There are 7 ways to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Helsinki to Savonlinna, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the plane from Helsinki to Savonlinna
  2. Take the bus from Savonlinnan linja-autoasema to JOROINEN (koulukeskus)

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Train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Tikkurila to Pieksämäki 63 / ...
  2. Take the train from Pieksämäki to Varkaus 723 / ...

$43 - $64

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Fly Helsinki to Joensuu, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$53 - $225

Fly Helsinki to Kuopio, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuopio (KUO) HEL - KUO
  2. Take the train from Kuopio to Pieksämäki
  3. Take the train from Pieksämäki to Varkaus

$74 - $241

Fly Helsinki to Jyvaskyla, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Jyvaskyla (JYV) HEL - JYV
  2. Take the train from Jyväskylä to Pieksämäki
  3. Take the train from Pieksämäki to Varkaus

$67 - $230

Fly Helsinki to Savonlinna, bus #2  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Savonlinna (SVL) HEL - SVL
  2. Take the bus from Savonlinnan linja-autoasema to JOROINEN (koulukeskus)

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus 195.4 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Lentoasema and arriving at Varkaus via Tikkurila and Pieksämäki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Helsinki Airport (HEL) and Varkaus is 271 km. The road distance is 312.7 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus without a car is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus is 313 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Joensuu Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Varkaus. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus.
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  • Distance: 169.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Helsinki Airport (HEL) to Varkaus via Tikkurila and Pieksämäki in around 5 h 37 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Helsinki to Savonlinna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Joensuu to Varkaus
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kuopio to Pieksämäki
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Pieksämäki to Varkaus
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Jyväskylä to Pieksämäki
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Pieksämäki
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Vihavaisen Taksi Oy
Phone
+358 40 1646300
Email
toimisto@vihavaisentaksi.fi
Website
vihavaisentaksi.fi
Bus from Savonlinnan linja-autoasema to JOROINEN (koulukeskus)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Vihavaisen Taksi 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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