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There are 4 ways to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka by bus, train or car

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Bus Jyrkilä Oy  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ooppera to Keskuskatu 7 I 100pi

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Tikkurila asema to Kouvola asema Hki - Jns / ...
  2. Take the train from Kouvola asema to Kotkan satama Kv - Kts / ...

$13 - $44

2 alternative options

Bus Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ooppera to Kotkan linja-autoasema Hki linja-autoasema - Kotkan linja-autoasema / ...

$29 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka 81.1 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka. However, there are services departing from Helsinki-Vantaa and arriving at Keskuskatu 7 I via Ooppera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka. However, there are services departing from Lentoasema and arriving at Kotkan satama via Tikkurila asema and Kouvola asema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Helsinki Airport (HEL) and Kotka is 110 km. The road distance is 129.8 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka, including transfers.

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Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka bus services, operated by Jyrkilä Oy, depart from Ooppera station.

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Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Tikkurila asema station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka is to bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs 11€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka.
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  • Distance: 68.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Helsinki Airport (HEL), Finland and Kotka, Finland?

Jyrkilä Oy operates a bus from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka once daily, and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka via Tikkurila asema and Kouvola asema in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila asema to Kouvola asema
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kouvola asema to Kotkan satama
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
www.vr.fi
Helsingin seudun liikenne
Phone
+358 9 47664000
Email
hsl@hsl.fi
Website
hsl.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Jyrkilä Oy
Phone
05-2281 811
Website
jyrkila.com
Bus from Ooppera to Keskuskatu 7 I
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Jyrkilä Oy
Bus from Ooppera to Kotka linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Jyrkilä Oy
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Phone
0600 555 840
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Ooppera to Kotkan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab

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Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka bus services, operated by Jyrkilä Oy, arrive at Keskuskatu 7 I station.

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Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Kotkan satama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka is 130 km. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka.

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