The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

28 June 31 October 2014

St. Petersburg, Russia The State Hermitage Museum

Getting to St.Petersburg

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Getting here by plane

Pulkovo Airport is the international airport serving St. Petersburg, located in the south of the city, approximately 15 km from the city center. The city can be reached by taxi, or city and shuttle buses.

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Pulkovo website

You will receive an immigration card on arrival to St. Petersburg, please keep this safe throughout your stay, as you will need to hand it in on your departure from the city. When leaving St. Petersburg, it is recommended that passengers arrive early to the airport.

Getting there by train

The main St. Petersburg train stations below can be reached from various locations in Russia and neighboring regions:

Ladozhsky station

Zanevsky pr. 73
Metro: Ladozhskaya
T: +7 812 436 53 10
Trains to and from Murmansk, Vologda, Svetogorsk, Kostomuksha

Moskovsky station

Nevsky pr. 85
Metro: Pl. Vosstaniya
T: +7 812 457 44 28
Trains to and from Moscow and locations south of Moscow

Vitebsky station

Zagorodny pr. 52
Metro: Pushkinskaya
T: +7 812 457 59 39
Trains to and from Pushkin, Pavlovsk, Brest, Odessa, Smolensk, Kiev, Minsk, Prague, Warsaw, Tallinn, Riga, Berlin, Dnepropetrovsk, Budapest, Vilnius

Bookings can be made online via Russian Railways' official website.

Getting there by coach

It is possible to travel to St. Petersburg by coach from an increasing number of international destinations, with coach travel particularly popular between St. Petersburg and Helsinki, and between St. Petersburg and the Baltic States. Located on the embankment of the Obvodny Canal, St. Petersburg's Central Bus Station is the terminal for most Russian intercity buses (including daily services from Moscow), as well as international services from Munich, Warsaw, Minsk, Helsinki, and the Baltics.

Lux Express
An Estonian company operating coach services throughout the Baltics and Eastern Europe, Lux Express offers direct services to St. Petersburg from Riga and Tallinn, both of which arrive in front of the Baltic Station (Baltiysky Vokzal). 

This Latvian firm currently operates bus services to St. Petersburg direct from Vilnius, Tallinn, Riga, Kiev and Odessa, although their huge network of services means that if you choose to travel by coach to St. Petersburg from almost anywhere in Europe, there is a good chance you will arrive on an Ecolines bus. All Ecolines services arrive at and depart from the car park next to Vitebsky Station in the city centre, metro Pushkinskaya.

Bus stations

Nabreshnaya Obvodnogo Kanal 36
Metro: Obvodny Kanal
T: +7 812 766 57 77
Open 06:30–23:30

Tickets for domestic and international buses

Podyezdnoy Pereulok. 3
Metro: Pushkinskaya
T: +7 812 325 21 52
Open 07:00–22:00

Eurolines Russia
Mitrofanyevskoe Shosse 2-1
Metro: Baltiiskaya
T: +7 812 441 37 57
Open 09:00–21:00
Daily buses to Tallinn and Riga