There are 5 ways to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo 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.

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Train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$50 - $75

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Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Sotkamo 370.7 miles

$80 - $130

Fly to Kajaani, bus  •  5 h 55 min

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

Fly to Oulu, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Oulu (OUL) HEL - OUL
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Kajaani

$56 - $166

Fly to Kuopio, train, bus  •  7 h 52 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 linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Sotkamo linja-autoasema

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The distance between Helsinki and Sotkamo is 476 km. The road distance is 593.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo without a car is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kajaani Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Sotkamo is 593 km. It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to drive from Helsinki to Sotkamo.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kajaani Airport.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Sotkamo. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo.
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  • Distance: 297.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Sotkamo twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 1 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
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 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kuopio to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Pohjolan Matka
Phone
+358201 303 303
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Sotkamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
pohjolanmatka.fi
A Kyllonen Oy
Phone
+358 8 6550256
Website
akyllonen.fi
Bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Sotkamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
A Kyllonen Oy
Matka-Kyllönen Oy
Phone
+358 8 6520771
Email
matkatoimisto@matka-kyllonen.inet.fi
Website
personal.inet.fi
Bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Sotkamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
personal.inet.fi
Kajaanin Tila-autot Oy
Website
ktaoy.fi
Bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Sotkamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
ktaoy.fi

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