Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport

General information

Pulkovo Airport is a modern airport, for a long time it consisted of two terminals: Pulkovo-1 and Pulkovo-2. In December 2013 Terminal 1 (New Terminal) was put into operation for all domestic and international flights to and from the airport. Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport is mainly used by Russian airlines such as Rossiya Airlines, S7 Airlines, Smartavia (successor Nordavia) and Ural Airlines. The airport handles about 20 million passengers a year and is the fourth airport in Russia, after Moscow Sheremetyevo, Moscow Domodedovo and Moscow Vnukovo.


Where is Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport situated?

Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport is located south of the city. It lies close to the E95 motorway (Pulkovskoe Shosse) and is therefore easily accessible by car.

How many terminals does Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport have?

The airport has one large terminal that is formed by the new terminal and the renovated terminal Pulkovo-1.

Airport Map



The distance from Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport to the centre of Saint Petersburg is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 35 minutes to get to the centre of Saint Petersburg.

From LED Airport to Saint Petersburg City centre by Car
22 km
35 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport you can travel by bus and metro. Visit the Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Saint Petersburg is about RUB 1050.-. Book your taxi at Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LED Airport to Saint Petersburg City centre by Taxi
22 km
35 min
RUB 1050.-

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Car rental

At Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Sixt, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport.



Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Aeroflot
  • S7 Airlines
  • Ural Airlines
  • RusLine
  • Lufthansa


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Crowne Plaza St.Petersburg Airport, Saint Petersburg

Situated close to Pulkovo International Airport, this hotel offers a free shuttle bus to/from Moskovskaya Metro Station and the airport terminal on a schedule. A free health club and free Wi-Fi are offered here.


Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg

Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovo Airport is directly connected by a covered walkway with Pulkovo Terminal 1 and features 18 high-tech meeting rooms and a fitness centre. Guests can use public airport parking at surcharge.


Pulkovo Hotel, Saint Petersburg

Pulkovo Hotel offers accommodation in Saint Petersburg, 3 km from Pulkovo International Airport. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and a sauna with a plunge pool. Certain units have a seating area where you can relax.

Hotels in Saint Petersburg

Looking for the best hotels in Saint Petersburg? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Domina St.Petersburg, Saint Petersburg

Located 2 minutes’ walk from St. Isaac’s Cathedral, this hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a 24-hour reception. All the comfortable rooms at Domina Hotel feature extraordinary design.


Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, Saint Petersburg

This hotel in St Petersburg overlooks the Palace Square and the State Hermitage Museum. It offers free Wi-Fi.


Saint-Petersburg Hotel, Saint Petersburg

Great views of Saint Petersburg and the Neva River, and spacious rooms are offered by this hotel. It is centrally located on Pirogov Embankment. The Saint-Petersburg Hotel has modern rooms with cable TV, desk, and seating area.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Pushkin: Catherine Palace and Gardens Guided Tour

Skip the line and tour the palace of Catherine the Great and see its magnificent Amber Room. Explore the Russian garden art of the grounds surrounding the palace on this 3-hour guided tour.


St. Petersburg: Hop-on Hop-off Bus and Boat Tour

· See the very best of St Petersburg with a 24, 48 or 72-hour hop-on-hop-off bus tour. If you opt for a ticket that includes the 1-day boat tour, you'll get see this pretty city from the water.

Tour & transport

St. Petersburg Visa-Free 2-Day Shore Excursion

See St. Petersburg's main attractions on this private 2-day shore excursion – with no visa required. Visit all the famous city landmarks including the Peter and Paul Fortress, the State Hermitage Museum, the Peterhof Palace, and the Catherine Palace.


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