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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, train  •  3 h 47 min

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

$61 - $233

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 16 min

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

$64 - $97

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

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

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa is to train and bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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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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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Lieksa, including transfers.

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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 taxi to Lentoasemantie 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 Tikkurila and Joensuu in around 7 h 16 min.

Flights from Helsinki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Train from Joensuu to Lieksa
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Train from Tikkurila to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
013 122 324
Bus from Joensuu to Lieksa linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy

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