There are 8 ways to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki 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  •  9 h 41 min

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

$49 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  16 h

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

$29 - $42

6 alternative options

Bus Incoming Finland  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Petrozavodsk to Itäkeskus

$48 - $50

Bus Petrozavodsk transport  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki

$37 - $41

Night train, train  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Petrosawodsk-Pass to St Petersburg Ladogskii Express
  2. Take the train from Pietari (Ladozhski) to Helsinki 570 / ...

$48 - $83

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki 406.2 miles

$90 - $140

Bus to Joensuu, fly  •  8 h 55 min

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

$66 - $244

Train to St. Petersburg, fly  •  9 h 24 min

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

$106 - $328

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki is to bus which costs RUB 1900 - RUB 2800 and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki is to bus and fly which costs RUB 4400 - RUB 17000 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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

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

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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 17 h 29 min.

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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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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, Incoming Finland operates a bus from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki once daily. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Joensuu to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from St. Petersburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Petrosawodsk-Pass to St Petersburg Ladogskii
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
8 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Incoming Finland
Phone
+358 400 669 550
Email
info@incoming.fi
Website
incoming.fi
Bus from Petrozavodsk to Itäkeskus
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
incoming.fi
Bus from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
incoming.fi
Petrozavodsk transport
Website
ptz-trans.ru
Bus from Petrozavodsk to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37 - $41
Schedules at
ptz-trans.ru
Bus from Petrozavodsk to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $26
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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