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St. Petersburg has been Included into the Silver Necklace of Russia
20.02.2018 16:03
St. Petersburg has been Included into the Silver Necklace of Russia

St. Petersburg has been included into the “Silver Necklace of Russia”.

      The appropriate certificate was presented to the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgiy Poltavchenko by the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky at the solemn ceremony.

      The “Silver Necklace of Russia” unites cities and towns, natural monuments, spiritual shrines and national parks of the North-Western region, as the Federal Tourism Agency explains.


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Pulkovo airport, an air gate of Russian Northern capital, is a first rate air transportation center, dynamically developing one as well. It yields to Moscow airports of Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo and Vnukovo only in the passenger traffic. It consists of two terminals, for domestic and international flights. Moreover, private jets flights are handled in Pulkovo as well. The airport is situated in 15 kilometers from the city center and is available by bus and by car. The airport provides online services, from online schedule to renting cars.


Information about flights inside In Pulkovo Airport can be found on flight information monitors. Moreover, online Flight schedules and Flights status. Pulkovo provides also information desks where English-speaking managers answer passengers’ questions within 24 hours. Information desks in the terminals of Pulkovo 1 and Pulkovo 2 are equipped with sensor screen providing passengers with details about airport services. Information desks of the city tourist -information center can inform you about St. Petersburg.


Pulkovo 1 terminal handles passengers of domestic flights and flights beyond Russian Federation (CIS and flights to foreign countries). Terminal 1 has a few levels, divided in two parts for domestic and international flights. The first level handles arrivals and luggage, the second one deals with departure. Passport control and customs clearance take place also here on the 2nd level, along with ticket sales and luggage packing. Second level is also a shopping zone. The 3rd and 4th levels provide recreation areas for passengers, including VIP lounge, mother and child room, bars, a restaurant, a hair salon, payphones, and Russian and CIS airline offices.


Pulkovo 2 terminal handles international flights only. It was built in the early 1950s and modernized in 1986 and 2003. Currently, Pulkovo 2 terminal is one of the largest international airport terminals in Russia. Pulkovo 2 has undergone phase one of its remodeling program, completed in May 2003.


How to get to Pulkovo airport – book transfer online


One of the best ways is to book a transfer online in advance, when you have time to choose the right taxi-company providing English-speaking drivers. You can catch a taxi upon your arrival right at the airport, but you should always beware of riding an unlicensed taxi. Remember, that riding an unlicensed taxi may be dangerous, besides, the prices asked before and after the ride may vary greatly. 

Booking a transfer online to Pulkovov Airport is especially convenient if you have a late flight, as you may feel sure you'll not get stuck in a traffic jam at night. 

Russia-IC recommends Kiwi transfer service and transfers from/to the airport. 


Here you can make a booking and choose the car you like including the class of the car, standard or business.

All cars are equipped with GPS, and are constantly checked, all drivers are licensed. Most cars are equipped with terminals, so you can pay taxi with credit card (American Express, Visa, Master Card etc.)



1. Find the route you want. Choose airport, city or train station in the search box. 


2. Book transfer to Pulkovo Airport  online. Specify the date and time of the transfer, the flight number, the hotel address or name and other details of the trip. Leave your contact details and make a prepayment. As soon as you do it, the car is booked.


3. Driver will meet you. At the appointed time and place, our driver will pick you up. He will be with your nameplate and all necessary information about the trip. He will help you with the luggage and comfortably take you to your destination.


This is the easiest way to get to Pulkovo Airport.






Author: Anna Dorozhkina

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