Helsinki to Oulu train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Helsinki to Oulu

Showing times and prices for May 31

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 19 m

Average

7 h 13 m

Trains per day

36

Distance

539 km

Cheap train tickets from Helsinki to start from $84 with an average ticket price of $87.

The fastest train from Helsinki to takes 5h 19m in comparison to an average duration of 7h 13m and covers a distance of 539 km.

36 trains that leave Helsinki for every day with 30 travelling directly.

Cheapest
VR
07:29PM9h15
Helsinki Central
04:44AMOulu station
$841One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
VR
07:37PM9h07
Pasila railway station
04:44AMOulu station
$841One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
VR
11:40PM8h26
Helsinki Central
08:06AMOulu station
$891One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
VR
11:13PM8h53
Helsinki Central
08:06AMOulu station
$891One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
VR
11:45PM8h21
Pasila railway station
08:06AMOulu station
$891One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Helsinki to Oulu

distanceDistance334 miles (539 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$62 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVR or VR

Trains from Helsinki to Oulu cover the 334 miles (539 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 24 min with our travel partners like VR or VR. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $28 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $62 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Helsinki Central and arrive in Oulu.

Train companies: VR and VR from Helsinki to Oulu trains

Travel between Helsinki and Oulu from $28 (€24) with Omio’s train partners VR and VR! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

VR is a Finnish train company that operates throughout the country. It offers a variety of train types, including InterCity, Pendolino, and Allegro trains. Allegro trains are the fastest, offering speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Pendolino and InterCity trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable ride. VR also offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for VR are Helsinki to Tampere, Helsinki to Turku, and Helsinki to Rovaniemi.

Train information from Helsinki to Oulu with VR:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 24 min
  • Cheapest Price: $85
  • VR frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Trains from Helsinki to Oulu

FAQs: Travel by train from Helsinki to Oulu easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Helsinki to Oulu.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Helsinki to Oulu can start from as little as $28 (€24) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Helsinki to Oulu is $62 (€53); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Helsinki to Oulu train travel time is 5 h 24 min   for the 334 mile (539 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Helsinki to Oulu leaves at 6: 19 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Helsinki to Oulu leaves at 9: 40 PM.
There are 8 trains a day from Helsinki to Oulu which require at least one change with VR or VR. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Helsinki to Oulu train with VR or VR. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Helsinki and Oulu as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Helsinki to Oulu with VR. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Helsinki Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Oulu, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Helsinki to Oulu is October.
You have options as you can travel to Oulu from Helsinki 2 different ways: train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Helsinki and Oulu

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The major railway station for departures from Helsinki is Helsinki Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Helsinki Central for your journey between Helsinki and Oulu.
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