There are 9 ways to get from Helsinki to Kemi by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6 h 28 min

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

$65 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Kemin linja-autoasema Hki linja-autoasema - Hotelli levitunturi / ...

$22 - $140

7 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Linja-autoasema P Hki linja-autoasema - Linja-autoasema P
  2. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Lidl Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus / ...

$101 - $143

Drive  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kemi 444.6 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Kemi  •  4 h 33 min

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

$79 - $434

Fly to Oulu, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$48 - $158

Fly to Rovaniemi, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$68 - $286

Fly to Kokkola/Pietarsaari, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kokkola/Pietarsaari (KOK) HEL - KOK
  2. Take the train from Kokkola to Kemi

$139 - $379

Fly to Kajaani, train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$109 - $401

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kemi is to train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kemi is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 65€ - 380€.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kemi is 619 km. The road distance is 711 km.

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The train from Helsinki to Kemi takes 6 h 28 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hki linja-autoasema and arriving at Kemin linja-autoasema. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Kemi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Kemi twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 6 h 28 min. Alternatively, Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki to Kemi once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min. Koskilinjat Oy also services this route once daily.

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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
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 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Kemi
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kokkola to Kemi
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kajaani to Kemi
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Kemin linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Ooppera to Kemin linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Night bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Linja-autoasema P
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Lidl
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Northbus Oy
Phone
+358 400 777 776
Email
info@northbus.fi
Website
northbus.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Lidl
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
Northbus Oy
Orajärven Bussit Oy
Phone
040 183 4373
Email
markku.myynti@orajarvenbussit.fi
Website
orajarvenbussit.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Lidl
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
Orajärven Bussit Oy

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