There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Murmansk by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Helsinki to Murmansk  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Murmansk (MMK) HEL - MMK

$83 - $272

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Bus, train  •  35 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Central to Ozerki
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Murmansk D

$56 - $101

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Fly Helsinki to Ivalo, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Ivalo (IVL) HEL - IVL
  2. Take the bus from Ivalo, Finland to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori

$93 - $467

Train to Pulkovo, fly to Murmansk  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Tikkurila to Pietari (Finljandski)
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Murmansk (MMK) LED - MMK

$121 - $212

Train, bus  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 273 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH
  3. Take the bus from Ivalo, Finland to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori

$136 - $194

Train via Финляндский Вокзал  •  30 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Murmansk D

$65 - $126

Train  •  33 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Ladozhski) 31
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Murmansk D

$63 - $124

Drive  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Murmansk 834.8 miles

$180 - $280

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No, there is no direct train from Helsinki to Murmansk. However, there are services departing from Helsinki and arriving at Murmansk via St Petersburg Ladogskii. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 27 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Murmansk is 1052 km. The road distance is 1335.7 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Murmansk without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Helsinki to Murmansk, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Murmansk is to fly which takes 8 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 30 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Helsinki Airport to Murmansk Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Murmansk is 1 h ahead of Helsinki. It is currently 7:18 PM in Helsinki and 7:18 PM in Murmansk.

Helsinki to Murmansk train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Murmansk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Murmansk is 1336 km. It takes approximately 17 h 33 min to drive from Helsinki to Murmansk.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Murmansk.
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  • Distance: 657.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Murmansk, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Finnair and two other airlines fly from Helsinki to Murmansk every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki to Murmansk via Pietari (Finljandski), Финляндский Вокзал, Кт, Novocherkasskaya, Ladozhskaya, and St Petersburg Ladogskii in around 30 h 39 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Helsinki to Murmansk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Helsinki to Murmansk via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Pulkovo to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Pulkovo to Murmansk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Helsinki to Murmansk via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Pulkovo to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Nordavia
Website
nordavia.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Ladozhski)
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Ladogskii to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
25 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$26 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Avto-Express
Bus from Ivalo, Finland to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
ae51.ru
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ae51.ru
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Transgold
Phone
+7(812) 995-06-05
Email
office@transgold.ru
Website
transgold.ru
Bus from Helsinki Central to Ozerki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $31
Schedules at
transgold.ru

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S7 Airlines, Finnair and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Murmansk Airport.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Murmansk. Prices start at $22 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 .

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