There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Kuusamo by plane, train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuusamo (KAO) HEL - KAO

$123 - $335

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Jyväskylä Matkakeskus
  2. Take the train from Jyväskylä to Kontiomäki
  3. Take the bus from Kontiomäki rautatieasema to Kuusamo linja-autoasema

$88 - $116

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Oulu  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Oulu 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Kuusamo linja-autoasema Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Kuusamo linja-autoasema

$98 - $135

Train, bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Kontiomäki 65 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kontiomäki rautatieasema to Kuusamo linja-autoasema Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Kuusamo linja-autoasema

$98 - $127

Bus  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Pudasjärven linja-autoasema Hki linja-autoasema - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  2. Take the bus from Pudasjärven linja-autoasema to Kuusamo linja-autoasema Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Kuusamo linja-autoasema

$122 - $164

Drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kuusamo 502.8 miles

$110 - $170

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

Finnair flies from Helsinki to Kuusamo 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Kuusamo via Pudasjärven linja-autoasema in around 14 h 3 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kuusamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Kontiomäki
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Jyväskylä to Kontiomäki
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Koillismaan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
0201 303 303
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Kuusamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Schedules at
Koillismaan Turistiauto Oy
Bus from Kontiomäki rautatieasema to Kuusamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$44 - $48
Schedules at
Koillismaan Turistiauto Oy
Bus from Pudasjärven linja-autoasema to Kuusamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
Koillismaan Turistiauto Oy
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
+358 20 1303450
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Kuusamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Bus from Pudasjärven linja-autoasema to Kuusamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Nevakivi Oy
Phone
+358 8 822052
Email
nevakivi@nevakivi.fi
Website
nevakivi.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Kuusamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
Nevakivi Oy
Bus from Pudasjärven linja-autoasema to Kuusamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
Nevakivi Oy
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Jyväskylä Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
onnibus.com
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Pudasjärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Helsinki and Kuusamo is 679 km. The road distance is 804 km.

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kuusamo is to bus and train which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 13 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kuusamo is to fly which takes 3 h 21 min and costs 100€ - 290€.

No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Kuusamo. However, there are services departing from Hki linja-autoasema and arriving at Kuusamo linja-autoasema via Pudasjärven linja-autoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Helsinki to Kuusamo, including transfers.