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

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Fly to Kajaani, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kajaani (KAJ) HEL - KAJ
  2. Take the bus from Kajaanin lentoasema to Suomussalmi linja-autoasema

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Train, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Kajaani 69 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Suomussalmi tori L 40

$81 - $120

2 alternative options

Fly to Kuusamo, drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuusamo (KAO) HEL - KAO
  2. Drive from Kuusamo to Suomussalmi

$122 - $338

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Suomussalmi 415.1 miles

$90 - $140

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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 bus which takes 8 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Helsinki to Suomussalmi, 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 Suomussalmi is 664 km. It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to drive from Helsinki to Suomussalmi.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Kajaani Airport.

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There are three+ 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 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Suomussalmi.
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  • Distance: 351.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Suomussalmi. However, you can take the bus to Helsinki-Vantaa, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Kajaani, take the walk to Kajaanin lentoasema, then take the bus to Suomussalmi. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Helsinki-Vantaa, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Kuusamo, then take the drive to Suomussalmi.

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 Kuusamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Taksi Anssi Rautiainen Oy Suomussalmi
Phone
+358 40 0381330
Website
liikennevirasto.fi
Bus from Kajaanin lentoasema to Suomussalmi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
liikennevirasto.fi
Pohjolan Matka
Phone
+358201 303 303
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Suomussalmi tori L
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pohjolanmatka.fi
Tilausmatkat
Website
tilausmatkat.info
Bus from Kajaani rautatieasema to Suomussalmi tori L
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tilausmatkat.info

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