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

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Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Parikkala 11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Parikkala to Savonlinna 743 / ...

$40 - $60

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Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Katajanokan terminaali to Vyborg
  2. Take the bus from Vyborg to Savonlinna

$37 - $61

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Train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Imatra 11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Keskusliikenneasema P to Possentornit L Keskusliikenneasema P - Savonlinnan Keskussairaala I

$48 - $66

Train, bus via Mikkeli matkakeskus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Mikkeli 63 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mikkeli matkakeskus to Savonlinnan linja-autoasema 7320

$57 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna 207.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Savonlinna (SVL) HEL - SVL

$120 - $434

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna is to train which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Savonlinna. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Katajanokan terminaali and arriving at Savonlinna via Vyborg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Helsinki to Savonlinna. However, there are services departing from Helsinki and arriving at Savonlinna via Parikkala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Helsinki and Savonlinna is 284 km. The road distance is 331.8 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Savonlinna bus services, operated by Sov Avto, depart from Helsinki Katajanokan terminaali station.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna is to train which takes 5 h and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna.
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  • Distance: 177.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Helsinki to Savonlinna via Parikkala in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Savonlinna via Vyborg in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Helsinki to Savonlinna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Parikkala
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Parikkala to Savonlinna
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Imatra
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Mikkeli
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Keskusliikenneasema P to Possentornit L
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Soisalon Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 20 7411090
Email
soisalonliikenne@soisalonliikenne.com
Website
soisalonliikenne.com
Bus from Mikkeli matkakeskus to Savonlinnan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Schedules at
Soisalon Liikenne 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
Ensi Bus
Website
ensi-bus.ru
Bus from Vyborg to Savonlinna
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ensi-bus.ru

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Savonlinna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Helsinki to Savonlinna bus services, operated by Ensi Bus, arrive at Savonlinna station.

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Helsinki to Savonlinna train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Savonlinna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Savonlinna is 332 km. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Savonlinna Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Savonlinna. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs 5€ - 8€.

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