There are 5 ways to get from Helsinki to Turku by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku/Åbo Intercity / ...

$19 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Yliopisto (TYKS U-sairaala) Hki linja-autoasema - Linja-autoasema, laituri 1 / ...

$5 - $35

3 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h

  1. Take the night train from Helsinki to Turku/Åbo Intercity

$19 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Turku 103.6 miles

$23 - $35

Fly  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Turku (TKU) HEL - TKU

$52 - $130

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Turku hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki to Turku hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Turku
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Yliopisto (TYKS U-sairaala)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
onnibus.com
J. Vainion Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 2 777330
Email
tilausajot@vainionliikenne.fi
Website
vainionliikenne.fi
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Tuomiokirkkotori
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31 - $35
Schedules at
vainionliikenne.fi
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Tuomiokirkkotori
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Helsinki and Turku is 150 km. The road distance is 166 km.

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Turku is to train which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Turku is to drive which takes 1 h 46 min and costs 19€ - 29€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Turku/Åbo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hki linja-autoasema and arriving at Yliopisto (TYKS U-sairaala). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

The train from Helsinki to Turku/Åbo takes 1 h 58 min including transfers and departs hourly.