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Train via Saint Petersburg

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to St Petersburg -Finlyandskii
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Tver
  3. Take the train from Tver to Obninskoe

Cheapest

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the train from Tallinn to Moscow, Leningradsky Station
  3. Take the train from Moscow Kiyevsky Train Station to Shemyakino

Train

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Moskova
  2. Take the train from Moscow Kiyevsky Train Station to Shemyakino

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from 5 to 4
  2. Take the bus from Porvoo linja-autoasema to Saint Petersburg Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Moscow Severnye Vorota bus station
  4. Take a taxi from Sokol to Obninsk

Drive

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Obninsk

Train to Pulkovo, fly to Moscow Vnukovo, train

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to St Petersburg -Finlyandskii
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO)
  3. Take the train from Solnechnaya to Obninskoye

Train to Pulkovo, fly to Moscow Sheremetyevo, train

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to St Petersburg -Finlyandskii
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO)
  3. Take the train from Moscow Kiyevsky Train Station to Balabanovo

Train to Pulkovo, fly to Moscow Domodedovo, train

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to St Petersburg -Finlyandskii
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME)
  3. Take the train from Moscow Kiyevsky Train Station to Balabanovo

Train to Pulkovo, fly to Kaluga, train

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to St Petersburg -Finlyandskii
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Kaluga (KLF)
  3. Take the train from Kaluga 1 Station to Obninskoye

Fly Helsinki to Moscow Domodedovo, train

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME)
  2. Take the train from Moscow Kiyevsky Train Station to Balabanovo
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Obninsk is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Obninsk is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Obninsk is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Obninsk is to train and fly which costs €55 - €110 and takes 11h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Obninsk is to train and fly which costs €70 - €360 and takes 9h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Helsinki to Obninsk. However, there are services departing from Helsinki and arriving at Obninskoe via Ploshchad Lenina, St Petersburg Glavny and Tver. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 55m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Obninsk is 893 km. The road distance is 1149.7 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Obninsk without a car is to train via Saint Petersburg which takes 11h 55m and costs €75 - €120.

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It takes approximately 11h 55m to get from Helsinki to Obninsk, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Moscow Vnukovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Helsinki to Obninsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), arrive at Obninskoe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Obninsk is 1150 km. It takes approximately 13h to drive from Helsinki to Obninsk.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Obninsk.
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  • Distance: 892.9 km
  • Duration: 11h 55m

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

You can take a train from Helsinki to Obninsk via St Petersburg -Finlyandskii, Ploshchad Lenina, Ploshchad Vosstaniya, St Petersburg Glavny, and Tver in around 11h 55m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 3400 - RUB 12000
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 1700 - RUB 5500
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 2400 - RUB 6500
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Domodedovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 6000 - RUB 21000
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 1400 - RUB 6000
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 1800 - RUB 6000
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Domodedovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 6000 - RUB 21000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Moscow Domodedovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 8000 - RUB 31000
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 2700 - RUB 3700
Alrosa Air Company
Website
alrosa.aero
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 1200 - RUB 15000
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
RUB 1300 - RUB 13000
Severstal Air Company
Website
severstal-avia.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Cherepovets
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 1700 - RUB 17000
NordStar
Website
nordstar.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 1300 - RUB 15000
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaluga
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 1800 - RUB 19000
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Moscow Domodedovo via Athens
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RUB 5500 - RUB 16000
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to St Petersburg -Finlyandskii
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 2500 - RUB 3700
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Moskova
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 6000 - RUB 9000
Website
www.vr.fi
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Tver
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 1400 - RUB 2300
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1400 - RUB 2000
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 1600 - RUB 2300
Train from Tver to Obninskoe
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1200 - RUB 1700
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1200 - RUB 1700
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 1200 - RUB 1700
Central PPK
Website
central-ppk.ru
Train from Moscow Kiyevsky Train Station to Shemyakino
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RUB 220 - RUB 440
Schedules at
central-ppk.ru
Train from Solnechnaya to Obninskoye
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RUB 190 - RUB 370
Schedules at
central-ppk.ru
Train from Moscow Kiyevsky Train Station to Balabanovo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 200 - RUB 390
Schedules at
central-ppk.ru
Train from Kaluga 1 Station to Obninskoye
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 170 - RUB 240
Schedules at
central-ppk.ru
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Tallinn to Moscow, Leningradsky Station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1600 - RUB 7500
Website
Go Rail
Coupe wagon (four-berth)
RUB 3520
SV coupe (two-berth)
RUB 7235
Square card wagon
RUB 2868
Seating wagon
RUB 1695
Bus operators
Helsingin seudun liikenne
Phone
+358 9 47664000
Email
hsl@hsl.fi
Website
hsl.fi
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Porvoo linja-autoas.
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 180 - RUB 700
Schedules at
aikataulut.hsl.fi
Bus Travel Oy Reissu Ruoti
Phone
029 170 0124
Email
asiakaspalvelu@reissuruoti.fi
Website
reissuruoti.fi
Bus from 5 to 4
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Bus Travel Oy Reissu Ruoti
Sov Avto
Phone
+7-812-612-82-30
Email
sovavtobus@sovavto.ru
Website
bus.sovavto.com
Bus from Porvoo linja-autoasema to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 4600
Schedules at
bus.sovavto.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Moscow Severnye Vorota bus station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 1000 - RUB 1700
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 1300 - RUB 6000
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
RUB 1500 - RUB 4900
Inside cabin
RUB 3700 - RUB 4800
Outside cabin
RUB 4300 - RUB 6000
Deluxe/Suite
RUB 3500 - RUB 4900
Passenger
RUB 1300 - RUB 1700
Other operators
Taxi from Sokol to Obninsk
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Estimated price
RUB 2200 - RUB 2700
Yandex Taxi
Phone
+7 495 999 99 99
Website
taxi.yandex.com
Taxi Moskva
Phone
+7 495 255-33-99
Website
themoscowtaxi.ru
Taksik
Phone
+7 495 921-38-31
Website
taxik.ru
Old Taxi
Phone
+7 495 665-1-665
Website
oldtaxi.ru

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UTair Aviation, Alrosa Air Company, Pobeda Airlines LLC and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Moscow Vnukovo Airport.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €2 - €5.

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