VISA FREE CRUISE PACKAGES TO ST. PETERSBURG FROM HELSINKI

 

The visa-free scheduled ferry connection by St. Peterline M/S Princess Anastasia operate between Helsinki and St. Petersburg cruising comfortably all year round. Visit the beautiful St. Petersburg with palaces, parks and feel the unique russian athmosphere by staying in best located hotels in the historical centre of St. Petersburg! See extraordinary high-class ballet and opera performances in the world-famous Mariinsky or other theatres of St. Petersburg. 

Our visa free cruise packages from Helsinki include one or three overnights at a centrally located hotel in St. Petersburg and a panoramic city tour including a visit to the Peter and Paul's cathedral. Optionally we offer visits to the Hermitage museum and Catherine's palace in Pushkin or in the evening to the ballet and opera performances.

Visa free cruise packages from Helsinki to St. Petersburg 4 days/3 nights (pdf)

Visa free cruise packages from Helsinki to St. Petersburg 6 days/5 nights (pdf)


Passengers of all nationalities travelling onboard can enjoy St. Petersburg for 72 hours without a Russian visa. NB: Passengers requiring a Schengen visa need a multivisa for to return in Schengen area. A single visa is valid only for one way trip. Read more

Price from:
495€
Days:3

• Transport Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki by ferry M/S Princess Anastasia in B cl double cabin (without window)
• Excursions: Panoramic city tour including a visit in St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Hermitage Museum with local English speaking guide
• 1 night in St. Petersburg at chosen hotel (or similar) in double room
• 1 lunch and 1 breakfast in St. Petersburg
Transport method:Ferry m/s Princess Anastasia
Package reservation trip

Tour Programme 4 days, 3 nights

DAY 1 Wednesday Helsinki

  • Evening departure from Helsinki to St. Petersburg by m/s Princess Anastasia

DAY 2 Thursday St. Petersburg

  • Morning arrival in St. Petersburg
  • Meeting with your guide in the terminal, panoramic city tour seeing the major highlights such as Peter & Paul Fortress, Admiralty, St. Nicolas Cathedral, Palace Square and Smolny Convent.
  • Visit in St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Lunch
  • Visit in Hermitage Museum
  • Accommodation at chosen hotel

DAY 3 Friday St. Petersburg

  • Breakfast at hotel
  •  Free time or optional excursion to the Catherine´s palace in Pushkin or Peterhof Palace or Yusupov Palace.
    All optional tours ends to the ferry terminal.
  • Optional transfer to ferry terminal 
  • Departure from St. Petersburg in the evening by Princess Anastasia

DAY 4 Saturday Helsinki

  • Arrival in Helsinki in the morning

INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • Transport Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki by ferry M/S Princess Anastasia in B cl double cabin (without window)
  • Excursions: Panoramic city tour including a visit in St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Hermitage Museum with local English speaking guide
  • 1 night in St. Petersburg at chosen hotel (or similar) in double room
  • 1 lunch and 1 breakfast in St. Petersburg

IMPORTANT EXTRAS

  • Meals on-board € per person
    - Buffet breakfast 12 €
    - Deluxe breakfast 18 €
    - Buffet dinner 27 €
  • Meals in St. Petersburg € per person
    - Lunch 30 €
    - Dinner 40 €
  • Other cabins on-board € per cabin
    - A cl (with window) 120 €
    - Commodore cabin* 460 € Deluxe breakfast included
    - Deluxe cabin* 810 € Deluxe breakfast included
  • Optional tours in St. Petersburg € per person
    - Yusupov palace 100 €
    - Catherine’s Palace in Pushkin 120 €
    - Peterhof Palace 140 €
    All optional tours must be booked in advance.
  • Departure transfer € per car to the ferry terminal 90€
  • Optional evening programme € per person
    - Ballet/Opera 90–180 €
    - Russian folklore show 55 €
    - Circus 85 €

DISCOUNTS

  • Children under 12 in extra bed -150 €
  • Ferry transport in 3-4 person cabin (check discount from our office)

 

Tour Programme 6 days, 5 nights

DAY 1 Wednesday Helsinki

  • Evening departure from Helsinki to St. Petersburg by m/s Princess Anastasia

DAY 2 Thursday St. Petersburg

  • Morning arrival in St. Petersburg, exit from ferry at 14:00 (visa free stay is max 72 hours).
  • Meeting with your guide in the terminal, panoramic city tour seeing the major highlights such as Peter & Paul Fortress, Admiralty, St. Nicolas Cathedral, Palace Square and Smolny Convent including visit in St. Isaac’s Cathedral.
  • Accommodation at chosen hotel

DAY 3 Friday St. Petersburg

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Free time or optional excursion to the Hermitage Museum or to the Catherine´s palace in Pushkin.

