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

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Train, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Kajaani 65 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Puolanka MH 30

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Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Puolanka 410.8 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Kajaani, bus  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kajaani (KAJ) HEL - KAJ
  2. Take the bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Puolanka MH

Fly to Oulu, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Oulu (OUL) HEL - OUL
  2. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Paltamo
  3. Take the bus from Paltamo to Puolanka MH

Fly to Kuusamo, bus, taxi  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuusamo (KAO) HEL - KAO
  2. Take the bus from Kuusamo linja-autoasema to Taivalkosken linja-autoasema
  3. Take a taxi from Taivalkosken linja-autoasema to Siikajärvi th
  4. Take the bus from Siikajärvi th to Ouluntie E

Fly to Kuopio, train, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuopio (KUO) HEL - KUO
  2. Take the train from Kuopio to Kajaani
  3. Take the bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Puolanka MH

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Puolanka is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Puolanka is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Puolanka is 541 km. The road distance is 657.3 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Puolanka without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 44 min to get from Helsinki to Puolanka, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kajaani Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Puolanka is 657 km. It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to drive from Helsinki to Puolanka.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kajaani Airport.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 6€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Puolanka.
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  • Distance: 338.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 44 min

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

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Puolanka. However, you can take the train to Kajaani, take the walk to Kajaani rautatieasema, then take the bus to Puolanka MH. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Puolanka.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Kuusamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
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)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kuopio to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Suorsan Liikenne Ky
Phone
+358 40 0610285
Email
info@suorsanliikenne.fi
Website
suorsanliikenne.fi
Bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Puolanka MH
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Suorsan Liikenne Ky
Bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Puolanka MH
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Suorsan Liikenne Ky
Bus from Paltamo to Puolanka MH
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Suorsan Liikenne Ky
Kai Heikkinen Oy
Phone
+358 40 0306305
Website
kaiheikkinen.fi
Bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Puolanka MH
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Kai Heikkinen Oy
Bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Puolanka MH
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Kai Heikkinen Oy
Bus from Paltamo to Puolanka MH
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Kai Heikkinen Oy
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
+358 20 1303450
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Paltamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Ruka Charter Oy
Phone
+358 (0) 40 722 2022
Email
rainer.rontti@rukacharter.fi
Website
rukacharter.fi
Bus from Kuusamo linja-autoasema to Taivalkosken linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Ruka Charter Oy
Puolangan Bussipalvelu Ky
Website
puolanganbussipalvelu.fi
Bus from Siikajärvi th to Ouluntie E
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
puolanganbussipalvelu.fi
Other operators
Taxi from Taivalkosken linja-autoasema to Siikajärvi th
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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