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

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Fly Helsinki to Joensuu, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Joensuu (JOE) HEL - JOE
  2. Take the train from Joensuu to Lieksa

$51 - $221

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Fly Helsinki to Savonlinna, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the plane from Helsinki to Savonlinna
  2. Take the bus from Savonlinnan linja-autoasema to Kauppatori I
  3. Take the bus from Kauppatori L to Lieksa linja-autoasema

$83 - $105

Train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Tikkurila to Joensuu 11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Joensuu to Lieksa linja-autoasema 9820 / ...

$64 - $91

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa 326.9 miles

$70 - $110

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The distance between Helsinki Airport (HEL) and Lieksa is 426 km. The road distance is 523.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Joensuu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa is 523 km. It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Joensuu Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Lieksa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa.
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  • Distance: 266.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

There is no direct connection from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa. However, you can fly to Joensuu, take the walk to Joensuu Lentoasema, take the bus to Lautasuo L, take the walk to Lautasuo I, take the bus to Itäranta E, take the walk to Joensuu, then take the train to Lieksa. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa via Savonlinna, Savonlinnan linja-autoasema, Kauppatori I, and Kauppatori L in around 6 h 49 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Joensuu to Lieksa
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Savonlinja
Phone
+358 20 1415500
Email
info@savonlinja.fi
Website
savonlinja.fi
Bus from Savonlinnan linja-autoasema to Kauppatori I
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Schedules at
savonlinja.fi
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Phone
013 122 324
Email
tilausajot@skl.fi
Website
savokarjalanlinja.fi
Bus from Savonlinnan linja-autoasema to Kauppatori I
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Bus from Kauppatori L to Lieksa linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Bus from Joensuu to Lieksa linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Other operators
Raf-Avia
Website
liikennevirasto.fi
Plane from Helsinki to Savonlinna
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
liikennevirasto.fi

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