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

Finnish trains are operated by VR, the national railway company of Finland. Trains operate on the extensive railway network to link major cities in Finland. Helsinki, the capital, is the main hub for train travel. Most domestic Finnish trains operated by VR do not require a seat reservation. The high speed Pendolino train is the exception. Seat reservation is not compulsory to travel on board the InterCity (IC) trains in Finland. However if you want to be sure to have a seat, you can book a seat reservation.



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. Can I print my train ticket at the station?

  • Q. Why should I purchase my train tickets before I leave for Europe instead of while there?

  • Q. Is the price for a reservation the same whether I purchase it from you or locally at the station?

  • Q. I understand that some of the train platforms in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Italy now have gates. How do I get to my train?

  • Q. I missed my train. What should I do?

  • Q. Can I open the train windows?

  • Q. Is there onboard medical help in case of emergency?

  • Q. Why doesn’t my train ticket show my date or time of travel?

  • Q. If I bought my rail pass from another company, can I still book my seat reservations through Rail Europe?

  • Q. I accidentally deleted the email with the link to print my print at home e-ticket, what should I do?

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