There are 2 ways to get from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi by train or car

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Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Iisalmi 69 / ...

$95 - $131

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Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi 308.3 miles

$65 - $110

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The distance between Helsinki and Sonkajärvi is 412 km. The road distance is 493.4 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi without a car is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Sonkajärvi is 493 km. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Sonkajärvi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 257.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Sonkajärvi, Pohjois-Savo, Finland?

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 9 min.

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Finnish Railways (VR)

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