Finnish trains

Finnish trains are the best way to travel in Finland.

  • Book up to 60 days in advance
  • Regional trains

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Finnish train

Overview

Finnish trains

Domestic trains in Finland are operated by VR, the Finnish national railway company. Trains are ideal to travel between the main cities in Finland, as they are spacious and comfortable. InterCity (IC) trains in Finland operate at a speed of up to 200km/h. Seat reservations are not mandatory for InterCity (IC) trains, but it is high recommended to book one in order to be guaranteed to have seat.



Practical information


Paper ticket

Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.


Booking :
  • Finnish trains tickets are open for booking 60 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.

A class apart

Classes of service

Classes and facilities offered by InterCity trains
First classSecond class
Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom.
Bar buffet car Access to the bar buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought.
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.

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FAQ's

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. What should I do if I am downgraded due to equipment issues, or affected by a traffic disruption or a strike?

  • Q. Is there WiFi onboard?

  • Q. Who should I contact with a question about a special offer?

  • Q. What does “Activate my rail pass mean and how do I do it?

  • Q. How can I track my shipment?

  • Q. Are European trains "child friendly"?

  • Q. Where can I store my luggage on an overnight train?

  • Q. What should I do if I missed my scheduled train? Can I take the next one?

  • Q. How far in advance can I purchase a train ticket?

  • Q. What information do I need to provide when booking a rail pass? Do the names on the rail pass and the passports have to match?

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