St Petersburg Airport (LED)
Location: The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of St
Time: Local time is GMT +3 (GMT +4 from the last Sunday
The two airport terminals are a considerable distance apart and
are only connected by taxi; fares are usually exorbitant.
Bus No.13 leaves for Moskovskaya Metro Station from outside
Terminal 2, from where metros go to the city centre. Taxis are also
available from both terminals; prebooking a taxi is far cheaper.
Passengers who are staying in a major hotel can arrange to be
Hertz car rental is represented at both terminals.
Taxis are available outside the terminal. Be sure to agree on a
price before leaving the airport as tourists are often
Pulkovo is a 'no frills' airport. There are some services
available however, including a few duty-free shops, a bureau de
change, snack bars, restaurants, a post office, Internet access and
Free parking is offered in unguarded lots close to both
terminals. Otherwise parking near Terminal 1 costs RUB 100 per hour
or RUB 350 per day. Parking for Terminal 2 incurs the same hourly
rate, but costs RUB 400 daily.
Departure Tax: None.