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There are 6 ways to get from Murmansk to Finland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Murmansk (MMK) to Helsinki (HEL) MMK - HEL

$63 - $116

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  35 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Murmansk to St Petersburg Ladogskii D
  2. Take the bus from Ploshchad Vosstaniya to Helsinki Central

$57 - $98

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori to Ivalo, Finland
  2. Take the bus from Rantatien th to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 912 / ...
  3. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Oulu asema 416 / ...
  4. Take the train from Oulu asema to Helsinki asema

$137 - $206

Train via Ploshchad Lenina  •  30 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Murmansk to St Petersburg Ladogskii D
  2. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

$63 - $123

Train  •  34 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Murmansk to St Petersburg Ladogskii D
  2. Take the train from Pietari (Ladozhski) to Helsinki 32

$61 - $121

Drive  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Murmansk to Helsinki 834.8 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Murmansk to Finland is to train and bus which costs RUB 3700 - RUB 6500 and takes 35 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Murmansk to Finland is to fly which costs RUB 4100 - RUB 8000 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Murmansk to Finland. However, there are services departing from Murmansk and arriving at Helsinki via Pietari (Ladozhski). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 19 min.

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The distance between Murmansk and Finland is 713 km. The road distance is 1335.6 km.

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The best way to get from Murmansk to Finland without a car is to bus and train which takes 20 h 51 min and costs RUB 9000 - RUB 14000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Murmansk to Finland, including transfers.

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Murmansk to Finland train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Murmansk station.

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The best way to get from Murmansk to Finland is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs RUB 4100 - RUB 8000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 4100 - RUB 8500 and takes 30 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from Murmansk Airport to Helsinki Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Finland is 1 h behind Murmansk. It is currently 3:50 PM in Murmansk and 2:50 PM in Finland.

Map of how to get from Murmansk to Finland.
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  • Distance: 445.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Murmansk, Russia and Finland?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Finnair and three other airlines fly from Murmansk to Vantaa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Murmansk to Helsinki via St Petersburg Ladogskii, Ladozhskaya, Dostoyevskaya, Vladimirskaya, Ploshchad Lenina, and Pietari (Finljandski) in around 30 h 36 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Murmansk to Helsinki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Murmansk to Helsinki via Pulkovo, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Murmansk to Helsinki via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Oulu asema
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu asema to Helsinki asema
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.vr.fi
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Murmansk to St Petersburg Ladogskii
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$26 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Ladozhski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Avto-Express
Bus from Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori to Ivalo, Finland
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
ae51.ru
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ae51.ru
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rantatien th to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Ivalo, Rantatien th to Rovaniemi bussterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
Snelandia
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Rantatien th to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Transgold
Phone
+7(812) 995-06-05
Email
office@transgold.ru
Website
transgold.ru
Bus from Ploshchad Vosstaniya to Helsinki Central
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $31
Schedules at
transgold.ru

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Murmansk to Finland train services, operated by VR Osakeyhtiö, arrive at Helsinki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Murmansk to Finland is 1336 km. It takes approximately 17 h 33 min to drive from Murmansk to Finland.

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Nordavia, S7 Airlines, Finnair and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Murmansk Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Finland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Murmansk to Murmansk Airport is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs RUB 700 - RUB 900.

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