There are 5 ways to get from Helsinki to Oulu by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Oulu (OUL) HEL - OUL

$36 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Linja-autoasema T Hki linja-autoasema - Linja-autoasema T / ...

$19 - $120

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Oulu 27 / ...

$55 - $85

Night bus, bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ooppera to Jyväskylä Matkakeskus Hki linja-autoasema - Jyväskylä Matkakeskus
  2. Take the bus from Puuppola th P to Linja-autoasema T Jyväskylä Matkakeskus - Linja-autoasema T

$112 - $133

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Oulu 379 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Oulu is to train which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Oulu is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 30€ - 130€.

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The distance between Helsinki and Oulu is 539 km. The road distance is 606 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Helsinki to Oulu, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hki linja-autoasema and arriving at Linja-autoasema T. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Oulu. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Oulu, Finland?

Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Helsinki to Oulu every 4 hours. Alternatively, Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Oulu 5 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 5 h 24 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Linja-autoasema T
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Raksilan urheilukeskus P
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koiviston Auto Oy
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Night bus from Ooppera to Jyväskylä Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53 - $58
Schedules at
Koiviston Auto Oy
Antti Kangas Oy
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Puuppola th P to Linja-autoasema T
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
Antti Kangas Oy

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