Information & Facts
Short- and long-term parking is available.
Hertz car rental is represented at both terminals.
Bus No.13 leaves for Moskovskaya Metro Station from outside
Terminal 2, from where metros go to the city centre. Taxis are also
available from both terminals; prebooking a taxi is far cheaper.
Passengers who are staying in a major hotel can arrange to be
Pulkovo is a 'no frills' airport. There are some services
available however, including a few duty-free shops, a bureau de
change, snack bars, restaurants, a post office, Internet access and
Russian is the official language. Some people speak
English, French or German.
The official currency is the Rouble (RUB), which is divided into
100 kopeks. Most major credit cards, like Visa and Mastercard are
accepted in the larger hotels and at places that deal with foreign
tourists. Currency can be changed at banks, currency exchange
booths and hotels. Travellers cheques are difficult and expensive
to cash, but if necessary it is advised to take them in US Dollars
or Euro. ATMs are widely available in major cities. It is hard to
get rubles outside Russia and travellers are advised to take good
condition US dollars or Euro notes to change once there. It is
illegal to pay for goods or services in hard currency, though it is
The two airport terminals are a considerable distance apart and
are only connected by taxi; fares are usually exorbitant.