also has four major/international train stations, Moskovsky Vokzal, Vitebsky Vokzal, Finlandsky Vokzal and Ladozhsky Vokzal, all of which are next to metro stations are a good way of arriving in the city. Russian Railways have an online booking system and the new high-speed Sapsan train can get you to Moscow in less than 4 hours.
A number of coach and bus companies operate lines to the city with most terminating at the central bus station at Obvodny Canal, a few Metro stops from the city centre.