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How much is the ferry to Russia?

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Sakaiminato - Vladivostok
(DBS Cruise Ferry)
£220
  • Booked: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
  • Travel: Saturday, 29 February 2020 (One Way)
  • 1 Adults (Foot passenger)
Donghae - Vladivostok
(DBS Cruise Ferry)
£344
  • Booked: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
  • Travel: Sunday, 26 January 2020 (One Way)
  • 2 Adults (Foot passenger)
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More about Russia

You can experience anything from subarctic climates in the north to subtropical climates in the Russian towns and cities around the Black Sea, such as Sochi.

Once part of East Prussia, Kaliningrad is of glacial topography, yet the climate is relatively moderate with cool summers and mild winters.

Russia travel guide

Spanning 11 time zones and bordering 14 countries including Finland, Poland and China, this nation is a world superpower and full of exciting and interesting things to do, see and experience. You can also travel to an almost unknown area of Russia called the Kaliningrad Oblast. This Russian exclave is full of impressive cathedrals and museums where you can learn all about the interesting Soviet Union past.

Russia is full of incredible landscapes and terrains; broad plains in the Ural Mountains, enormous forests in Siberia and predominately mountainous and volcanic regions as you enter far Eastern Russia. There are 23 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Russia, as well as 40 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, all of which add to the beauty of this nation.

With the warmest month being July, Russian summers are generally quite hot and humid however, due to the vast size of the country; you can experience anything from subarctic climates in the north to subtropical climates in the Russian towns and cities around the Black Sea, such as Sochi. Once part of East Prussia, Kaliningrad is of glacial topography, yet the climate is relatively moderate with cool summers and mild winters.

There are 23 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Russia, as well as 40 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, all of which add to the beauty of this nation.


Getting around Russia

It is not recommended to drive in Russia because of the complex Russian driving rules and generally aggressive Russian driving, but instead to use the public transport system, which has a very good reputation. Trains are also a very good way of getting around such a vast country, with stops all over Russian towns and cities as well as trains to Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Lithuania, Germany, Czech Republic, Belarus, Ukraine and Hungary.

In Kaliningrad, there are ten tram routes and six trolleybus routes that are of generally very good quality. There are also plenty of bus routes to you from place to place around the Oblast. The public transport here is thorough, yet it can be incredibly overcrowded and quite slow during the rush hour, so try to avoid going home at this time.


Things to See

The main attraction of Russia has to be the capital and largest city; Moscow. Here you will be able to find the legendary Kremlin parliament building, which rivals London's Towers of Parliament in terms of skyline dominance; Red Square, possibly the most famous city square of all time and the Bolshoi Theatre, home to the incredible Bolshoi Ballet Troupe and an incredible theatre in its own right.

If you don't fancy walking all around this enormous yet breathtaking city, there are always boat tours around the city, where you will be able to sightsee whilst relaxing on one of the pleasant boats. If cities are not for you, then a trip to Russian Lapland to see Santa Claus will satisfy the child inside of you! Another one of Russian's incredible sights is Mamaev Kurgan, which is the site of the battle fought during World War II and is now home to a 83ft statue of Mother Russia wielding a sword above her head.

If cities are not for you, then a trip to Russian Lapland to see Santa Claus will satisfy the child inside of you!

The largest city in the Kaliningrad Oblast, Kaliningrad, is a very historic place where visiting the old cathedrals and churches of the town is something a lot of tourists like to see whilst in the city. There are also lots of brilliants places to eat and drink, and perhaps you could buy a souvenir made from the main resource of the town - amber. Svetlogorsk is Kaliningrad Oblast's main seaside town with a seafront promenade selling traditional Kaliningrad gifts such as amber jewellery and other small souvenirs. You can also visit the Curonian Spit from here, perhaps you could visit the Vyshtynetskoye Lake that is situated there.

Reviews

  • 26 Jun 2018
    Arrive early for check-in! Bring Japanese yen or at least Korean won with you.
    • The meals were hectic, for vegetarians little on offer. The meal times, very short, were unclear. Bring Korean won and Japanese yen to use the drink vending machines. The check-in was nearly impossible, with line-cutters and little information.

      Review by WILL ANDERSON

  • 26 Sep 2016
    Basic travel but different to flying.
    • Booking the ferry online was really easy and checking in was a breeze. We were then told that due to a typhoon the journey would terminate in South Korea and not continue to Russia. The check in lady was really helpful giving us our various options. I chose to travel to South Korea and figure out my onward travel from there. The ferry itself is fairly basic. The cabin was comfortable with privacy curtains. Foreigners have to wait until last to disembark which I felt was a bit discrimitary but otherwise staff were pleasant enough. Departed and docked on time. Oh, and refund for unused portion was prompt.

      Review by Anon

  • 22 Sep 2016
    Happy traveller
    • Pleased that the ferry to St. Petersburg left from the same port as the one we arrived on from Tallinn

      Review by Carol

  • 07 Sep 2016
    Great ferry journey
    • I really enjoyed this ferry trip. The first day there wasnt a lot to see but on the second we were closer to land lots of little islands and seabirds. Even some Dragonflies. There was adequate deck space and the restaurant was good.

      Review by Podfoot

  • 15 Jun 2014
    Helsinki to St Petersburg and back
    • I enjoyed the experience

      Review by Anon

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Russia Popular Questions

Want to know more about your journey to Russia? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How much is the ferry to Russia?

The cheapest price for Russia found by AFerry customers recently is £220, on the Sakaiminato - Vladivostok route for travel Saturday, 29 February 2020 with DBS Cruise Ferry. Prices also vary depending on the date and time of travel.

Which ferries go to Russia?

Ferries to Russia are operated by DBS Cruise Ferry.

Where can I get a ferry to in Russia?

With AFerry you can book a ferry to Vladivostok.

How long is the ferry to Russia?

It depends where and when you travel. The quickest crossing to Russia is Donghae - Vladivostok with DBS Cruise Ferry and takes 22 hrs, while the longest crossing is Sakaiminato - Vladivostok with DBS Cruise Ferry and can take up to 41 hrs.