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There are 3 ways to get from Helsinki to Kouvola by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Kouvola Z / ...

€18 - €27

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Kouvola Veturi C6

€5 - €8

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Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kouvola 137.3 km

€16 - €23

Helsinki to Kouvola by train

The train journey time between Helsinki and Kouvola is around 1h 24m and covers a distance of around 163 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 11m. Services are operated by Finnish Railways (VR). Typically 148 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 24m
Fastest train time:
1h 11m
Trains per week:
148
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:02
Last train departs at:
20:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Helsinki to Kouvola train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Helsinki → Kouvola
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Yes, travel within Finland is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kouvola is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kouvola is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kouvola is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kouvola is to bus which costs €5 - €8 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kouvola is to drive which costs €16 - €23 and takes 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Kouvola Veturi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Kouvola. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kouvola is 124 km. The road distance is 137.3 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kouvola without a car is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs €18 - €27.

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The train from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 1h 58m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kouvola is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs €18 - €27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €5 - €8 and takes 2h.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kouvola.
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  • Distance: 123.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 58m

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Kouvola hourly. Tickets cost €18 - €27 and the journey takes 1h 58m. Alternatively, Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Kouvola Veturi twice daily. Tickets cost €5 - €8 and the journey takes 2h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Kouvola is 137 km. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Helsinki to Kouvola.

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There are five+ hotels available in Kouvola. Prices start at €75 per night.

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