DAY 4 Saturday St. Petersburg

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Free time or optional excursion to the Peterhof or Catherine´s palace.

DAY 5 Sunday St. Petersburg

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Excursion to the Yusupov Palace.
  • Transfer to the ferry terminal
  • Embarkation latest at 13:00
  • Departure at 18:00 from St. Petersburg by m/s Princess Anastasia

DAY 6 Monday Helsinki

  • Arrival in Helsinki early in the morning

INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • Transport Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki by ferry M/S Princess Anastasia in B cl double cabin (without window)
  • Excursions:
    - Panoramic city tour including a visit in the St. Isaac’s Cathedral with local English speaking guide
    - Yusupov Palace with local English speaking guide and transfer to the ferry terminal
  • 3 nights in St. Petersburg at chosen hotel (or similar) in double room
  • 3 breakfasts in hotel in St. Petersburg

IMPORTANT EXTRAS

  • Meals on-board € per person
    - Buffet breakfast 12 €
    - Deluxe breakfast 18 €
    - Buffet dinner 27 €
  • Meals in St. Petersburg € per person
    - Lunch 30 €
    - Dinner 40 €
  • Other cabins on-board € per cabin
    - A cl (with window) 120 €
    - Commodore cabin* 460 € Deluxe breakfast included
    - Deluxe cabin* 810 € Deluxe breakfast included
  • Optional tours in St. Petersburg € per person
    - Hermitage Museum 110 €
    - Catherine’s Palace in Pushkin 120 €
    - Peterhof Palace 140 €
    All optional tours must be booked in advance.
  • Optional evening programme € per person
    - Ballet/Opera 90–180 €
    - Russian folklore show 55 €
    - Circus 85 €

DISCOUNTS

  • Children under 12 in extra bed -150 €
  • Ferry transport in 3-4 person cabin (check discount from our office)

 

Requirements for visitors without visa

Requirements for visitors without Visa:
- return must be in 72 hours, starting from the ferry arrival to St. Petersburg
- passport should be valid 6 months after the ferry arrival to St. Petersburg
- shuttle bus ticket (included in the package) 
- hotel reservation voucher if the passenger stays overnight in St. Petersburg (included in the package)

- migration card will be given during check-in and it must be returned filled out during St. Petersburg passport control

Cabins

Cabins on M/S Anastasia


Anastasia Deluxe
 

Deluxe

  • lounge area
  • air conditioning
  • shower/wc
  • LCD-TV (only Russian channels)
  • hairdryer
  • mini-bar

including breakfast, 1-2 persons, Deck 5


Anastasia Commodore

Commodore

  • lounge area
  • air conditioning
  • shower/wc
  • LCD-TV (only Russian channels)
  • hairdryer
  • mini-bar

including breakfast
1-2 persons, Decks 5, 6


Anastasia A-hytti

A-cabin

  • air conditioning
  • shower/wc
  • hairdryer
  • working desk
  • window

1-4 persons, Decks 4, 5, 6


Anastasia B-hytti
 

B-cabin

  • air conditioning
  • shower/wc
  • hairdryer
  • working desk

1-4 persons, Decks 4, 5, 6

 
 

 

 

 

Ports and check-in

Helsinki - West Harbour (Länsiterminaali)

Tyynenmerenkatu 8, 00220 Helsinki

Check-in starts three hours before the departure and closes half an hour before the departure.

At the harbour you can pay with: cash, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Amex, Visa Electron, finnish bankcards.

M/S Anastasia passengers can return to ferry after klo 13:00pm. When the ferry arrives to Helsinki, passengers are required to leave the ship. Remember to take your passport and boarding card with you.

St. Petersburg - Morskoy Vokzal terminal

V.O., 1, Morskoy Slavy square

Check-in:
For passengers travelling without a vehicle check-in opens 4 hours before departure and closes 1 hour before departure.

