Bicycles in the trains
|Train||Bicycle transport fee||Location||Please note!|
|InterCity-trains (long-distance)||5 €||A bicycle space must be booked in advance when purchasing a ticket from ticket sales or the VR Online Shop.||Customers should bring the bicycle to the bicycle space in the double-decker wagon of InterCity trains where it is possible to lock the bicycle with a 50 cent coin. The coin is returned when the bicycle is removed from the bicycle stand after the journey.|
|Luggage carrying express and regional trains||Bicycle transport fee 5 €
tandem bicycle or Bicycle + trailer 10 €
|Service purchased at a VR station Service
paid to on-board conductor
|Helsinki region commuter trains(HSL-area)||Free of charge||Bicycles may not be transported during rush-hours Mon-Fri 7.00–9.00 or 15.00–18.00. Kickbikes are equalled with bicycles.|
|Commuter trains||You can transport bicycles and skis free of charge on commuter trains in HSL area. In the commuter train services area, transport of bicycles is subject to a €4.20 transport fee. The charge is not collected when travelling with an HSL ticket.||The bicycle transport fee can be paid at VR station booking offices or by the conductor in the train.||Bicycles may not be transported during rush-hours Mon-Fri 7.00–9.00 or 15.00–18.00. Kickbikes are equalled with bicycles.|
|Trains to Russia||Free of charge||
Bicycles may be transported if they are packed into a luggage-sized casing (60x100x40 cm). Bikes may have to be disassembled to fit within these dimensions.
|Without the casing bicycles may not be transported.|
Frequently asked questions
Bicycle transport on InterCity trains must always be paid (€5) before the trip because of the limited number of bicycle transport spaces. You can take bicycles directly to the luggage van of blue trains and pay the bicycle transport charge to the conductor. However, groups must agree on bicycle transport beforehand.
You can transport bicycles and skis free of charge on commuter trains in HSL area. In the zone area transport of bicycles is subject to a charge, see Bicycle transport fees. Bicycles may not be transported during rush-hours Mon-Fri 7.00-9.00 or 15.00-18.00.
You can transport a bike as hand luggage. The bicycle fee is EUR 5. Transporting a bike is possible on most long-distance trains (InterCity trains, night/day express trains that transport luggage, and some regional trains). The possibility to transport a bike is indicated in timetables with a bike icon (InterCity trains) or a suitcase icon (blue trains). InterCity train bicycle space should be purchased in advance.