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

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

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

$35 - $55

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Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Vaasa 263.5 miles

$55 - $90

Fly  •  3 h

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

$62 - $218

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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 53 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 best way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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The train from Helsinki to Vaasa takes 3 h 53 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Vaasa is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Vaasa Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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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 4 h 54 min to drive from Helsinki to Vaasa.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Vaasa Airport.

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  • Distance: 231 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 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 53 min. Alternatively, Finnair flies from Helsinki to Vaasa 4 times a day.

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

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There are 34+ hotels available in Vaasa. Prices start at $88 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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