British Airways flights to St Petersburg fly into Pulkovo International Airport, six miles south of the city. Shortly after your flight arrives, relax with a stroll along St Petersburgs tree-lined canals, or a post-flight beer at local St Petersburg micro-brewery Tinkoff. If you arrive on a morning flight, youll have time for a St Petersburg tour before dinner.
When your St Petersburg flight has landed at Pulkovo International Airport, choose from a number of travel options into St Petersburg. Catch the Airport Express bus, which travels from Flight Arrivals to St Petersburgs Pushkinskaya Metro station in 40 minutes. You can also catch public buses or marshrutki private mini buses, which meet St Petersburg Flight Arrivals until after midnight. Allow plenty of time for your return flights from St Petersburg as security is strict.
As you travel into St Petersburg after your flight, spot the striking Heroic Memorial to the Defenders of Leningrad Communist-era sculpture and obelisk in St Petersburgs Victory Square (Ploshad Pobedy). Get your bearings after your flight lands with a walk along St Petersburgs main shopping street, Nevsky Prospect. Discover St Petersburgs key sights, including vast Admiralty Square and the Bronze Horseman memorial to Peter the Great, on the southern bank of the River Neva. Before your flight home, save at least half a day for St Petersburgs Hermitage Museum, home to one of the worlds largest art collections. End a memorable St Petersburg trip with a night of opera or ballet at the Mariinsky Theatre before your flight home.