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There are 4 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Kouvola 781 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kouvola to Joensuu 11 / ...

$53 - $80

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Bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Petrogradskaya to Joensuu 995

$35 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu 244 miles

$55 - $80

Fly  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Joensuu (JOE) LED - JOE

$128 - $421

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu is to bus which costs RUB 2200 - RUB 2800 and takes 8 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu is to drive which costs RUB 3600 - RUB 5500 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Petrogradskaya and arriving at Joensuu. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu. However, there are services departing from Pietari (Finljandski) and arriving at Joensuu via Kouvola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Joensuu is 298 km. The road distance is 390.4 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu without a car is to train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs RUB 3400 - RUB 5500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Joensuu bus services, operated by International bus route 995, depart from Petrogradskaya station.

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Saint Petersburg to Joensuu train services, operated by VR Osakeyhtiö, depart from Pietari (Finljandski) station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu is to train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs RUB 3400 - RUB 5500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 2200 - RUB 2800 and takes 8 h 29 min, you could also fly, which costs RUB 8000 - RUB 28000 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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  • Distance: 186 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Joensuu, Finland?

You can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu via Kouvola in around 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, International bus route 995 operates a bus from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 29 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Joensuu via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
vr.fi
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
International bus route 995
Phone
+ 7-921-333-80-38
Email
partner_@bk.ru
Website
marshrut995.spb.ru
Bus from Petrogradskaya to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
marshrut995.spb.ru

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There is no direct flight from Pulkovo Airport to Joensuu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Saint Petersburg to Joensuu bus services, operated by International bus route 995, arrive at Joensuu station.

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Joensuu is 1 h behind Saint Petersburg. It is currently 7:58 AM in Saint Petersburg and 7:58 AM in Joensuu.

Saint Petersburg to Joensuu train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Joensuu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Joensuu is 390 km. It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Joensuu.

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Finnair offers flights from Pulkovo Airport to Joensuu Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Joensuu. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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