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

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Fly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Oulu (OUL) HEL - OUL

$41 - $145

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Oulu 47 / ...

$55 - $90

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Oulu 379 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Oulu is to train which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Oulu is to fly which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Oulu is 539 km. The road distance is 606.4 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Oulu. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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

Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Helsinki to Oulu every 4 hours. Alternatively, Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Oulu 5 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 19 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)

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