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

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Train via Ploshchad Lenina  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Petrosawodsk-Pass to St Petersburg Ladogskii D
  2. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

$50 - $83

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Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Petrozavodsk to Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2
  2. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi St.Petersburg

$30 - $43

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Train  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Petrosawodsk-Pass to St Petersburg Ladogskii D
  2. Take the train from Pietari (Ladozhski) to Helsinki 32

$48 - $81

Bus Petrozavodsk transport  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki

$38 - $42

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki 406.2 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Pulkovo, fly  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Petrosawodsk-Pass to St Petersburg Ladogskii
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Helsinki (HEL) LED - HEL

$108 - $328

Bus to Joensuu, fly  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Petrozavodsk to Joensuu
  2. Fly from Joensuu (JOE) to Helsinki (HEL) JOE - HEL

$68 - $247

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The cheapest way to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki is to bus which costs RUB 1900 - RUB 2800 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki is to train and fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 22000 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Petrozavodsk and arriving at Helsinki. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki. However, there are services departing from Petrosawodsk-Pass and arriving at Helsinki via Pietari (Ladozhski). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 24 min.

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The distance between Petrozavodsk and Helsinki is 538 km. The road distance is 650 km.

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The best way to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki without a car is to train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs RUB 3200 - RUB 5500.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki, including transfers.

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Petrozavodsk to Helsinki bus services, operated by Petrozavodsk transport, depart from Petrozavodsk station.

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Petrozavodsk to Helsinki train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Petrosawodsk-Pass station.

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The best way to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki is to train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs RUB 3200 - RUB 5500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 2500 - RUB 2800 and takes 16 h.

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Map of how to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 336.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 41 min

What companies run services between Petrozavodsk, Russia and Helsinki, Finland?

You can take a train from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki via St Petersburg Ladogskii, Ladozhskaya, Dostoyevskaya, Vladimirskaya, Ploshchad Lenina, and Pietari (Finljandski) in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, Petrozavodsk transport operates a bus from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki twice daily. Tickets cost $38 - $42 and the journey takes 16 h.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Joensuu to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Petrosawodsk-Pass to St Petersburg Ladogskii
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$12 - $19
2nd Class (Kupé)
$17 - $26
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Ladozhski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Petrozavodsk transport
Website
ptz-trans.ru
Bus from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
ptz-trans.ru
Bus from Petrozavodsk to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Schedules at
ptz-trans.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Petrozavodsk to Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Petrozavodsk to Helsinki bus services, operated by Petrozavodsk transport, arrive at Helsinki station.

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Helsinki is 1 h behind Petrozavodsk. It is currently 7:07 AM in Petrozavodsk and 6:07 AM in Helsinki.

Petrozavodsk to Helsinki train services, operated by VR Osakeyhtiö, arrive at Helsinki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Petrozavodsk to Helsinki is 650 km. It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to drive from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki.

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Finnair offers flights from Pulkovo Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 671+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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