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

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Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kuopio to Helsinki 68 / ...

$35 - $60

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Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Kuopio to Helsinki 244 miles

$55 - $80

Fly  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Kuopio (KUO) to Helsinki (HEL) KUO - HEL

$57 - $224

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kuopio and arriving at Helsinki. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Kuopio and Helsinki is 336 km. The road distance is 390.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kuopio to Helsinki without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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The train from Kuopio to Helsinki takes 4 h 9 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Kuopio to Helsinki is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuopio Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuopio to Helsinki is 390 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Kuopio to Helsinki.

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Finnair offers flights from Kuopio Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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  • Distance: 209.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Kuopio to Helsinki 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, Finnair flies from Kuopio to Helsinki every 4 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Kuopio to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)

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The best way to get from Kuopio to Kuopio Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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