There are 5 ways to get from Helsinki to Jyväskylä by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Jyväskylä S 143 / ...

30€ - 50€

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Jyväskylä C4 / ...

8€ - 12€

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Night train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the night train from Helsinki to Jyväskylä 91 / ...

30€ - 50€

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Jyväskylä 271.4 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Jyvaskyla (JYV) HEL - JYV

106€ - 310€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Jyväskylä is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Jyväskylä is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Jyväskylä. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Jyväskylä. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Jyväskylä is 234 km. The road distance is 271.4 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Jyväskylä without a car is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Helsinki to Jyväskylä takes 3h 15m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Helsinki to Jyväskylä bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Helsinki Kamppi station.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Jyväskylä is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 3h 45m.

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  • Distance: 234.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Jyväskylä 5 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 50€ and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Jyväskylä hourly. Tickets cost 8€ - 12€ and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Train operators
Bus operators

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

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Helsinki to Jyväskylä bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Jyväskylä station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Jyväskylä is 271 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Helsinki to Jyväskylä.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Jyvaskyla Airport.

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There are 101+ hotels available in Jyväskylä. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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