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There are 7 ways to get from Oslo to Helsinki by train, plane, car ferry, bus or car

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Train to Oslo, fly to Helsinki  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Helsinki (HEL) OSL - HEL

€45 - €267

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Train to Oslo Sandefjord, fly to Helsinki  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Nationaltheatret stasjon to Torp stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo Sandefjord (TRF) to Helsinki (HEL) TRF - HEL

€34 - €128

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Train to Oslo, fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Tallinn (TLL) OSL - TLL
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

€65 - €184

Bus, train, car ferry  •  25h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Oslo Central Bus Station to Karlstad Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki

€125 - €259

Bus, car ferry  •  26h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Arlanda terminal 4 buss
  2. Take the car ferry from Kapellskär to Mariehamn
  3. Take the car ferry from Mariehamn to Helsinki

€177 - €273

Bus, train, car ferry via Kolera-allas  •  27h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Oslo Central Bus Station to Karlstad Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

€363 - €392

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 27m

  1. Drive from Oslo to Stockholm
  2. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
  3. Drive from Tallinn to Helsinki

€241 - €413

Oslo to Helsinki by bus and car ferry

The journey time between Oslo and Helsinki is around 33h 32m and covers a distance of around 1048 km. The fastest journey normally takes 26h 10m. Operated by Bus4You, UL, SL and others, the Oslo to Helsinki service departs from Oslo Bussterminal and arrives in Helsinki. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
33h 32m
Fastest journey time:
26h 10m
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€231
Carbon emissions:
142 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
16:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oslo to Helsinki bus and car ferry schedules

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International entry into Finland from Norway

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Finland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Finland from Norway

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
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Rules to follow in Finland

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Considerations leaving from Norway

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Finland from Norway.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Helsinki 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Norway from Finland.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Helsinki is to train and fly which costs kr 460 - kr 2800 and takes 4h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Oslo to Helsinki is to train and fly which takes 4h 14m and costs kr 460 - kr 2800.

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The distance between Oslo and Helsinki is 787 km.

The best way to get from Oslo to Helsinki without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 25h 16m and costs kr 1200 - kr 2700.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Oslo to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Oslo. It is currently 11:25 PM in Oslo and 12:25 AM in Helsinki.

Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 535+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 786.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Helsinki, Finland?

There is no direct connection from Oslo to Helsinki. However, you can take the train to Oslo lufthavn stasjon, take the walk to Oslo airport, fly to Helsinki, take the walk to Lentoasema, then take the train to Helsinki. Alternatively, you can take the train to Torp stasjon, take the walk to Torp stasjon, take the line 175 bus to Sandefjord lufthavn Torp, take the walk to Oslo Sandefjord airport, fly to Helsinki, take the walk to Lentoasema, then take the train to Helsinki.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Oslo to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Oslo to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Helsinki via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Oslo to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €140
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Oslo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Helsinki via Trondheim
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Helsinki via Bergen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €250
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Helsinki via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Helsinki via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €100
Flights from Oslo to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €140
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Flights from Oslo to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Flights from Oslo to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Oslo Sandefjord to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €120
Flights from Oslo to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €90
Flights from Oslo to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €90
Train operators
Flytoget
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
Flytoget AS
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
vy.no
Train from Nationaltheatret stasjon to Torp stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
vy.no
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
€30 - €45
2nd Class Ticket
€30 - €40
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
€21 - €30
Bus operators
Vy bus4you
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Oslo Central Bus Station to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €45
Schedules at
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Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Karlstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Bus4You
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Arlanda terminal 4 buss
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Bus4You
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €90
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€24 - €75
Inside cabin
€55 - €75
Outside cabin
€65 - €90
Deluxe/Suite
€50 - €75
Passenger
€21 - €25
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €190
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€75 - €150
Inside cabin
€85 - €120
Outside cabin
€130 - €190
Deluxe/Suite
€330 - €450
Car ferry from Mariehamn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€75 - €110
Inside cabin
€75 - €100
Outside cabin
€110 - €160
Deluxe/Suite
€230 - €320
Car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €180
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€75 - €140
Inside cabin
€85 - €110
Outside cabin
€130 - €180
Deluxe/Suite
€310 - €430
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€69
Website
Viking Line
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€162
Website
Viking Line
Car ferry from Kapellskär to Mariehamn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€66
Website
Viking Line
Car ferry from Mariehamn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€129
Website
Viking Line
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€323
Website
St Peters Line
Car
€90
Passenger
€323

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