About St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport (LED)
Russia’s busiest airport outside of the greater Moscow area, St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport is located a short distance from St Petersburg. Our St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport guide includes airport contact details as well as information on terminal facilities, public transport options and nearby hotels.
An information kiosk (tel: +7 812 337 3444) is located on the ground floor of the terminal directly in front of the main entrance. There is also a tourist information office within the terminal.
The airport is a 30 minute drive from the centre of St Petersburg. From the city centre, head south along Sadovaya Street, before taking a left onto southbound Moskovsky Avenue. This road leads directly past the airport entrance; follow signs to the terminal.
St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport is located 14km (9 miles) south of St Petersburg.
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Public transport road:
Bus: City buses number 39 and 39A connect the airport with the Moskovskaya metro station in the centre of St Petersburg. Bus 39 (journey time: 30-35 minutes; fare: 30py6) leaves the airport every 12-20 minutes, while the 39A express non-stop city bus (journey time: 15-20 minutes; fare: 28py6) departs from the airport every 25-30 minutes. Both buses leave from the bus stop outside the Arrivals exit.
Shuttle: Travellers can take the K39 minivan service to reach the city centre in 15-20 minutes (fare: 40py6). The minivan service departs from the bus stop outside Arrivals every five minutes.
There are also minibuses that are only marginally more expensive than local buses; these depart for St Petersburg from outside both terminals and run to Moskovskaya metro station.
Taxi: Fully licensed taxis are in operation at the airport with Taxi Pulkovo counters being located in the arrivals hall on the first floor of the terminal. The fare into the city is a fixed rate that ranges from 800py6 to 1400py6 depending on distance; a pre-pay facility is available.
ATMs are available in Arrivals and Departures. A fully operational bank, also offering currency exchange services, is available in Arrivals.
There is a selection of cafés, bars and restaurants at St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. Options include several fast food chains, coffee shops and an Irish style bar.
There are a number of shops at St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport including newsagents, flower shops and souvenir retailers. Duty-free shopping is available in the terminal.
Luggage storage is available (tel: +7 921 859 5533), along with a porter service (tel:+7 921 859 5511). A lost and found service (tel: +7 812 337 3822) is available through the airport's information desk. For any luggage lost during a flight, contact the airline directly. Baggage trolleys are available free of charge.
Other facilities available at St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport include a pharmacy, first aid centre and baby changing facilities.
St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport is accessible for disabled passengers. There are lifts and designated toilets in the terminal, and an ambulift is available for boarding or disembarking aircrafts. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel.
St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport provides several parking options for passengers. P1, P2 and P3 are all short-term parking lots and are located within walking distance of the terminal, while P4, the long-term lot, is further away and connected by a free shuttle bus service operating every 15 minutes.
Car hire companies, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty operate at the airport. Car rental desks are located on the ground floor of the terminal.