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There are 5 ways to get from Helsinki to Kajaani by train, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Kajaani Hki - Ol / ...

$50 - $75

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Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kajaani 348.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Kajaani  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kajaani (KAJ) HEL - KAJ

$57 - $328

Fly to Oulu, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$56 - $166

Fly to Kuopio, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$73 - $249

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kajaani is to train which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kajaani is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki asema and arriving at Kajaani. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kajaani is 474 km. The road distance is 557.9 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kajaani without a car is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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The train from Helsinki asema to Kajaani takes 6 h 12 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kajaani is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kajaani Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kajaani.
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  • Distance: 296.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Kajaani, Kainuu, Finland?

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Kajaani 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, Finnair flies from Helsinki to Kajaani 4 times a day.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu asema to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kuopio asema to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
www.vr.fi

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Kajaani is 558 km. It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to drive from Helsinki to Kajaani.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kajaani Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Kajaani. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 6€ - 7€.

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