There are 4 ways to get from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi by train, car, plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Iisalmi 65 / ...

$96 - $132

Cheapest option

Fly to Joensuu, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Joensuu (JOE) HEL - JOE
  2. Take the bus from Pakomaja, L to Iisalmi linja-autoasema

$88 - $270

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi 308.3 miles

$65 - $110

Fly to Kuopio, train, line 1 bus, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuopio (KUO) HEL - KUO
  2. Take the train from Kuopio to Iisalmi
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Ylä-Savon Ammattioppilaitos I to Iisalmi linja-autoasema
  4. Take the bus from Iisalmi linja-autoasema to Sonkajärvi las

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Helsinki to Sonkajärvi, including transfers.

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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 22 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Iisalmi
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kuopio to Iisalmi
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Kantamatkat
Phone
045 - 123 6946
Email
kantamatkat@hotmail.fi
Website
kantamatkat.fi
Bus from Pakomaja, L to Iisalmi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kantamatkat.fi
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
+358 20 1303450
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Pakomaja, L to Iisalmi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$37 - $42
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Pohjolan Matka
Phone
+358201 303 303
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Ylä-Savon Ammattioppilaitos I to Iisalmi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
pohjolanmatka.fi
Linja-autoliike Veljekset Laitinen Oy
Phone
+358 17 752556
Website
linja-autoliikelaitinen.fi
Bus from Iisalmi linja-autoasema to Sonkajärvi las
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Linja-autoliike Veljekset Laitinen Oy
Henkilökuljetus Rissanen Oy
Phone
044 7279546
Email
rissanenoy@gmail.com
Website
henkilokuljetusrissanen.fi
Bus from Iisalmi linja-autoasema to Sonkajärvi las
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
henkilokuljetusrissanen.fi

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