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There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Kajaani Hki - Ol / ...

$50 - $75

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Ski Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the Ski Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kajaani F5

$18 - $27

6 alternative options

Night train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Helsinki to Kajaani 73

$50 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Sotkamo 370.7 miles

$80 - $130

Fly to Kajaani, bus  •  6 h 2 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 8 min

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

$56 - $173

Fly to Kuopio, train, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuopio (KUO) HEL - KUO
  2. Take the train from Siilinjärvi Asema to Kajaani
  3. Take the bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Sotkamo linja-autoasema

Fly to Kuusamo, Ski Bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuusamo (KAO) HEL - KAO
  2. Take the Ski Bus from Kuusamo to Kajaani

$126 - $347

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo is to Ski Bus which costs 15€ - 24€ and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Sotkamo. However, there are services departing from Helsinki - Kamppi and arriving at Sotkamo linja-autoasema via Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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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 8 h and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Sotkamo bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Helsinki - Kamppi station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo is to train which takes 8 h and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can Ski Bus, which costs 15€ - 24€ and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kajaani Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Helsinki to Sotkamo bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Kajaani station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Sotkamo.
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  • Distance: 297.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Sotkamo 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki to Sotkamo 3 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Helsinki to Kuusamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
www.vr.fi
Night train from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
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 Siilinjärvi Asema to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
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Bus from Kuusamo to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
onnibus.com
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
matka-kyllonen.fi
Bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Sotkamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
matka-kyllonen.fi
Kajaanin Tila-autot Oy
Phone
050 3087845
Email
jaana.haataja@ktaoy.fi
Website
kajaanintila-autot.fi
Bus from Kajaani linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Sotkamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kajaanintila-autot.fi

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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 181+ 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 train which takes 32 min and costs 2€ - 9€.

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