Getting Here and Away

By Land:
Russian Rail provide extensive and reasonably priced transport to Vyborg from St.Petersburg, Moscow and Helsinki.
Check out Russian Rail's fares page for information on tickets and passes.

Also, we can use a bus from Lappenranta or St.Petersburg. See the timetable on
Or call to Saimaan Liikenne OY (Lappeenranta, Finland):
(05) 6209223, fax (05) 451 7602

By Sea:
Lappeenrannan Matkailu OY (Lappeenranta, Finland) provide service between Lappeenranta & and Vyborg.
See more:

M o n e y

The unit of currency is the Russian ruble (RU), which is divided into one hundred copeck. Vyborg banks are open usially from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday to Friday.
Currency exchange facilities are open later.
In Vyborg you can change currency 7 days a week.

P o s t   a n d   T e l e p h o n e

Post Offices are open usially from 9.00 AM to 8.00 PM Monday thru Saturday, with an hour lunch break from 1.00 - 2.00. Letters abroad cost about 5 rubles. Post offices have telephones, and sell phonecards.

Phone cards are also available at Vyborg Bus and Rail station, and use of card phones is recommended for long-distance call -- they're cheaper than coin phones.

Useful Phone Numbers in Vyborg  


24 552

Local Vyborg Code


International Direct Dial

7 + Local Code + Number

Vyborg Info


E l e c t r i c i t y

Electric current is 220 volts/50 Hz.
Wall sockets are generally European 2-pin round.
Adaptors are available in hardware shops.

Upcoming Events

August :
Vyborg Film Festival
The end of June :
International Regatta in Vyborg Gulf.

Druzba Hotel can book any event.

If you have any questions about listed or unlisted events, please drop a line!

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