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There are 6 ways to get from Tampere to Kajaani by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere to Kuopio 89
  2. Take the train from Kuopio to Kajaani 713 / ...

$46 - $67

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Train, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere to Jyväskylä 141 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus 1 to Kuopio linja-autoasema
  3. Take the train from Kuopio to Kajaani 713 / ...

$57 - $84

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Tampere to Kajaani 288.1 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Tampere to Kajaani  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Kajaani (KAJ) TMP - KAJ

$160 - $550

Train to Helsinki, fly to Kajaani  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kajaani (KAJ) HEL - KAJ

$73 - $354

Fly Tampere to Kuopio, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Kuopio (KUO) TMP - KUO
  2. Take the train from Kuopio to Kajaani

$181 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tampere to Kajaani is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampere to Kajaani is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampere to Kajaani. However, there are services departing from Tampere and arriving at Kajaani via Kuopio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Tampere and Kajaani is 363 km. The road distance is 460.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Kajaani without a car is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Tampere to Kajaani, including transfers.

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Tampere to Kajaani train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Tampere station.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Kajaani is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 130€ - 460€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tampere Airport to Kajaani Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Tampere to Kajaani train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Kajaani station.

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Map of how to get from Tampere to Kajaani.
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  • Distance: 227 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Tampere, Finland and Kajaani, Kainuu, Finland?

You can take a train from Tampere to Kajaani via Kuopio in around 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, Finnair flies from Tampere to Kajaani 3 times a day.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tampere to Kajaani via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Tampere to Kuopio via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tampere to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kuopio to Kajaani
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tampere to Jyväskylä
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tampere to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Koivuranta Oy
Phone
(014) 552 551
Email
mail@koivuranta.fi
Website
koivuranta.fi
Bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus 1 to Kuopio linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
Koivuranta Oy

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampere to Kajaani is 461 km. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Tampere to Kajaani.

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Finnair offers flights from Tampere Airport to Kajaani Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Kajaani. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Tampere Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs .

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