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There are 3 ways to get from Helsinki to Kuopio by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Kuopio asema Hki - Kuo / ...

$35 - $60

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Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kuopio 243.7 miles

$55 - $80

Fly  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuopio (KUO) HEL - KUO

$57 - $225

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kuopio is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kuopio is to fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki asema and arriving at Kuopio asema. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kuopio is 336 km. The road distance is 389.9 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kuopio without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Helsinki asema to Kuopio asema takes 4 h 6 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kuopio is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kuopio Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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  • Distance: 209.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Kuopio every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, Finnair flies from Helsinki to Kuopio every 4 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Kuopio asema
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
www.vr.fi

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Kuopio is 390 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Helsinki to Kuopio.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kuopio Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Kuopio. Prices start at $92 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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