Helsinki to Rovaniemi train

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Cheap train tickets from Helsinki to Rovaniemi

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Helsinki to Rovaniemi is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
VR
11:40PM11h23
Helsinki Central
11:03AMRovaniemi station
$1011One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
VR
11:13PM11h50
Helsinki Central
11:03AMRovaniemi station
$1011One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
VR
11:45PM11h18
Pasila railway station
11:03AMRovaniemi station
$1011One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
VR
11:20PM11h43
Pasila railway station
11:03AMRovaniemi station
$1011One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
VR
12:26PM7h57
Pasila railway station
08:23PMRovaniemi station
$1151One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Helsinki to Rovaniemi

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 23
VR
08:20AM8h26
Helsinki Central
04:46PMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
08:26AM8h20
Pasila railway station
04:46PMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
12:20PM8h03
Helsinki Central
08:23PMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
12:26PM7h57
Pasila railway station
08:23PMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
01:20PM9h25
Helsinki Central
10:45PMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
01:26PM9h19
Pasila railway station
10:45PMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
02:20PM8h25
Helsinki Central
10:45PMRovaniemi station
1 transfer
VR
02:26PM8h19
Pasila railway station
10:45PMRovaniemi station
1 transfer
VR
07:29PM11h51
Helsinki Central
07:20AMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
07:37PM11h43
Pasila railway station
07:20AMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
09:03PM10h17
Helsinki Central
07:20AMRovaniemi station
1 transfer
VR
09:09PM10h11
Pasila railway station
07:20AMRovaniemi station
1 transfer
VR
11:13PM11h50
Helsinki Central
11:03AMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
11:20PM11h43
Pasila railway station
11:03AMRovaniemi station
0 transfers
VR
11:40PM11h23
Helsinki Central
11:03AMRovaniemi station
1 transfer
VR
11:45PM11h18
Pasila railway station
11:03AMRovaniemi station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Helsinki to Rovaniemi

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Fastest Journey

7 h 57 m

Average

9 h 54 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

705 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Helsinki for Rovaniemi every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
VR
12:26PM7h57
Pasila railway station
08:23PMRovaniemi station
$1151One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
VR
12:20PM8h03
Helsinki Central
08:23PMRovaniemi station
$1151One-way
0 transfers
VR
02:26PM8h19
Pasila railway station
10:45PMRovaniemi station
$1301One-way
1 transfer
VR
08:26AM8h20
Pasila railway station
04:46PMRovaniemi station
$1201One-way
0 transfers
VR
02:20PM8h25
Helsinki Central
10:45PMRovaniemi station
$1301One-way
1 transfer

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Travelling on the IC 265 night train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi is undoubtedly an unforgettable experience that combines comfort, convenience and a fascinating journey through the Finnish countryside. From the relaxed atmosphere to the excellent service, this train journey offers everything you could want from a night journey. The atmosphere on board the IC 265 night train is simply unbeatable. As soon as you leave Helsinki station, you are immersed in a world of relaxation and enjoyment. The spacious and comfortable cabins provide the perfect environment to sit back, relax and enjoy the journey to the full. With an entire cabin to ourselves, we were able to fully savour the privacy and tranquillity. The comfort of the IC 265 overnight train is also remarkable. The beds are extremely cosy and the gentle motion of the train helps you to fall asleep quickly and stay asleep until you reach your destination station. The journey takes around 12 hours overnight, and the direct connection without changing trains makes for an uninterrupted travelling experience that leaves nothing to be desired. Punctuality is another strength of this night train. Departure and arrival times are strictly adhered to, which makes for a stress-free journey and ensures that you can concentrate fully on the experience. Online booking is extremely simple and efficient, making planning the journey a breeze. The catering on board the night train is also excellent. With a selection of delicious food and drinks, the dining car offers a welcome change during the journey. From savoury dishes to sweet treats, there is something to suit every taste. All in all, travelling by night train offers a first-class travel experience at an affordable price. The unbeatable combination of relaxed atmosphere, comfort, punctuality and excellent service makes this journey an unforgettable adventure through fascinating Finland. The only thing that detracts from the experience is the toilet in the corridor.

Overview: Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi

distanceDistance436 miles (704 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 15 min
priceCheapest ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVR
Cheapest travel modetrain
Cheapest train ticket $26 (€23)

Trains from Helsinki to Rovaniemi run on average 16 times per day, taking around 9h 54m for the 705 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $26 (€23) but you can travel from only $26 (€23) by train.

Train providers: VR from Helsinki to Rovaniemi trains

Find the best trains from Helsinki to Rovaniemi with Omio's travel partners VR from $26 (€23). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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.

VR from Helsinki to Rovaniemi train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 59 min
  • Cheapest Price: $114
  • VR frequency: 6 a day

FAQs: Trains from Helsinki to Rovaniemi

FAQs: Travel by train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 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 Rovaniemi.
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Cheap train tickets from Helsinki to Rovaniemi can start from as little as $26 (€23) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Helsinki to Rovaniemi is $86 (€75); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Rovaniemi from Helsinki is on average 8 h 15 min   for the 436 mile (704 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Rovaniemi from Helsinki by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi leaves at 5: 20 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi leaves at 9: 40 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Helsinki to Rovaniemi without having to change trains with VR. There are 5 direct trains from Helsinki to Rovaniemi each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Helsinki to Rovaniemi train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with VR. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Rovaniemi from Helsinki to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 40 PM.

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 Rovaniemi, located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Rovaniemi from Helsinki including taking a train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Helsinki and Rovaniemi

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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 Rovaniemi.
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Helsinki, Veturitie 9 (Pasila autojunan lastausasema)

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