Passengers are required to present passport, Arrival card and migration card at passport control in St. Petersburg. Arrival-card and migration card have been issued at check-in in Helsinki. Passengers who stay overnight in St. Petersburg visa free are required to present hotel voucher (hotel confirmation) on request.

On return trip it is necessary to make check-in before passport control. Cruise passengers are allowed to go directly to passport control. Passengers are required to present passport, Departure card and other part of migration card at passport control. Departure card and migration card must be kept in good safe while staying in St. Petersburg.

NOTE: Passenger's alcohols will be collected at the harbour of St. Petersburg and they will be returned for passenger when leaving the ferry.

 

 

Stockholm - Frihamnen

 

Frihamnsgatan 21-23, 10 253 Stockholm

Check-in: 
Check-in opens three hours before departure and closes one hour before departure.

Tallinn - Passenger terminal A

Sadama 25 / 2, 15051 Tallinn

Check-in:
Passengers can return to ferry any time of the day, at latest one hour before departure. When the ferry arrives to Tallinn, passengers are required to leave the ship. Remember to take your passport and boarding card with you.

Departures and prices

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OutboundDeparture cityHotelSpacesFrom price
2/8Helsinki, West HarbourAmbassador hotel
Two overnights on board and one in hotel **** in St. Petersburg
8595€Package reservation
2/8Helsinki, West HarbourAmbassador hotel
Two overnights on the ferry and three in hotel **** in St. Petersburg
8850€Package reservation
2/8Helsinki, West HarbourDomina Prestige
Two overnights on board and one in hotel ***** in St. Petersburg
8595€Package reservation
2/8Helsinki, West HarbourDomina Prestige
Two overnights on the ferry and three in hotel ***** in St. Petersburg
8820€Package reservation
2/8Helsinki, West HarbourDostoevsky
Two overnights in the ferry and one night in hotel ***+ in St. Petersburg
8595€Package reservation
2/8Helsinki, West HarbourDostoevsky
Two overnights on the ferry and three in hotel ***+ in St. Petersburg
8795€Package reservation
OutboundDeparture cityHotelSpacesFrom price
9/8Helsinki, West HarbourAmbassador hotel
Two overnights on board and one in hotel **** in St. Petersburg
5595€Package reservation
9/8Helsinki, West HarbourAmbassador hotel
Two overnights on the ferry and three in hotel **** in St. Petersburg
5850€Package reservation
9/8Helsinki, West HarbourDomina Prestige
Two overnights on board and one in hotel ***** in St. Petersburg
5595€Package reservation
9/8Helsinki, West HarbourDomina Prestige
Two overnights on the ferry and three in hotel ***** in St. Petersburg
5820€Package reservation
9/8Helsinki, West HarbourDostoevsky
Two overnights in the ferry and one night in hotel ***+ in St. Petersburg
5595€Package reservation
9/8Helsinki, West HarbourDostoevsky
Two overnights on the ferry and three in hotel ***+ in St. Petersburg
5795€Package reservation
OutboundDeparture cityHotelSpacesFrom price
16/8Helsinki, West HarbourAmbassador hotel
Two overnights on board and one in hotel **** in St. Petersburg
More than 8595€Package reservation
16/8Helsinki, West HarbourAmbassador hotel
Two overnights on the ferry and three in hotel **** in St. Petersburg
More than 8850€Package reservation
16/8Helsinki, West HarbourDomina Prestige
Two overnights on board and one in hotel ***** in St. Petersburg
More than 8595€Package reservation

Hotel

Ambassador hotel

Ambassador hotel

The Ambassador Hotel is located in the historic center of St. Petersburg, a 7-minute walk away from Sadovaya (Sennaya Ploschad') Underground Station. St. Isaac and St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Mariinsk...
Domina Prestige

Domina Prestige

A high-class hotel located in the city centre close to St. Isaac´s Cathedral. Address 99 Moyka River Embankment www.dominarussia.com Domina Prestige Hotel, St.Petersburg is located on the Moika...
Dostoevsky

Dostoevsky

The Dostoevsky hotel is conveniently situated in the very heart of the city to the address 19, Vladimirsky prospect in the Vladimirskiy Passage trading center. Nevsky prospect, the main street of the...