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There are 5 ways to get from Sortavala to Helsinki by car, train, bus or plane

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Drive, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Sortavala to Kesälahti
  2. Take the train from Kesälahti to Helsinki asema 4 / ...

$54 - $83

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Drive, bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Drive from Sortavala to Kesälahti
  2. Take the bus from Kesälahti to Helsinki - Kamppi F6

$31 - $46

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Sortavala to Helsinki 253.9 miles

$55 - $85

Drive to Savonlinna, fly  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from Sortavala to Savonlinna
  2. Fly from Savonlinna (SVL) to Helsinki (HEL) SVL - HEL

$99 - $332

Drive, train to Joensuu, fly  •  6h 4m

  1. Drive from Sortavala to Kesälahti
  2. Take the train from Kesälahti to Joensuu asema
  3. Fly from Joensuu (JOE) to Helsinki (HEL) JOE - HEL

$79 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sortavala to Helsinki is to drive and bus which costs RUB 2000 - RUB 3100 and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Sortavala to Helsinki is to drive and fly which costs RUB 6000 - RUB 22000 and takes 4h 12m.

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The distance between Sortavala and Helsinki is 356 km. The road distance is 406.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Sortavala to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Savonlinna Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Helsinki is 1h behind Sortavala. It is currently 6:28 AM in Sortavala and 5:28 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Sortavala to Helsinki is 406 km. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Sortavala to Helsinki.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Savonlinna Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 788+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sortavala to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 222.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 48m

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

There is no direct connection from Sortavala to Helsinki. However, you can take the drive to Kesälahti then take the train to Helsinki asema. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kesälahti then take the bus to Helsinki - Kamppi.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Joensuu to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Savonlinna to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Kesälahti to Helsinki asema
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kesälahti to Joensuu asema
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Kesälahti to Helsinki - Kamppi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
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