Gorod Sankt-Peterburg Transportation

  • Pulkovo 2
    Pulkovo 2
    by nyperose
  • Pulkovo 2
    Pulkovo 2
    by nyperose
  • Pulkovo 2
    Pulkovo 2
    by nyperose

Gorod Sankt-Peterburg Transportation

  • Metro

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    Using the metro is very easy. Cost 28 roubles. You are given a voucher that you place in slot as you walk through. Note there is a separate entrance to the exit. There are plenty of signs indicating stations in the subway station and in the train itself. (See photos)It is all very easy. Trains seem to run every minute or 2 minutes so Russians don't...

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  • Buses

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    St Peterline shuttle At 3:30 ,We made our way back to St Isaacs Cathedral to catch the first shuttle back to the ferry.We wondered if it would even be there and were prepared to take a taxi if need be. But when we arrived there it was .So in about 15 minutes we were back at the terminal. Easy breezy .

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  • Trains

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    We were on a group tour through Russia and our journey from St Petersburg to Moscow was on the fast train. Luxury travel,very fast, and comfortable. The trip took approximately 4 hours with a few stops along the way. We passed many large industrial complex which were derelict, it looked as though the business had closed up and everyone walked...

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  • By Sea

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    St Peterline - St Petersburg - Helsinki Good crossing and comfortable trip . We had the dinner buffet , with the included glass of champagne .We ate enough caviar to do us for a long time. Before dinner we had the Happy Hour Martina's and bloody Mary's and enjoyed the piano music. After dinner we watched the show...It was a group from Brazil...

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  • Taxis

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    Guidebooks tell you that on arrival, you should get your taxi from the official taxi desk in the airport arrival hall, where the agent will give you a paper saying how much it will cost to your destination. When we went to that desk, there was a man standing in front of it, in addition to a woman seated in the booth, and he was wearing a suit,...

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  • By Plane

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    Pulkovo is an international airport of SPB. It has two terminals. Pulkovo1 and 2. All major airlines fly to/from here. Aeroflot is Russian airways and has many domestic flights all over the country. S7 is one of other big airlines.

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  • Outing

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    Saint Petersburg is made for walkers. Even in Winter you can find plenty to see. But if you get tired, the Metro subway systems is fun and only about 17 Rubles. The long escalators into these tunnels, which can double as bomb shelters, is quite an experince. Even if you don't take the Metro a trip down and back up the escalator is worth the 17...

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  • By Car

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    Taxi from the Theatre We were fortunate enough to grab a cab in front of the Marlinski theater when we exited. He wanted 1000ruples for the ride but I got him down to 500. The hotel told us that we should pay more than that for the ride back, and to clarify it before we got in the car. It worked out well. Great and busy day in St. Petersburg...

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  • Canals and Rivers

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    Being composed of a mainland as well as islands, St. Petersburg's many parts are separated by the Neva River and its branches the Moika River, and canals connected by an unbelievable number of bridges. Seeing St. Petersburg from a waterside perspective was a great experience. We boarded a river/canal boat which was great for sightseeing with...

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  • by Bike

    Saint Petersburg Transportation

    With the increasing automobile traffic and lack of bicycle lanes or paths, St. Petersburg is difficult for bicycles. Not to mention icy roads in winter. However, outside the city there is almost always a footpath off the road for people. Many of these are paved and can make bicycling possible. In 2007 the first bicylce tours started , 10:30 on...

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  • cars in St.-Petersburg

    Traffic in St-Petersburg is quite crazy. I prefer to move in there by metro, bus or marshrutka.Marshrutka is a share taxi in Russia. The role of the modern Marshrutka is basically similar to the minibus in other countries except some implementations of Marshrutka do allow standing capacity.The cars, what moving on the streets of the city, are...

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  • Saint-Petersburg Metro

    Saint Petersburg Metro is formerly known as Leningrad Metro, the system exhibits many typical Soviet designs and features exquisite decorations and artwork making it one of the most attractive and elegant metros in the world. Due to the city's unique geology, the Saint Petersburg Metro is the deepest subway system in the world (~80m). Serving...

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  • Volga cars.

    If Lada are cars for the masses, then Volgas are the iconic big car in Russia & the former USSR.Wikipedia seems to be the best website, detailing past & present models.

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  • Lada, Russia's people's car.

    If Chevrolet is the iconic American brand, then Lada is surely the car that symbolises Russia and (especially) the latter years of the USSR. I feel this page will be incomplete without paying tribute to this modern classic.Lada is the brand name which the cars made by Autovaz (ABTOBA3) are known by in the west.Lada first came to Britain at the 1973...

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  • Taxidrivers in CCCP times

    Taxidrivers in CCCP-times were easily to be found at the port - It was a special type of driver, not afraid of police-controls - or rather with good connections to the police.To get crew-members from the ship to town, was a good chance to get foreign currencies - worth a fortune in Russia.Taxidrivers in the city would normally not understand...

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  • The ship "Meteor" to St.Petersburg from...

    After exursions and walking in Petergof you can go to St.Peterburg bu speed ship "Meteor". Ships cruise regulary and the price is 400 RUB (11,60EUR). After 40 min and you are in St. Petersburg near the Copper Horseman.

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  • Maxi taxi bus to Pushkin town

    Ekateina's II residence, Pushkin town. You have to go by metro till station "Moskovskaya" and find maxi taxi buses. Ticket costs 25 RUB (0.72EUR). The town's name Pushkin because there is the school where Alexandr Pushkin was learning. Befor that time the town name was "Tsarskoye selo" ("Kings residention). In the Ekaterina's II palace is famous...

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  • Maxi taxi bus to Petergof

    Petergof or Petrodvorec was Russian kings summerresidence. Petergof is 28 km far from St.Petersburg. You can go there by metro till station "Avtovo".Then take one of maxi-taxi buses (price 25 RUB - 0,72EUR). Usually there are many long rows of people who waiting for maxi taxi. You will find the stopeasy.

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  • Ships

    As a mentioned in my first St.Petersburg travel page there are many canals and rivers. You will have an interesting exursion by ship an time you like: morning, day or night. Night trips by ship are expensive than day exursions. For example, for the day trip you will pay 200 RUB (5,8EUR) for the night trip - 400RUB (11.60EUR).In the photo is Moyka -...

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  • Take a cruise-ship

    To take a cruise-ship is certainly the most elegant way to visit this beautiful place.And while our passengers were forced to book for guided tours in order to go ashore and had to strictly stay with the group......Crewmembers could go ashore WITHOUT any visa and go where-ever they wanted !

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  • take a hydrofoil

    another great and quick means of transportation: The Hydrofoil. I once took this one from the Hermitage to Petrodworez.

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