Getting there & away
Suburban trains for Vyborg leave from St Petersburg's Finlyandsky vokzal (R98, 2½ hours), usually early in the morning and in the late afternoon. The best service is the 87 Baltika leaving at around 7.50am (R128). It has comfy seats and a buffet. Returning from Vyborg, good trains include the 88 at 10am, 96 at 3.15pm and 98 at 8.13pm.
All buses between St Petersburg and Helsinki stop at Vyborg. There are also several buses a day to/from Vyborg (R130, 2½ hours). From St Petersburg, they leave Avtovokzal No 2 and stop in front of metro pl Lenina, on ul Botkinskaya.