Cheap Flights from London to St Petersburg Pulkovo

Flight information London to St Petersburg Pulkovo

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Average flight time, total distance 1295 miles

3h 15min

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British Airways

St Petersburg Pulkovo

1 airport

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This information is correct as of March 2016

Airlines that fly from London to St Petersburg

British Airways are the only airline offering direct flights from London to St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport.

Terminal Information

London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is located to the west of Central London, the airport has four terminals and British Airways flights to St Petersburg, Russia depart from Terminal 5, British Airway’s exclusive terminal. You should arrive at London Heathrow Airport at least three hours before your flight to St Petersburg is due to depart. Checking in online or by mobile between 24 and 1 hour before your flight will give you some extra time to spend in the departure lounge, if you do decide to check in at the airport the check-in desks close 1 hour before the flight.

In the Terminal 5 departure lounge at Heathrow Airport there are many shops ranging from the airport favourites; duty free stores, Boots, and WHSmith alongside fashion brands such as Burberry, Tiffany & Co., Cartier and Harrods. Restaurants and cafes at Terminal 5 are Apostrophe, Bridge Costa Coffee, Pret and Dining Street.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout Heathrow Airport, if you need a faster service you can upgrade.

St Petersburg Airport

St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport serves St. Petersburg, Russia, 20km away. The airport has one terminal and the arrivals hall has ATMs, coffee shops, a convenience store, and onward travel options.

You can reach St Petersburg by bus, taxi or car hire. There are three main bus services all of which depart from the bus stop outside of Arrivals and travel to Moskovskaya metro station; the Express 39 departs every 25-30 minutes and travels direct, taking 20 minutes, the City Bus 39 departs every 12-20 minutes with a journey time of 25 minutes, both of these buses cost 30 RUB for a single fare. The K39 minivan taxi bus departs every 5 minutes and takes 15-20 minutes, a single fare is 40 RUB.

Taxis are available from the airport, head to the Taxi Pulkovo desk on the first floor of the Arrivals Hall and you can pay in advance, or the driver at the end of the journey. A typical fare to St. Petersburg is around £15.

Car hire desks at St. Petersburg Airport are located on the first floor of Arrivals, you will have Avis, Sixt, Europcar, Hertz, and Thrifty to choose from.

What to Expect in St Petersburg

The climate in St. Petersburg is generally cooler than London, summers are a few degrees cooler however winters in St. Petersburg are more extreme with regular lows of -10oc.

The currency of St. Petersburg is the Russian Ruble. You will find the majority of costs in the city to be at least half of the price you would be paying in London. A three course meal for two will cost around £20, beers are £2.50 or less, and a bottle of house wine is around £5. Single fares on pubclu transport are less than £0.50.

St Petersburg, Russia is three hours ahead of London, UK.

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