There are 7 ways to get from Lapland to Vaasa by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Oulu 264 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Seinäjoki 28 / ...
  3. Take the train from Seinäjoki to Vaasa 43 / ...

$61 - $92

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the night train from Rovaniemi to Seinäjoki 274 / ...
  2. Take the train from Seinäjoki to Vaasa 43 / ...

$58 - $86

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Linja-autoasema T
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Seinäjoki 28 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Seinäjoki matkakeskus to Vaasanpuistikko 12

$83 - $114

Night train, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from Rovaniemi to Lapua 266
  2. Take the bus from Lapuan Matkakeskus to Vaasa matkakeskus Alajärvi

Drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Vaasa 336.9 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Rovaniemi to Vaasa  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Vaasa (VAA) RVN - VAA

$79 - $467

Fly Kemi to Kokkola/Pietarsaari, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Kemi (KEM) to Kokkola/Pietarsaari (KOK) KEM - KOK
  2. Take the train from Kokkola to Seinäjoki
  3. Take the train from Seinäjoki to Vaasa

$243 - $653

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lapland to Vaasa is to night train and train which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lapland to Vaasa is to fly and train which costs 200€ - 600€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Lapland and Vaasa is 564 km. The road distance is 539 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Lapland to Vaasa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lapland to Vaasa. However, there are services departing from Rovaniemi and arriving at Vaasa via Oulu and Seinäjoki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Vaasa via Oulu and Seinäjoki in around 8 h 40 min. Alternatively, Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa 5 times a day.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Vaasa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kemi to Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Oulu
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Seinäjoki
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Seinäjoki to Vaasa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
www.vr.fi
Night train from Rovaniemi to Seinäjoki
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
www.vr.fi
Night train from Rovaniemi to Lapua
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kokkola to Seinäjoki
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Linja-autoasema T
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Urpolan Liikenne Ky
Phone
+358 6 2669102
Email
urpolan.liikenne@pp.inet.fi
Website
urpolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Seinäjoki matkakeskus to Vaasanpuistikko 12
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
Urpolan Liikenne Ky
Härmän Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 6 4848749
Website
harmanliikenne.fi
Bus from Lapuan Matkakeskus to Vaasa matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
Härmän Liikenne Oy

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