There are 4 ways to get from Tampere to Helsinki by train, bus, 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  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Helsinki 48 / ...

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampere linja-autoasema to Töölön kisahalli Tampere linja-autoasema - Hki linja-autoasema / ...

$6 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Tampere to Helsinki 110.9 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Helsinki (HEL) TMP - HEL

$51 - $129

What companies run services between Tampere, Finland and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Tampere to Helsinki hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, Paunu Express Bus operates a bus from Tampere to Helsinki hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $39 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tampere to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Paunu Express Bus
Phone
020 764 94 00
Email
etunimi.sukunimi@paunu.fi
Website
paunu.fi
Bus from Tampere linja-autoasema to Töölön kisahalli
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $39
Schedules at
Väinö Paunu Oy
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Tampere linja-autoasema to Hki linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Länsilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 3 31403000
Website
lansilinjat.fi
Bus from Tampere linja-autoasema to Töölön kisahalli
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34 - $40
Schedules at
Länsilinjat Oy
Linja-Autoliikenne O A Aho Oy
Phone
+358 20 7969880
Email
osmoaho@osmoaho.fi
Website
osmoaho.fi
Bus from Tampere linja-autoasema to Töölön kisahalli
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$36 - $41
Schedules at
Linja-Autoliikenne O A Aho Oy

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tampere to Helsinki?

The distance between Tampere and Helsinki is 160 km. The road distance is 177 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tampere to Helsinki?

The cheapest way to get from Tampere to Helsinki is to train which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Tampere to Helsinki?

The quickest way to get from Tampere to Helsinki is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 16€ - 24€.

Is there a direct train between Tampere and Helsinki?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tampere/Tammerfors and arriving at Helsinki. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Tampere and Helsinki?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tampere linja-autoasema and arriving at Töölön kisahalli. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Tampere to Helsinki?

The train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Helsinki takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.