There are 5 ways to get from Kuopio to Joensuu by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Linja-autoasema to Kaavi MH 90
  2. Take the bus from Kaavi MH to Pankkitalo I Iisalmi linja-autoasema - Joensuu

$33 - $39

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kuopio to Pieksämäki 68 / ...
  2. Take the train from Pieksämäki to Joensuu 723 / ...

$29 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus via Nahkurintie P  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Linja-autoasema to Nahkurintie P 61
  2. Take the bus from Nahkurintie to Urheilutalo I Iisalmi linja-autoasema - Joensuu

Bus via Polvijärvi linja-autoasema  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Linja-autoasema to Kaavi MH 90
  2. Take the bus from Kaavi MH to Polvijärvi linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Polvijärvi linja-autoasema to Kauppatori I

$36 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Kuopio to Joensuu 85.4 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Kuopio to Joensuu is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuopio to Joensuu is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Kuopio and Joensuu is 111 km. The road distance is 136.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Kuopio to Joensuu, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuopio to Joensuu. However, there are services departing from Linja-autoasema and arriving at Pankkitalo I via Kaavi MH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuopio to Joensuu. However, there are services departing from Kuopio and arriving at Joensuu via Pieksämäki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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

You can take a bus from Kuopio to Joensuu via Kaavi MH in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuopio to Joensuu via Pieksämäki in around 4 h 3 min.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Kuopio to Pieksämäki
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Pieksämäki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Linja-autoasema to Kaavi MH
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Kantamatkat
Phone
045 - 123 6946
Email
kantamatkat@hotmail.fi
Website
kantamatkat.fi
Bus from Kaavi MH to Pankkitalo I
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
kantamatkat.fi
Bus from Nahkurintie to Urheilutalo I
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kantamatkat.fi
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
+358 20 1303450
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Kaavi MH to Kauppatori I
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Savonlinja
Phone
+358 20 1415500
Email
info@savonlinja.fi
Website
savonlinja.fi
Bus from Linja-autoasema to Nahkurintie P
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
savonlinja.fi
Linja-Karjala Oy
Website
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Bus from Linja-autoasema to Nahkurintie P
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
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Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Phone
013 122 324
Email
tilausajot@skl.fi
Website
savokarjalanlinja.fi
Bus from Kaavi MH to Polvijärvi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy
Bus from Polvijärvi linja-autoasema to Kauppatori I
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
Savo-Karjalan Linja Oy

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