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

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Bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Viikki to Kotka C7 / ...

10€ - 19€

3 alternative options

Line 415 bus, bus  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the line 415 bus from Lentoasema to Töölön kisahalli 415 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ooppera to Keskuskatu 7 I 100pi

Train  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Tikkurila to Kouvola Z / ...
  2. Take the train from Kouvola to Kotka 321 / ...

14€ - 46€

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka 129.8 km

17€ - 25€

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka is to bus which costs 10€ - 19€ and takes 3h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka. However, there are services departing from Lentoasema and arriving at Keskuskatu 7 I via Ooppera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Lentoasema and arriving at Kotka via Tikkurila and Kouvola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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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 3h 14m and costs 10€ - 19€.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka, including transfers.

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Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka bus services, operated by Helsingin seudun liikenne, depart from Lentoasema station.

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

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

Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki Viikki to Kotka every 4 hours. Tickets cost 5€ - 7€ and the journey takes 1h 40m. Jyrkilä Oy also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka via Tikkurila and Kouvola in around 3h 51m.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kouvola to Kotka
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 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
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Jyrkilä Oy
Phone
05-2281 811
Website
jyrkila.com
Bus from Viikki to Kotka linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Jyrkilä Oy
Bus from Ooppera to Keskuskatu 7 I
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Jyrkilä Oy
Helsingin seudun liikenne
Phone
+358 9 47664000
Email
hsl@hsl.fi
Website
hsl.fi
Bus from Lentoasema to Töölön kisahalli
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 6€
Schedules at
aikataulut.hsl.fi

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The best way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka is to bus which takes 3h 14m and costs 10€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 13€ - 50€ and takes 3h 51m.

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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 Kotka station.

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

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