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

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Vaasa Hki - Vs / ...

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Meilahti, Töölön tulli to Vaasa F8

$16 - $24

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 54m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Vaasa 263.5 miles

$55 - $90

Fly  •  3h 10m

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

$58 - $219

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa is to bus which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 3h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Meilahti, Töölön tulli and arriving at Vaasa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki asema and arriving at Vaasa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 46m.

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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 best way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Helsinki asema to Vaasa takes 3h 46m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Helsinki to Vaasa bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Meilahti, Töölön tulli station.

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Helsinki to Vaasa train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Helsinki asema station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 7h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Vaasa.
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  • Distance: 231 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Vaasa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 46m. Alternatively, Onni Bus operates a bus from Helsinki to Vaasa twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vaasa
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Meilahti, Töölön tulli to Vaasa
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
onnibus.com

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Vaasa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Helsinki to Vaasa train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Vaasa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Vaasa is 422 km. It takes approximately 4h 54m to drive from Helsinki to Vaasa.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Vaasa Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Vaasa. Prices start at $80 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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