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There are 4 ways to get from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti by train, bus, night train or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lappeenranta to Joensuu

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from 2 to T

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from Lappeenranta to Joensuu

Drive

  1. Drive from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti

Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti by train and bus

The journey time between Lappeenranta and Kontiolahti is around 3h 53m and covers a distance of around 247 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Finnish Railways (VR) and Savonlinja Oy, the Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti service departs from Lappeenranta and arrives in Rakentajantie P. Typically 40 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

40 Weekly Services
3h 53m Average Duration
€29 Cheapest Price
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Lappeenranta → Kontiolahti
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0295 535 535

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Yes, travel within Finland is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kontiolahti is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kontiolahti is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kontiolahti is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

Last updated: 29 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti is to bus which costs €11 - €17 and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti. However, there are services departing from 2 and arriving at Kontiolahti linja-autoasema via Joensuu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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It is 209 km from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti. It is approximately 253.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti without a car is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs €28 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti, including transfers.

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Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from 2 station.

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The best way to get from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs €28 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €17 and takes 4h 40m.

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Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at T station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti is 253 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Lappeenranta to Kontiolahti.

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  • Distance: 208.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Lappeenranta, Finland and Kontiolahti, Finland?

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Lappeenranta to Joensuu every 3 hours. Tickets cost €23 - €35 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Alternatively, Onni Bus operates a bus from 2 to T once daily. Tickets cost €7 - €11 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

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