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

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Kuopio 9 / ...

$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 19 min

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

$55 - $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 4 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 19 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 train from Helsinki to Kuopio takes 4 h 4 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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The nearest airport to Kuopio is Kuopio (KUO) Airport which is 14.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Joensuu (JOE) (101.9 km), Jyvaskyla (JYV) (115.6 km), Oulu (OUL) (252.9 km) and Vaasa (VAA) (299.4 km).

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kuopio.
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  • Distance: 209.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

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

Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
57 min
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)

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