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There are 7 ways to get from Turku to Kontiolahti by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kupittaa to Pasila
  2. Take the train from Pasila to Joensuu

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from 6 to 2
  2. Take the bus from Jyväskylä to Joensuu Kauppatori

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Turku to Jyväskylä
  2. Take the bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus 4 to Koskikatu I

Drive

  1. Drive from Turku to Kontiolahti

Fly Turku to Kuopio, train

  1. Fly from Turku (TKU) to Kuopio (KUO)
  2. Take the train from Siilinjärvi Asema to Joensuu

Train to Helsinki, fly to Kuopio, train

  1. Take the train from Kupittaa to Pasila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuopio (KUO)
  3. Take the train from Siilinjärvi Asema to Joensuu

Fly Turku to Helsinki, train

  1. Fly from Turku (TKU) to Helsinki (HEL)
  2. Take the train from Tikkurila to Joensuu

Turku to Kontiolahti by train and bus

The journey time between Turku and Kontiolahti is around 8h 37m and covers a distance of around 675 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by Finnish Railways (VR) and Savonlinja Oy, the Turku to Kontiolahti service departs from Kupittaa and arrives in Rakentajantie P. Typically 40 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

40 Weekly Services
8h 37m Average Duration
€65 Cheapest Price
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Turku → Kontiolahti
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0295 535 535

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kontiolahti is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kontiolahti is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kontiolahti is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

Last updated: 29 Aug 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Turku to Kontiolahti is to bus, which costs €20 - €30 and takes 10h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Turku to Kontiolahti is to drive which costs €120 - €190 and takes 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Turku to Kontiolahti. However, there are services departing from 6 and arriving at Kontiolahti linja-autoasema via Jyväskylä and Koskikatu L. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 23m.

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The distance between Turku and Kontiolahti is 476 km. The road distance is 589.5 km.

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The best way to get from Turku to Kontiolahti without a car is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs €65 - €100.

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It takes approximately 8h 37m to get from Turku to Kontiolahti, including transfers.

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Turku to Kontiolahti bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from 6 station.

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The best way to get from Turku to Kontiolahti is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs €65 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €30 and takes 10h 23m.

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There is no direct flight from Turku Airport to Kuopio Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 25m and has one stopover.

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Turku to Kontiolahti bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Joensuu Kauppatori station.

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Map of how to get from Turku to Kontiolahti.
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  • Distance: 475.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 37m

What companies run services between Turku, Finland and Kontiolahti, Finland?

You can take a train from Turku to Kontiolahti via Pasila, Joensuu, and Joensuu in around 8h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Turku to Kontiolahti via Jyväskylä, Joensuu Kauppatori, and Koskikatu L in around 10h 23m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Turku to Kuopio via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Helsinki to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Flights from Turku to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €190
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Kupittaa to Pasila
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Pasila to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Turku to Jyväskylä
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Siilinjärvi Asema to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tikkurila to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from 6 to 2
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Onni Bus
Bus from Jyväskylä to Joensuu Kauppatori
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Onni Bus
Soisalon Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 20 7411090
Email
soisalonliikenne@soisalonliikenne.com
Website
soisalonliikenne.com
Bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus 4 to Koskikatu I
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €45
Website
Soisalon Liikenne Oy

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Yes, the driving distance between Turku to Kontiolahti is 589 km. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Turku to Kontiolahti.

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Finnair offers flights from Turku Airport to Kuopio Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Kontiolahti. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Turku to Turku Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 15 min and costs €3 - €4.

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