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Flights to St Petersburg

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St Petersburg is an exciting city brimming with historical sights, imperial architecture and a well-preserved cultural heritage. Founded in 1703 by Tsar Peter the Great, it arose from swampland to become Russia's cultural and artistic centre and one of the most opulent capitals of its time until the Russian Revolution in 1917. Nowadays the skyline is decorated by sumptuous baroque and neoclassical buildings and trips to St Petersburg, Russia's second largest city after Moscow, are defined by visits to emblematic sights such as the Palace Square, statues and fountains of the Alexandrovsky Garden and the Nevsky Prospekt. Check out our offers flight + hotel to St-Petersburg!

Things to do and places to see in St Petersburg

Visitors to St Petersburg will find the city is packed full of palaces and beautiful museums, architectural highlights and artistic gems that it can be hard to know where to begin. You can start by walking down the Nevsky Prospekt and then pay a visit to the Winter Palace and the Hermitage. Spend some time walking through splendid squares and admiring stunning churches, statues and riverside views. Catch your breath with a piping hot chocolate and then visit St Isaac's Cathedral. For entertainment, there can be nowhere more atmospheric than the Mikhanlovsky Theatre.

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St Petersburg airports

Flights to St Petersburg land at Pulkovo International Airport, which operates domestic and international flights and is the third busiest airport in Russia.

Pulkovo International Airport

Top airlines

A number of major airlines operate cheap flights to St Petersburg including: Lufthansa, Emirates and AirBerlin.


Pulkovo International Airport is 14 miles outside St Petersburg city centre.

Transport options

Access to and from Pulkovo International Airport is possible by car via the Pulkovskoye Shosse highway, from which there are marked airport exits. Visitors travelling by bus can take the number 39, 39Ex and minibus number K39 from the airport to connect with Moskovskaya metro station. Taxis are available and can be organised in the arrivals hall.

FAQ's about St Petersburg

How can I find cheap flights to St Petersburg at Opodo?
Opodo combines different technologies to find the cheapest options to St Petersburg based on real searches from customers in our platform. Our offers have a combination of different airlines so you can pick the flight that better suits your needs.
When's the best time to book flights to St Petersburg?
The top month to book flights to St Petersburg is October, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for St Petersburg flights is September. In third place: July. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to St Petersburg, read on.
When's the best time to go to St Petersburg?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to St Petersburg is... October. The next best month to travel to St Petersburg is December. And let's not forget August, the third top choice for when to go to St Petersburg. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to St Petersburg is January.
Which airlines fly to St Petersburg from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to St Petersburg include:
  • Scandinavian Airlines, with flights from London to St Petersburg and Edinburgh and also from Manchester.
Indirect flights from the UK to St Petersburg include:
  • Scandinavian Airlines, which flies from London and Edinburgh and also from Manchester.
  • Finnair, with flights from Manchester and Edinburgh to St Petersburg plus London.
  • Lufthansa, which has flights from Manchester and London as well as from Birmingham to St Petersburg.
How far is St Petersburg’s airport from the city centre?
St Petersburg’s airport Pulkovo is located 9 miles from the city centre.
What is the weather like in St Petersburg?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to St Petersburg is in June, July and August, when the average temperature reaches 16.82 °C, while May, June and April are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 113.63 hours. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit St Petersburg during the months of January, February and March to experience an average of -4.81 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during September, May and June, when the average precipitation in St Petersburg is 6.58 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.
Airport code LED The IATA code for the arrival airport on flights to St Petersburg is LED
Most popular airline Aeroflot Most popular airline with flights to St Petersburg
High season October According to search data from our customers, October is the busiest time to fly to St Petersburg
Low season January According to search data from our customers, January is the least busy time to fly to St Petersburg

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