Passenger guide - Saint Petersburg airport (LED) 

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Saint Petersburg airport (LED)

Pulkovo Airport, opened on June 24, 1932, is one of the most important in Russia and serves the city of Saint Petersburg. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in Europe, Northern Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 16.1 million passengers went through it during 2017.
Tel: +7 812 337 3444 / 3822. Information desks on the ground floor, across from the terminal entrance, and on the first floor. Tourist center on level 2.



The airport is located 17 km (10 miles) to the south of downtown Saint Petersburg.

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There are car rental desks from companies Avis (Tel +7 812 324 6109 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm) and Sixt (Tel +7 812 309 0355 - 24 hours a day) on the ground floor.

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The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post office, VIP lounges, mobile phone services, charging stations and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Meeting and conference facilities in several hotels nearby.

Food and Drinks- Both before and after the security checkpoint there are restaurants, bars, fast food outlets and coffee shops. TGI Friday's, Puro Gusto, Starbucks, Il Patio, Planeta Sushi and Shokoladnitsa open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Stores with duty-free items in the Departures area of floors 2 and 3, accessories, perfumes, cosmetics, flowers, souvenirs, books, newspapers and magazines, apparel, jewellery.
Baggage- Carts for free in the baggage reclaim area and the Departures lounge. Secure wrapping 24 hours a day next to the luggage recollection area (Tel +7 909 578 2045). Porter and left luggage services on the ground floor (Tel +7 921 859 5533). Lost and found office next to the baggage reclaim area, available from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +7 812 331 4244).
Other Services- Baby care facilities, children's playgrounds, first aid room, chapel, pharmacies.


Bus - There are services between the airport and Moskovskaya metro station. Line 39 leaves every 12-20 minutes from 5:30 am to 1:30 am and the trip takes 30-35 min. Intermediate stops include the Metro shopping center, Ploshchad Pobedy and Altayskaya. Express bus 39Ex departs from 5:25 am to 0:20 am, with frequencies of 25-30 min. Journey time is 20 min. Minibus K39 takes 15-20 min. and leaves every 5 min. between 7:00 am and 11:30 pm. Stops are located opposite the Arrivals Hall. More information

Taxi - Taxi Pulkovo (Tel +7 812 677 8635) is the official airport provider. The company has counters in the Arrivals Hall, on the first floor of the terminal. The trip to the city centre takes 15-20 minutes.


The Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovo Airport (Tel +7 812 640 5500) is connected to the terminal through a covered walkway. Other accommodations in the surroundings provide transfer services for their guests. Crowne Plaza St. Petersburg Airport (Tel +7 812 240 4200), Pulkovo Hotel (Tel +7 812 704 3501), Apart-Hotel Pulkovo 7 (Tel +7 921 946 0733), Motel Ruslan (Tel +7 960 246 4550), Hampton by Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum (Tel +7 812 647 7474), Hilton Hotel St. Petersburg ExpoForum (Tel +7 812 647 7484), Apart-Hotel Pulkovskoe 14b (Tel +7 911 922 5800), Imperial Aparthotel (Tel +7 812 407 3898), Nevsky Apart Salut (Tel +7 812 703 3860).


Different parking areas are available and open around the clock. More information: Tel +7 812 324 3781. Fees

P1 - Covered parking located next to the terminal.
P2 & P3 - Uncovered lots for short stays, 5-7 minutes away from the main building.
P4 - For long stays, with complimentary shuttles every 15 min.


If you have a disability or experience mobility difficulties, you may require special assistance or wheelchairs at the airport. To that end, you must inform your airline about your particular needs at the time of booking or at least 48 hours before your flight. There is also an ambulift to board and disembark from the plane, a special waiting room, adapted toilets, elevators and free parking spaces. Unaccompanied minors between 5 and 12 years old will be assisted by the airline crew from their point of departure until their final destination. More information: Tel +7 921 981 8344 / 858 5671.

Latest updates: April, 09, 2018
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