Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki train

Cheap train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Cheapest

50

Average

50

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

Finnish Railways (VR)
06:40AMPietari (finljandski)3h30 10:10AMHelsinki
0 transfers
501One-way
Finnish Railways (VR)
11:30AMPietari (finljandski)3h30 03:00PMHelsinki
0 transfers
501One-way
Finnish Railways (VR)
03:30PMPietari (finljandski)3h30 07:00PMHelsinki
0 transfers
501One-way
Finnish Railways (VR)
08:30PMPietari (finljandski)3h31 12:01AMHelsinki
0 transfers
501One-way

Train schedule from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 31
Finnish Railways (VR)
06:40AMPietari (finljandski)3h30 10:10AMHelsinki
0 transfers
Finnish Railways (VR)
11:30AMPietari (finljandski)3h30 03:00PMHelsinki
0 transfers
Finnish Railways (VR)
03:30PMPietari (finljandski)3h30 07:00PMHelsinki
0 transfers
Finnish Railways (VR)
08:30PMPietari (finljandski)3h31 12:01AMHelsinki
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m

Average

3 h 30 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

301 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Saint-Petersburg for Helsinki every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Finnish Railways (VR)
06:40AMPietari (finljandski)3h30 10:10AMHelsinki
0 transfers
501One-way
Finnish Railways (VR)
11:30AMPietari (finljandski)3h30 03:00PMHelsinki
0 transfers
501One-way
Finnish Railways (VR)
03:30PMPietari (finljandski)3h30 07:00PMHelsinki
0 transfers
501One-way
Finnish Railways (VR)
08:30PMPietari (finljandski)3h31 12:01AMHelsinki
0 transfers
501One-way

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Overview: Train from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki

distanceDistance186 miles (300 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVR

Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki cover the 186 miles (300 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 27 min with our travel partners like VR. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $68 (€59), but the average price of train tickets is $68 (€59).

Train tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 73 €
2 weeks earlier 69 €6%
3 weeks earlier 69 €6%
1 month before 69 €6%
2 months earlier 73 €0%
3 months earlier 72 €1%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Saint-Petersburg - Helsinki 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 6% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Saint-Petersburg - Helsinki with 2 months in advance you save up to about 0% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 1%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Helsinki 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 Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki.
FAQs

Travel by train between Saint-Petersburg, Russia and Helsinki, Finland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Helsinki from Saint-Petersburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Russia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Finland from Saint-Petersburg?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Helsinki, Finland?

The government of Finland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 1/13/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Saint-Petersburg, Russia from Helsinki is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Saint-Petersburg from Helsinki restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Finland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Russia from Helsinki?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Saint-Petersburg, Russia?

The government of Russia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/5/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Saint-Petersburg from Helsinki closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki to cost as little as $68 (€59)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki train to cost on average $68 (€59)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 186 miles (300 km)  from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki by train.
The train time to Helsinki from Saint-Petersburg is on average 2 h 27 min  for the 186 miles (300 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Helsinki from Saint-Petersburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the trip from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki you can take a train with VR. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Helsinki from Saint-Petersburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki leaves at 6: 40 AM. The last train departing from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki leaves at 8: 30 PM. You can find the latest Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase the Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $68 (€59). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Saint-Petersburg and Helsinki. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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