How to travel from Helsinki to Kuopio

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Travel Information from Helsinki to Kuopio

distanceDistance208 miles (335 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or flight
priceTicket price range$17 - $88
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $17 (€15) • 3 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $88 (€76) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesnordic regional airlines oy or VR

Travel 208 miles (335 km) by train or flight from Helsinki to Kuopio. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are nordic regional airlines oy or VR among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Helsinki to Kuopio.

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from Helsinki to Kuopio

How to get from Helsinki to Kuopio by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Helsinki to Kuopio is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Pasila railway station
10:12AMKuopio station
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Pasila railway station
10:12AMKuopio station
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Pasila railway station
08:24PMKuopio station
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Pasila railway station
12:29PMKuopio station
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Helsinki Central
12:29PMKuopio station
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Helsinki Central
10:12AMKuopio station
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Travel from Helsinki to Kuopio on VR travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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.

    FAQs: Travel from Helsinki to Kuopio

    FAQs: Travel to Kuopio 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 Kuopio.

    There are 2 travel options to Kuopio from Helsinki. You can take a train or flight.

    The cheapest way to go to Kuopio from Helsinki is by taking a train, which costs on average $17 (€15).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Helsinki to Kuopio:

    Taking a train costs $71 (€61) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $88 (€76) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Helsinki to Kuopio is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Kuopio that take longer:

    Getting to Kuopio by train takes 3 h 59 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 208 miles (335 km) between Helsinki and Kuopio.

    The average frequency per day from Helsinki to Kuopio is:

    • Around 4 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Kuopio from Helsinki as scheduled services by train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Helsinki to Kuopio:

    • Flights mostly depart from Helsinki Vantaa Airport and arrive in Kuopio Airport.
    • Trains most often depart from Helsinki at Helsinki Central and arrive in Kuopio at Kuopio.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Helsinki to Kuopio:

    • You can go to Kuopio from Helsinki by plane with nordic regional airlines oy or Finnair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $88 (€76) with Finnair from Helsinki to Kuopio on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Helsinki to Kuopio with VR or VR. Cheap tickets can be found for $17 (€15) with VR from Helsinki to Kuopio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Helsinki to Kuopio with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 4 direct trains per day to take to Kuopio with VR.

    Direct services to Kuopio tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Omio customers who travel from Helsinki to Kuopio often also extend their vacation to go to Joensuu, Vantaa, Helsinki Vantaa Airport or Rovaniemi. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Kuopio and these popular destinations at a great price.

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