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

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Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Joensuu 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Joensuu to Nurmes 761 / ...

$59 - $87

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Train, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Joensuu 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Joensuu to Nurmes 9720 / ...

$68 - $97

Bus  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Katajanokan terminaali to Vyborg
  2. Take the bus from Vyborg Druzhba Hotel to Joensuu 995
  3. Take the bus from Joensuu to Nurmes

$70 - $92

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Nurmes 323.1 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Joensuu, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Joensuu (JOE) HEL - JOE
  2. Take the train from Joensuu to Nurmes

$68 - $255

Fly to Kajaani, drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kajaani (KAJ) HEL - KAJ
  2. Drive from Kajaani to Nurmes

$73 - $354

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Nurmes is to train which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Nurmes is to fly and drive which costs 60€ - 310€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Nurmes is 435 km. The road distance is 517 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Helsinki to Nurmes, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Nurmes. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Katajanokan terminaali and arriving at Nurmes via Vyborg Druzhba Hotel and Joensuu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Helsinki to Nurmes. However, there are services departing from Helsinki and arriving at Nurmes via Joensuu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Nurmes, Pohjois-Karjala, Finland?

You can take a train from Helsinki to Nurmes via Joensuu in around 7 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Nurmes via Vyborg, Vyborg Druzhba Hotel, and Joensuu in around 15 h 1 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Joensuu to Nurmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Phone
013 122 324
Email
tilausajot@skl.fi
Website
savokarjalanlinja.fi
Bus from Joensuu to Nurmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Sov Avto
Website
bus.sovavto.ru
Bus from Helsinki Katajanokan terminaali to Vyborg
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bus.sovavto.ru
International bus route 995
Phone
+ 7-921-333-80-38
Email
partner_@bk.ru
Website
marshrut995.spb.ru
Bus from Vyborg Druzhba Hotel to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
marshrut995.spb.ru

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