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from Oulu to Helsinki

You can get from Oulu to Helsinki by train, bus or flight.

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25 Oct
£81nordic regional airlines oy
26 Oct
£48Norwegian Air Shuttle
27 Oct
£34Norwegian Air Shuttle
28 Oct
£52nordic regional airlines oy
29 Oct
£34Norwegian Air Shuttle
30 Oct
£71nordic regional airlines oy

Travel Information between Oulu and Helsinki

distanceDistance334 miles (539 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£50 - £77
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £50 • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £77 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesnordic regional airlines oy or VR

Travel 334 miles (539 km) by flight or train to Helsinki from Oulu. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £50. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are nordic regional airlines oy or VR among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Oulu to Helsinki.

Travel Tips

Travel from Oulu to Helsinki
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 Oulu to Helsinki.
How do you get from Oulu to Helsinki?

There are 2 ways to get from Oulu to Helsinki: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oulu to Helsinki?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Oulu to Helsinki. Tickets for a train cost on average £50.

This is compared to other travel options to Helsinki:

A train is generally £28 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £77 from Oulu to Helsinki.

What is the fastest way from Oulu to Helsinki?

The fastest way to get to Helsinki from Oulu is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Helsinki that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 40 min.

How far is it from Oulu to Helsinki?

Helsinki is approximately 334 miles (539 km) away from Oulu.

How many services a day are there from Oulu to Helsinki?

The average frequency per day from Oulu to Helsinki is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Oulu to Helsinki as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Oulu to Helsinki, where do I depart from Oulu and where do I arrive in Helsinki?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Oulu to Helsinki:

  • Flights mostly leave from Oulu Airport and tend to arrive in Helsinki Vantaa Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Oulu and tend to arrive in Helsinki.
Which travel operators can get me from Oulu to Helsinki?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Oulu to Helsinki:

  • You can take a flight from Oulu to Helsinki with nordic regional airlines oy. Cheap tickets can be found for £77 with nordic regional airlines oy from Oulu to Helsinki.
  • You can travel by train from Oulu to Helsinki with VR, and you can find VR Oulu to Helsinki tickets for £50 on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Oulu to Helsinki?

Yes, there are direct services available to Helsinki from Oulu with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with Norwegian Air Shuttle.
  • You can travel directly by train with VR with 12 direct trains per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Helsinki from Oulu?
Looking to extend your trip from Oulu to Helsinki? Many Omio customers who go from Oulu to Helsinki usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Saint-Petersburg, Stockholm or Paris. If you're looking to explore Saint-Petersburg, Stockholm or Paris from Helsinki, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book my Oulu to Helsinki ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Oulu to Helsinki, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £77 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £50 one way.

But we recommend booking Oulu to Helsinki tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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