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. How much luggage can I take on the train?

  • Q. Can I choose whether my tickets or rail passes are delivered as paper documents or electronically?

  • Q. Can I give or resell my train ticket to someone else? Or can I travel with someone else’s ticket?

  • Q. Can my family sit together if I have a First class rail pass and my child has a Second class youth pass?

  • Q. How can I contact Rail Europe prior to my departure to Europe?

  • Q. How do I use a promo code?

  • Q. I understand that some of the train stations in Italy now have gates. How do I get to my train?

  • Q. Do I need to buy a train ticket for children or infants?

  • Q. How do I change my login or password?

  • Q. What is a travel day on a rail pass?

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