Foreign travelers with e-visas can enter Russia by air, sea and road transport or on foot.
Since October 1, foreign visitors from 53 countries can come to St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast with an electronic visa. The Russian Embassy in Finland has published the rules regulating obtaining and using e-visas.
To get an electronic visa, one should submit an application in an electronic form no later than four days before the planned trip. E-visas are free.
An electronic visa is valid during 30 days since the date of issue, the stay duration is up to 8 days since the date of entrance. Foreign holders of e-visas cannot visit other regions in Russia than St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast.
Foreign travelers with e-visas can enter Russia by air, sea and road transport or on foot via the following border crossing points: Pulkovo (by air), Big port of St. Petersburg (Morskoy Vokzal terminal), Passenger Port of St. Petersburg and Vyssotsk (by sea), Ivangorod, Torfyanovka, Brusnichnoe and Svetogorsk (by road), and Ivangorod (on foot).
Rail so far is unavailable for tourists with e-visas for technical reasons.