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

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Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Kemi 27 / ...

$65 - $100

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Fly to Oulu, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$48 - $158

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Drive  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kemi 444.6 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Kemi  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kemi (KEM) HEL - KEM

$76 - $429

Fly to Rovaniemi, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) HEL - RVN
  2. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi

$67 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kemi is to train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kemi is to fly which costs 65€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Kemi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kemi is 619 km. The road distance is 711.3 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kemi without a car is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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The train from Helsinki to Kemi takes 6 h 38 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kemi is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 65€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kemi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kemi.
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  • Distance: 387.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Kemi once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 6 h 38 min. Alternatively, Finnair flies from Helsinki to Kemi 3 times a day.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to Kemi via Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Kemi
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
www.vr.fi

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Kemi is 711 km. It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to drive from Helsinki to Kemi.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kemi Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Kemi. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs 5€ - 8€.

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