Transport in the city

In order to go from one part of the city to another you can use public, commercial and private transport. There is also  water transport which can not be classified by the mentioned categories.

Buses, trolleybuses, trams, metro (subway) are the means of public transport. The fare for a single ride is the least expensive.

The buses with a letter “K” before the number, mini-buses, are the means of commercial transport.

Taxis can be considered to be a private transport.

You can find an interactive transport map in English here rusavtobus You can also use the Google searcher.

Busy time with 5-day Petersburg Card. Off season

In this article I am offering you, my friends a very eventful 3-day vacation in St. Petersburg with the help of Petersburg Card. I have already reviewed the combo-cards for the travelers which allow to save a lot of money during city exploration. If you buy the cards online and plan your vacation ahead this […]

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Busy time with 3-day Petersburg Card. Off season weekend

In this article I am offering you, my friends a very eventful 3-day vacation in St. Petersburg with the help of Petersburg Card. I have already reviewed the combo-cards for the travelers which allow to save a lot of money during city exploration. If you buy the cards online and plan your vacation ahead this […]

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Unusual stations of St. Petersburg subway

May be you have already noticed while reading about the subway lines of St. Petersburg that some of the subway stations differ from others. It seems rational for me to notify about critical features of some stations, so your subway ride will be full of joy. Check the map of the subway there, note the stations, if […]

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St. Petersburg. Basic info about the subway, lines, peculiarities

Description and peculiarities of subway and the underground stations of St Petersburg It is the most northern subway in Russia. It’s most northern station is – Parnas (Парнас), the most western- Primorskaya (Приморская). St. Petersburg has the deepest subway in the world. It’s average depth is 57 meters. Admiralteyskaya station is the deepest station in […]

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The car rent

The roads are not very smooth, the traffic police are very attentive to the cars which don’t follow the traffic rules. Traffic jams are very frequent in the city and  there is not a sufficient number of  places to park in the center (the car can be evacuated). Nevertheless, having the car gives you the […]

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Taxi in St. Petersburg

If you are going to order the taxi by phone, the sequence is the following: you call the telephone number, you tell a point of departure and arrival, you ask about the price or the operator says that, if you agree, the order is made.  Some taxi services accept credit/debit cards for peyment, ask the […]

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The water transport

There is the water transport in the city which is called aquabus. This transport allows passing the traffic jams of the city. It is also good for looking at the city from the water. Right now there is only one route in the city. The stops are as follows: Bronze horseman; Summer Garden; The Finland […]

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The ways to pay for the subway ride

The types of subway passes Refilling the card/ buying the token             It is possible to ride the subway in two ways: using the tokens or putting a contactless smart card to a turnstile. The tokens are good for infrequent travel in the subway, and also for night travel (according […]

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The commercial transport

Commercial transport vs public transport Advice The difference between the public transport and the commercial transport: the appearance –  commercial buses which look in the same way as the regular ones have the “K” letter in front of the number and the minibuses are always the commercial buses; the differences in stops – the public […]

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Subway

Here you can find: General information The main rules of behavior in the subway Take note Night bus Night subway General information The subway hub consists of 5 lines. Most of the stations work from 5:45 until the midnight (you can check the schedule here). The Petersburg subway is the second-large underground transport system in […]

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