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Getting Around St Petersburg By Bus and Others

BY BUS

St. Petersburg has a relatively extensive and growing system of buses. Commercial buses, which are somewhat more expensive but nevertheless relatively inexpensive and less crowded, are distinguished by the letter "K." Bus stops have yellow signs with dark lettering which are distinguished by the letter "A".The hours of work are from 6:00 until 24:00.


There are some "express buses" which is privately owned. These buses are marked with letter "T" before the line number (for example express T-20 runs along regular 10 bus route). They are more expensive and less crowded than the standard buses.

Usual passes and tickets can't be used on these; pay the driver a flat fare (6 roubles = $0.2) as you get off. These buses can stop almost anywhere along the route for passengers to get on or off.
Getting Around St Petersburg By Bus

Bus Stations
St. Petersburg Autobus Station.
Buses to Novgorod every hour.
Address: Naberegnaya Obvodnogo Kanala, #36,
Tel: 812-166-5777,
Hours of Attention: 7.00-22.00 (information).

BY MARSHRUTKA

It is a minibus. They usually have the same numbers as the buses or trolleys and go the same route. This public transport is very popular and have even replaced some bus routes. If you see an approaching shuttle just wave it down like a taxi. You must pay for a trip from 5 to 15 roubles ($0.17 to 0.5) to the driver when you come out. When you are near your stop just say aloud to the driver where to stop. He will understand if you just say "Stop" or more polite "Ostano`vite po`zhaluista" (stop please).



Getting Around St Petersburg By Marshrutka

BY TRAM


St. Petersburg has a relatively extensive system of trams and a slower way to see Saint Petersburg in a cheaper way. Trams stops are yellow plates marked with “Tp” sign. Most trams run in the Northern Capital from about 06.00 to 01.00 a.m. They cost 16 roubles.


BY TROLLEYBUSES


St. Petersburg has a relatively extensive system of trolley buses, which are relatively inexpensive. Most trolley bus stops have yellow signs with dark lettering which are distinguished by a "T".

Trolley buses generally run from 06.00 to 01.00 a.m. some companies are:


Getting Around St Petersburg By Trolleybus

Jolley Trolley, Clearwater
Tel: 727-445-1200
Web: www.thejolleytrolley.com/
Suncoast Beach Trolley
Tel: 727-530-9911
Web: www.psta.net/beachtrolley.htm



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