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Trip St Petersburg Helsinki

Plan your trip by plane, ferry, train, carpooling from St Petersburg to Helsinki

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How to get from St Petersburg to Helsinki?

We are suggesting 11 routes by plane, ferry, train, carpooling to plan your trip St Petersburg Helsinki. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport St Petersburg Helsinki

For your trip from St Petersburg (Russia) to Helsinki (Finland) with a distance of 186 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, train, ferry and/or plane, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
There is a direct ferry crossing which will allow you to reach Helsinki from St Petersburg.
You will embark at the port of St Petersburg at 3 mi from St Petersburg aboard a ship of St. Peter Line. The ferry will dock in the port of Helsinki West Terminal at 1.2 mi from Helsinki. We advise you to show up at the port of St Petersburg for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
The train St Petersburg Helsinki is a direct bound.
Trains Allegro of Allegro or Russian Railways to Helsinki leave from St. Petersburg Finlyandsky railway station in St Petersburg. Arrival in Helsinki will take place at Helsinki station (0.1 mi from the city centre).
The direct flight St Petersburg > Helsinki will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave St Petersburg and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Pulkovo LED airport, 9.9 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Helsinki (Helsinki-Vantaa airport, IATA code: HEL) operated by Finnair or Rossiya.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route St Petersburg-Vyborg will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between St Petersburg and Helsinki?

Ferry companies
The ships of St. Peter Line ensure the maritime connection between the port of St Petersburg and the one of Helsinki (Helsinki West Terminal at 1.2 mi from the city)
The ferries of Viking Line make the crossing between Tallinn and Helsinki where they serve the ports of Tallinn Terminal A and Helsinki West Terminal respectively 0.5 mi and 1.2 mi distant from their city centre.
The boats of Eckerö Line navigate on the line between the port of Tallinn Terminal A and the one of Helsinki (Helsinki Hansa Terminal at 9.9 mi from the city)
The ships of Tallink ensure the maritime connection between Tallinn and Helsinki where they serve the ports of Tallinn Terminal D and Helsinki West Terminal respectively 0.6 mi and 1.2 mi distant from their city centre.
Airlines
Finnair carries out a flight from Pulkovo LED airport situated 9.9 mi away from the city centre of St Petersburg to Helsinki (arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport)
Rossiya flies on the route from Pulkovo LED airport (located 9.9 mi from St Petersburg, Russia) to Helsinki (serving Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport)
Railway companies
Allegro provides a rail connection St Petersburg-Helsinki with the train Allegro from St. Petersburg Finlyandsky railway station (1.8 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Helsinki at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
Russian Railways transports passengers on a rail line from St Petersburg to Helsinki with the train which leaves Saint Petersburg Ladozhsky station to arrive at Helsinki railway station ( Finland)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride St Petersburg-Vyborg (75.2 mi)

Stop cities from St Petersburg or cities to visit near Helsinki

When travelling from Helsinki to St Petersburg by carpooling, train, ferry, plane, you might have to change at Tallinn located at 52 mi from Helsinki (Estonia) Vyborg 75 mi away from St Petersburg and situated at 136 mi from Helsinki (Russia). If you have some time on your way to Helsinki or back to St Petersburg, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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