Flights from Manchester to St Petersburg
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- Tue 5 NovMANLEDSat 9 NovLEDMANRyanair + Wizz Air UKIndirectfrom £125
- Thu 7 NovMANLEDWed 13 NovLEDMANRyanair + Wizz Air UKIndirectfrom £127
- Sat 16 NovMANLEDWed 20 NovLEDMANRyanair + Wizz Air UKIndirectfrom £136
Flight information Manchester to St Petersburg Pulkovo
Cheapest return price last month
Average flight time, total distance 1302 miles
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St Petersburg Pulkovo
Frequently asked questions
You have several options for connecting flights that travel from Manchester to St. Petersburg. Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, and Swiss Air all offer cheap flights from Manchester to St. Petersburg. Other airlines that you can book with include Air France, Finnair, KLM, Austrian, and British Airways.
Flights from Manchester to St. Petersburg depart the UK each day of the week. Some of the flights leave in the evening, putting the arrival in Russia on the following day. Many of the cheap flights from Manchester to St. Petersburg depart in the morning, but even with two stops, these flights could get you there in the afternoon on the same day.
Austrian and Lufthansa have flights from Manchester to St. Petersburg that make two stops. Those layovers are usually in Frankfurt and Vienna. The majority of the other routes only involve one layover. Lufthansa usually has passengers stop in Frankfurt, and people flying from Manchester to St. Petersburg on Brussels Airlines will stop in Brussels. Air France flights stop in Paris, and British Airways planes touch down in London.
To get through ticketing and security with plenty of time, plan on arriving at Manchester Airport (MAN) two hours before departure. If you're on an early morning flight, you might consider staying in a hotel near the airport.
Manchester Airport has three terminals. Swiss, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, and Finnair fly out of Terminal 1. KLM, Air France and British Airways leave from Terminal 3.
Pulkovo Airport (LED) serves the St. Petersburg region, and it has one terminal. You can visit the airport's restaurants and cafes before picking up your luggage. Once you've passed through customs, head over to ground transport. On the first floor, you'll find an area where you can get a taxi. The officially recognised taxis that can take you to St. Petersburg are operated by Taxi Pulkovo. You can even pay your fare ahead of time at a counter in the airport.
You could also take the city bus into St. Petersburg. Lines 39Ex and 39 run to the Moskovskaya metro station and beyond. Minivan taxi K39 also travels to the metro station.
What to Expect When Arriving in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is two hours ahead of Manchester, so it shouldn't take too long to adjust to the time difference.
You'll have to find a place to get rubles. There will be exchange centres in the airport, and this may be the most convenient choice. There are also exchange centres throughout the city. Many of them are found at hotels, banks, and shopping centres. Notify your bank if you plan on withdrawing money from an ATM or making purchases with your card.
If you're looking to save money while in the city, smaller restaurants that cater to a local crowd should be more affordable than those marketed toward English speakers.
The Weather in St. Petersburg
Summers are pleasant with long days and highs in the low 20s °C. It does rain frequently, so bring a light jacket. In the winter, there are many days in which temperatures stay below freezing, so be sure to dress warm when travelling from Manchester to St. Petersburg.
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