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

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Joensuu every 2 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, Savonlinja operates a bus from Helsinki to Joensuu twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min. Onni Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Joensuu
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Avg. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Savonlinja
Phone
+358 20 1415500
Email
info@savonlinja.fi
Website
savonlinja.fi
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Joensuu
Avg. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
savonlinja.fi
Bus from Päivärannan ramppi pohjoiseen to Kauppatori I
Avg. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Schedules at
savonlinja.fi
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Joensuu
Avg. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Kuopion Liikenne Oy
Website
kuopionliikenne.fi
Night bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Varkaus Matkakeskus
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
Kuopion Liikenne Oy
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Night bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Varkaus Matkakeskus
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Soisalon Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 20 7411090
Email
soisalonliikenne@soisalonliikenne.com
Website
soisalonliikenne.com
Bus from Varkaus Matkakeskus to Urheilutalo I
Avg. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Schedules at
Soisalon Liikenne Oy
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
+358 20 1303450
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Päivärannanramppi etelään to Kauppatori I
Avg. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Helsinki to Joensuu?

The distance between Helsinki and Joensuu is 373 km. The road distance is 436 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Joensuu?

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Joensuu is to train which costs 45€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Helsinki to Joensuu?

The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Joensuu is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs 45€.

Is there a direct train between Helsinki and Joensuu?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Joensuu. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Helsinki and Joensuu?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hki linja-autoasema and arriving at Joensuu. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Helsinki to Joensuu?

The train from Helsinki to Joensuu takes 4 h 28 min including transfers and departs every two hours.