Finnish trains

Finnish trains

Finnish trains are the best way to travel in Finland.

  • Book up to 60 days in advance
  • Regional trains

For
?


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.

Travel forum

From our travel community

Be the first to ask our experts about .
Read all

Reviews & ratings

FAQ's

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. I just placed a booking and realized I made a mistake. How can I make changes?

  • Q. Can I ensure that my traveling party will share a compartment on an overnight train?

  • Q. I have a business idea or partnership opportunity for you. Whom should I get in touch with?

  • Q. I have my train ticket. Do I also need to buy a reservation?

  • Q. Is there WiFi onboard?

  • Q. Who should I contact with questions about my exchange or refund?

  • Q. I made a mistake when I ordered my rail pass. How can I correct it?

  • Q. Do I need to buy a reservation if I already have a rail pass? How do I book one?

  • Q. How do I have my train ticket endorsed to indicate it was not used?

  • Q. How do I use a promo code?

Browse our FAQ

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 ...