How to travel from Turku to Helsinki

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from Turku to Helsinki

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

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bus

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

FlixBus
12:30PM2h10
Turku
02:40PMHelsinki
$161One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
12:30PM2h10
Turku
02:40PMHelsinki
$161One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
VR
09:31AM1h47
Kupittaa
11:18AMPasila railway station
$301One-way
0 transfers
Other options
VR
09:31AM1h53
Kupittaa
11:24AMHelsinki Central
$301One-way
0 transfers
VR
11:31AM1h47
Kupittaa
01:18PMPasila railway station
$301One-way
0 transfers
VR
11:31AM1h53
Kupittaa
01:24PMHelsinki Central
$301One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Turku and Helsinki

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$10 - $6
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 1 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Viking Line, nordic regional airlines oy or VR

Take a train or bus to travel 93 miles (150 km) from Turku to Helsinki. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Viking Line, nordic regional airlines oy or VR among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Turku to Helsinki.

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Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Turku to Helsinki

You can travel by travel to Helsinki from Turku with FlixBus and VR. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals 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.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Turku to Helsinki

      FAQs: Travel 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 Turku to Helsinki.
      FAQs

      There are 2 options to travel from Turku to Helsinki including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Helsinki from Turku is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

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

      A bus is () less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Turku to Helsinki costing on average ().

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is $4 (€4) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Turku to Helsinki costing on average $10 (€9).

      The fastest way from Turku to Helsinki is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 46 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Helsinki that take longer:

      Getting to Helsinki by bus takes 2 h 10 min on average.

      Helsinki is approximately 93 miles (150 km) away from Turku.

      The average frequency per day from Turku to Helsinki is:

      • 12 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Turku and Helsinki as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Turku to Helsinki:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Turku, Linja-autoasema and arrive in Helsinki, Länsiterminaali 2.
      • Most travelers take a flight from Turku Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport.
      • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Turku to Helsinki depart from Turku to Helsinki Central.

      The following travel companies offer services from Turku to Helsinki:

      • Travel with FlixBus for buses to Helsinki. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Turku to Helsinki tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
      • Travel with VR or VR for trains to Helsinki. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for VR Turku to Helsinki tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Turku to Helsinki with the following travel companies:

      • 12 direct trains per day with VR.

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

      Your trip from Turku to Helsinki doesn't have to end in Helsinki. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Saint-Petersburg, Rovaniemi, Tallinn or Stockholm. If you’d like to add Saint-Petersburg, Rovaniemi, Tallinn or Stockholm to your Turku to Helsinki tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Helsinki today!
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