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There are 3 ways to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Savonlinna C14

9€ - 14€

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Train  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Parikkala 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Parikkala to Savonlinna 743 / ...

42€ - 62€

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna 332.4 km

35€ - 60€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Savonlinna is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Savonlinna is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Savonlinna is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna is to bus which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Savonlinna. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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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 5h 5m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Savonlinna is 284 km. The road distance is 332.4 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna without a car is to bus which takes 4h 50m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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The bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Savonlinna takes 4h 50m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Helsinki to Savonlinna bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Helsinki Kamppi 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 bus which takes 4h 50m and costs 9€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 5h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Savonlinna.
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  • Distance: 284.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

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

Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Savonlinna once daily. Tickets cost 9€ - 14€ and the journey takes 4h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki to Savonlinna via Parikkala in around 5h 5m.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Parikkala
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Parikkala to Savonlinna
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
www.vr.fi
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Helsinki to Savonlinna bus services, operated by Onni 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 3h 53m to drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Savonlinna. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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