There are 3 ways to get from Helsinki to Vaasa by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Vaasa 45 / ...

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Vaasa 263.5 miles

$55 - $90

Fly  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Vaasa (VAA) HEL - VAA

$61 - $219

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Vaasa is 370 km. The road distance is 421.5 km.

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The train from Helsinki to Vaasa takes 3 h 43 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Vaasa. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Vaasa.
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  • Distance: 231 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Vaasa 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, Finnair flies from Helsinki to Vaasa 5 times a day.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vaasa
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)

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