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There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Kemi by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kemi  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kemi (KEM) HEL - KEM

$73 - $429

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Ski Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the Ski Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kemi F4

$22 - $35

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Fly to Oulu, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Oulu (OUL) HEL - OUL
  2. Take the train from Oulu asema to Kemi

$49 - $164

Fly to Rovaniemi, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) HEL - RVN
  2. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi

$64 - $286

Train via Oulu asema  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema Hki - Ol
  2. Take the train from Oulu asema to Kemi Ol - Roi / ...

$69 - $103

Train  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Kemi Hki - Kli / ...

$65 - $100

Bus  •  15h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Meilahti, Töölön tulli to Oulu F8
  2. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Lidl Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Kolari MH

$46 - $71

Drive  •  8h 21m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kemi 444.6 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kemi is to Ski Bus which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kemi is to fly which costs 60€ - 380€ and takes 4h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helsinki - Kamppi and arriving at Kemi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki asema and arriving at Kemi. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 30m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kemi is 619 km. The road distance is 711.3 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kemi without a car is to train which takes 7h 52m and costs 60€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Helsinki to Kemi, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Kemi bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Helsinki - Kamppi station.

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Helsinki to Kemi train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Helsinki asema station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kemi is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs 60€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 7h 52m, you could also Ski Bus, which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 10h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kemi.
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  • Distance: 387.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

Finnair flies from Helsinki to Kemi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki to Kemi via Oulu asema in around 7h 52m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Oulu asema to Kemi
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Kemi
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
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Bus from Meilahti, Töölön tulli to Oulu
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
onnibus.com
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Lidl
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kemi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Helsinki to Kemi bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Kemi station.

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Helsinki to Kemi train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Kemi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Kemi is 711 km. It takes approximately 8h 21m to drive from Helsinki to Kemi.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kemi Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Kemi. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 9€.

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