In Pulkovo Airport passengers can be handled either in Pulkovo 1 or in Pulkovo 2 terminals, depending on the point of
Pulkovo 1 terminal handles passengers of domestic flights and flights beyond Russian Federation (CIS and flights to
Pulkovo 2 terminal handles international flights. Terminal has arrivals and departures halls connected by a gallery.
Pulkovo is the 4th busiest in Russia after Moscow's Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo andVnukovo airports. While the
number of domestic and international flights increased, the number of passengers stagnated between 1990 (4,837,000)
and 2006 (just over 5 million) while the share of international traffic rose. It is anticipated that by 2025 Pulkovo airport
will handle 17 million passengers.
Pulkovo Airport is within 15 km from the centre of Saint-Petersburg. You can easily get to the city («Moskovskaya» metro station is the nearest), using city bus or a
In Pulkovo 1 the city bus #39 stop is opposite the exit from the arrival hall #1, which is on the ground floor of the terminal. The bus runs between Pulkovo 1 terminal
and "Moskovskaya" metro station every 12-20 minutes from 5.30 a.m. till 01.30 a.m. The trip takes 30-35 minutes.
Opposite the central building of Pulkovo 2 terminal there are two bus stops for city bus #13, going to:
»"Moskovskaya" metro station (bus stop is closer to arrivals terminal);
»to Aviagorodok (bus stop is closer to departures terminal).
»5.40 a.m. on week-days;
»6.00 a.m. on week-ends.
The bus plies every 13-20 minutes.
The trip takes 20-25 minutes.
Shuttle bus K39 constantly runs between Pulkovo 1 terminal and «Moskovskaya» metro station. The shuttle bus stop is opposite the exit from domestic flights Arrival
To get to the city from Pulkovo 2 terminal one can take shuttle buses K3, 39A, K113. Their stop is closer to arrivals hall. The stop which is closer to departures hall is
for the buses to Aviagorodok.
Shuttle bus 39A goes along Pulkovo highway from the airport to «Moskovskaya» metro station.
Shuttle bus K3 has the following route:
»Pulkovo 2 terminal
›"Moskovskaya" metro station
›"Park Pobedy" metro station
›"Elektrosila" metro station
›"Moskovskie Vorota" metro station
›"Frunzenskaya" metro station
›"Tekhnologichesky Institut" metro station
›"Sennaya pl." metro station
Shuttle bus K113 goes from the airport through "Moskovskaya" metro station to "Kupchino" district. Shuttle buses start when all the seats are occupied. Passengers
buy the ticket from the driver in the shuttle-bus.