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There are 2 ways to get from Sortavala to Joensuu by car or bus

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Drive, bus  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Sortavala to Kitee linja-autoasema
  2. Take the bus from Kitee linja-autoasema to Kauppatori I 9250 / ...

$28 - $39

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Sortavala to Joensuu 85.4 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Sortavala to Joensuu is to drive which costs RUB 1200 - RUB 1900 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sortavala to Joensuu is to drive which costs RUB 1200 - RUB 1900 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Sortavala and Joensuu is 110 km. The road distance is 136.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Sortavala to Joensuu, including transfers.

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Joensuu is 1 h behind Sortavala. It is currently 10:44 AM in Sortavala and 10:44 AM in Joensuu.

Yes, the driving distance between Sortavala to Joensuu is 137 km. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Sortavala to Joensuu.

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

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  • Distance: 69 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Sortavala, Russia and Joensuu, Finland?

There is no direct connection from Sortavala to Joensuu. However, you can take the drive to Kitee linja-autoasema then take the bus to Kauppatori I. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Joensuu.

Bus operators
Savonlinja
Phone
+358 20 1415500
Email
info@savonlinja.fi
Website
savonlinja.fi
Bus from Kitee linja-autoasema to Kauppatori I
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
savonlinja.fi
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Phone
013 122 324
Email
tilausajot@skl.fi
Website
savokarjalanlinja.fi
Bus from Kitee linja-autoasema to Kauppatori I
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy

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