There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Iisalmi by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Iisalmi 69 / ...

$40 - $65

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Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Iisalmi 295.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Kuopio, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$67 - $240

Fly to Kajaani, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kajaani (KAJ) HEL - KAJ
  2. Take the train from Kajaani to Iisalmi

$67 - $344

Fly to Oulu, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Oulu (OUL) HEL - OUL
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Iisalmi

$62 - $178

Fly to Joensuu, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Joensuu (JOE) HEL - JOE
  2. Take the bus from Lautasuo, L to Iisalmi linja-autoasema

$75 - $253

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Iisalmi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Iisalmi is 395 km. The road distance is 473.2 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Iisalmi without a car is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs .

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The train from Helsinki to Iisalmi takes 5 h 9 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Helsinki to Iisalmi train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Helsinki station.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kuopio Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Iisalmi is 473 km. It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to drive from Helsinki to Iisalmi.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kuopio Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Iisalmi. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Iisalmi.
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  • Distance: 246.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Iisalmi, Finland?

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Iisalmi twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 9 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Iisalmi
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kuopio to Iisalmi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kajaani to Iisalmi
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Iisalmi
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
+358 20 1303450
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Lautasuo, L to Iisalmi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$36 - $41
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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