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taxi from airport

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taxi from airport

hi

i will be arriving to StP on the 7/09, is it possible to pay with usd for the taxi or they accept only rub ?

thank you

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1. Re: taxi from airport

Officially, at least, I believe you must have ₽.

There are plenty of bancomats at LED where you can withdraw what you need.

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2. Re: taxi from airport

what about exchange at the airport ?

thank you

Newfoundland, Canada
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3. Re: taxi from airport

The Russian ruble is the only legal currency for use in Russia.

There is an currency exchange at Pulkovo Airport. There's a map where you can see it's location at this link:

https://www.pulkovoairport.ru/en/map/…

Good luck.

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4. Re: taxi from airport

Exchange at the airport would probably give the worst rate possible. Official taxi desk accepts credit cards and give fixed rate for the ride. Or take Uber...

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5. Re: taxi from airport

You may exchange a minimum amount as an alternate or try Uber or Yandex apps for taxi. I have booked via them and found that they are not only cheap but also I do not need to exchange a single word with driver.

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6. Re: taxi from airport

Why would you want to pay in $ US ? Whenever I go 'abroad' I always exchange to local currency before my trip.

Melbourne, Australia
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7. Re: taxi from airport

What do official taxi booth vehicle,s charge from LED to central St Petersburg please

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8. Re: taxi from airport

www.pulkovoairport.ru/en/transport/taxi/

Does that help?

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9. Re: taxi from airport

Here is a cut and paste from a post a few days ago from user Another T:

Rubles: '2000, 1500 or 1050. Luxury, standard and economy, respectively."

Recently, Uber cost 487 rubles for the same trip.

Good luck

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10. Re: taxi from airport

A good advice to all travelers: DO NOT change currency at the Global Exchange booth at Pulkovo Airport.

They are thieves!

They offered me last week 23600 RUB for 500 EUR when I could get 32000 in town!

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