The average price of a 7-day trip to St Petersburg is $983 for a solo traveler, $1,765 for a couple, and $3,310 for a family of 4. St Petersburg hotels range from $24 to $175 per night with an average of $50, while most vacation rentals will cost $110 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Pulkovo Airport (LED) are between $618 and $887 per person for economy flights and $1,939 to $2,783 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $18 to $46 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit St Petersburg, RU

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to LED and stay in a St Petersburg hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • September 3rd to December 16th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in St Petersburg is usually mid November.

 

Average St Petersburg Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit St Petersburg for a week is $662-$1,418($95-$203 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $46 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $356 to $754 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $46 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $46 to $57 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit St Petersburg for a week is $1,668-$2,760($238-$394 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $92 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $712 to $1,508 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $46 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $46 to $57 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit St Petersburg for a week is $2,288-$4,856($327-$694 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $184 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,424 to $3,016 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $92 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $64 to $91 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to St Petersburg

How cheap can you make a vacation to St Petersburg? The cheapest trip to St Petersburg is about $78 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 3% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $19.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit St Petersburg for a week is $547-$1,274($78-$182 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $11 to $22 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $356 to $754 for economy

Lodging: $19 to $24 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit St Petersburg for a week is $980-$2,182($140-$312 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $44 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $712 to $1,508 for economy

Lodging: $19 to $24 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit St Petersburg for a week is $1,936-$4,184($277-$598 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $88 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,424 to $3,016 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $48 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $34 to $92 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to St Petersburg cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury St Petersburg Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in St Petersburg.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit St Petersburg for a week is $1,722-$7,505($246-$1,072 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $101 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $844 to $1,998 for first class

Lodging: $102 to $175 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit St Petersburg for a week is $2,832-$10,210($405-$1,459 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $202 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,688 to $3,996 for first class

Lodging: $102 to $175 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit St Petersburg for a week is $5,664-$17,540($809-$2,506 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $404 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,376 to $7,992 for first class

Lodging: $204 to $350 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $640 to $1,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

St Petersburg Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in St Petersburg is much lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in St Petersburg due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

St Petersburg Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on St Petersburg hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in St Petersburg.

 

Flight Costs to St Petersburg

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $887 average in early August to a low of $618 in mid November. Median flight price is $409. These prices are based on millions of flights. For St Petersburg our data includes 264 originating airports, and 152 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to St Petersburg from an airport like New Bedford Regional (EWB) in New Bedford/Fall River, MA (the United States) for an average $6,185 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Grabtsevo (KLF) in Kaluga (Russia) at an average of just $94.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In St Petersburg, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $269, so you can easily save about 43% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around St Petersburg can easily cost $170 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $11 per person. Private tours can cost $336 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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