Saint Petersburg airport: St Petersburg (Pulkovo) Airport (LED)

St Petersburg (Pulkovo) Airport

The international airport of Saint Petersburg has two terminals, which are some distance apart. Pulkovo 1 handles domestic flights, while Pulkovo 2 is the international terminal. There is a free shuttle bus between the terminals, but the trip takes up to 15 minutes.

NB: In 2008, the reconstruction of the international terminal was started. For the time being, all flights are being handled via Pulkovo 1. For further information, please call the number of the service center (tel: +7(0)812 331 49 21).

Rates mentioned here are in Russian rubles, €1.00 is worth approximately 36 rubles (March 2008).

Address

Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo) Airport
18/4 Pilotov Shosse
Saint Petersburg 196210
Russian Federation

Airport codes

IATA airport code: LED
ICAO airport code: ULLI

Transport

Local transport

Train

There is no train connection to Saint Petersburg Airport.

Car and bus

The airport is located 17 kilometers to the south of the city, and can be reached easily via the main road, Moskovsky Prospekt, when that road turns into the Pulkovskoe Shosse, take the first road to the right to go to the International Terminal, or the second road to the right for the Domestic Terminal.

The Airport Express (tel: +7(0)812 388 0845) stops at both terminals and leaves every 20-30 minutes for the subway stations: Moskovskaya, Tekhnologichesky

Institut and Pushkinskaya are in the center of Saint Petersburg.

Bus lines13 and 39 also connect the city and the airport. Line 13 departs from Pulkovo 2 for subway station Moskovskaya, line 39 departs from Pulkovo 1 for the same subway station, with a stop at Kievskoe Shosse.

Car rental

In the Arrivals Hall, there are service desks of car rental companies: Avis, Europcar and Hertz. You can also book a car in advance at EasyTerra, which offers a comparison of various providers.

Taxi

In front of the Arrivals Hall, there are plenty of taxis, for instance those of Peterburgskoe Taxi, Evrotaksi (tel: +7(0)812 740 1313) and Fortuna Taxi (tel: +7(0)812 322 0000). In addition, there are mini vans to Moskovskaya metro station in Saint Petersburg, they are only a little bit more expensive than a local bus.

Parking

Both terminals have extensive parking facilities. Parking in the car park at Pulkovo 2 costs 300 rubles per day, this car park is connected to the terminal building via a pedestrian bridge (which is heated in winter). The rates of the parking areas are 100 rubles an hour. In addition, there are a few free, but unsupervised, parking spaces. For further information regarding parking (tel: +7(0)812 331 49 51).

Services

Services

Hotels

The are no hotels on the airport premises. The nearest option is the Pulkovskaya Hotel (tel: +7(0)812 140 3979), 5 kilometers from the airport. For more hotels and to reserve online, see Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels at very reasonable internet rates.

Shopping and restaurants

In both terminals there are plenty of shops, restaurants, snack bars and cafés. The International Terminal has five Duty Free shops.

Baggage

At the baggage handling areas in both terminals there are lost and found counters, Pulkovo 1 (tel: +7(0)812 723 8361) Pulkovo 2 (tel: +7(0)812 324 3787).

Information

There are general information desks in both terminals (tel: +7(0)812 331 49 21). There are separate information desks for tourist information, in Pulkovo 1, in sector B of the Arrivals Hall, in Pulkovo 2, at the baggage handling area. For tourist information by phone (tel: +7(0)812 310 2822).

Business

Saint Petersburg Airport has business lounges with telephone and fax facilities, in Pulkovo 1 (tel: +7(0)812 331 4786), in Pulkovo 2 (tel: +7(0)812 704 3434). In addition, there are meeting and conference rooms for a maximum of 120 people. For further information (tel: +7(0)812 324 3614, fax: +7(0)812 704 3682).

The Pulkovskaya Hotel (see Hotels), offers extensive business facilities, including meeting rooms, a conference hall for a maximum of 500 people, and a business center, this hotels also provides translation services.

Disabled facilities

Saint Petersburg Airport is very accessible for disabled people. There are modified elevators and toilets. In addition, assistance is available for boarding and disembarking.

Other services

In both terminals, there are exchange offices and ATM's. Also, both terminals have a post office, where you can use copying machines and telecommunication services. Wireless internet is available. In addition, there are First Aid stations in both terminals, Pulkovo 1 (tel: +7(0)812 704 1769), Pulkovo 2 (tel: +7(0)812 324 3734). There is also a pharmacy.

Contact

Contact

Address

Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo) Airport
18/4 Pilotov Shosse
Saint Petersburg 196210
Russian Federation

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +7(0)8 812 704 3822 (Pulkovo 1); +7(0)8 812 704 3444 (Pulkovo 2)
Fax: not available
Email: via contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport code: LED
ICAO airport code: ULLI

Websites