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There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Suomussalmi by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, Ski Bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Kajaani Hki - Ol / ...
  2. Take the Ski Bus from Kajaani to Suomussalmi F5

$54 - $79

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Ski Bus  •  9h 20m

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

$21 - $35

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Night train, bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the night train from Helsinki to Kajaani 73
  2. Take the bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Suomussalmi tori L 40

$81 - $119

Drive  •  7h 38m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Suomussalmi 415.1 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Kuusamo, Ski Bus  •  5h 31m

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

$123 - $342

Fly to Kajaani, Ski Bus  •  6h 42m

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

$56 - $334

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Suomussalmi is to Ski Bus which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 9h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Suomussalmi is to fly and Ski Bus which costs 100€ - 300€ and takes 5h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helsinki - Kamppi and arriving at Suomussalmi. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Suomussalmi is 562 km. The road distance is 664.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Suomussalmi without a car is to train and Ski Bus which takes 8h 40m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 8h 40m to get from Helsinki to Suomussalmi, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Kuusamo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Suomussalmi is 664 km. It takes approximately 7h 38m to drive from Helsinki to Suomussalmi.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Suomussalmi.
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  • Distance: 351.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 40m

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

Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki to Suomussalmi 3 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 9h 20m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kuusamo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
www.vr.fi
Night train from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Kajaani to Suomussalmi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Suomussalmi
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Kuusamo to Suomussalmi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Pohjolan Matka
Phone
+358201 303 303
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Suomussalmi tori L
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pohjolanmatka.fi
Kai Heikkinen Oy
Phone
+358 40 0306305
Website
kaiheikkinen.fi
Bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Suomussalmi tori L
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Kai Heikkinen Oy
Tilausmatkat
Phone
017 – 26 333 23
Email
toimisto @ tilausmatkat.info
Website
tilausmatkat.info
Bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Suomussalmi tori L
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tilausmatkat.info

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kuusamo Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Suomussalmi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 9€.

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