All passenger sea vessels arrive in St. Petersburg at the Seaport Passenger Terminal.
The terminal is located at the South-Eastern tip of Vasilyevsky Island, in the very end
ofBolshoi Prospekt (V.O.). Buying a cruise to St. Petersburg might be a good idea since you
do not need a visa, provided you spend every night on board your cruise ship.
Another option is to take a regular ferry boat to St. Petersburg. Unfortunately, most
ferry operations were halted in 1996 when the Baltic Shipping Company went into
receivership. However, in 1997 a Swedish-Russian joint venture called the Nordic Trucker
Line has introduced a new ferry line which connects St. Petersburg with the Swedish town
of Oxelsund. The new ferry boat Gothlund is a modern 9-deck vessel which carries
To order tickets in Sweden call: +46-8-6780655 (fax: +46-8-6780755).
To order tickets in Russia call: +7-812-355-1390 (fax: +7-812-355-6140).