There are 3 ways to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 22 min

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

$28 - $35

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Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tikkurila to Kouvola 9 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kouvola to Kotkan Satama 356 / ...

$29 - $44

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 16€ - 24€ 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 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 20 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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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka, including transfers.

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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 Kotkan linja-autoasema via Porvoonkatu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 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 and Kouvola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka bus services, operated by Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab, arrive at Kotka station.

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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 22 min

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

Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab operates a bus from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h. Jyrkilä Oy also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Kotka via Tikkurila and Kouvola in around 3 h 41 min.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kouvola to Kotkan Satama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Porvoonkatu to Kotkan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Jyrkilä Oy
Website
jyrkila.com
Bus from Ooppera to Keskuskatu 7 I
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
jyrkila.com

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