Purchase commuter train tickets

The wide variety of commuter ticket products serves regular commuters as well as occasional travellers. This page contains information on purchasing commuter tickets.

 

Tickets for commuter train traffic:

Purchasing location Single tickets Multi-tickets Season tickets
VR Commuter X X X
VR Mobile X    
Webshop (beta.vr.fi) X X X
Webshop (vr.fi)   X X
Ticket machines X X X
Ticket offices X X X
VR Customer Care   X X
R-kiosks X X X
Travel agencies   X X

 

Tickets for HSL-area:

Purchasing location HSL single tickets Loading of Travel Cards Daý ticket
(1–7)
Ticket machines X X  
Ticket offices X X X
R-kiosks   X X

 

VR Commuter

VR Commuter is a mobile application with which you can purchase commuter tickets in an instant using the Veturi ID.

With the VR Commuter application, you can purchase single tickets for adults as well as discount tickets for juniors, seniors, students, conscripts and persons in non-military service.

A single ticket is valid for two hours from the moment of purchase and in the direction the ticket is purchased for. You can choose when the validity of your single ticket begins; either now or in an hour, for example.

You can use Visa, American Express and MasterCard for purchases in the VR Commuter application (note: for the time being, Diners Club and Diners Club Discover cards cannot be used).

You can also buy a single ticket without having to log into Veturi.

VR Commuter application works on iOS/iPhone and Android smart phones.

You can also purchase a commuter ticket with the VR Mobile application. The application works on iOS/iPhone, Android and Windows smart phones.

 

Ticket offices

The commuter services area has five stations with a ticket office that sell commuter tickets: Helsinki, Hyvinkää, Järvenpää, Lahti and Tikkurila.

Commuter tickets can be purchased at the stations. The ticket offices accept cash and Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards (note: for the time being, Diners Club and Diners Club Discover cards cannot be used).

You can check the opening hours for station ticket sales in the station services section on the stations’ own pages.

 

Ticket machines

All commuter tickets can be purchased 24h/day from ticket machines. You can also load period or value on HSL travel cards at VR ticket machines in the HSL area.

You can check from station information whether or not a ticket machine can be found at your station.

You can pay for your tickets with most debit and credit cards as well as with American Express cards (note: for the time being, Diners Club and Diners Club Discover cards cannot be used).

 

Online Shop (beta.vr.fi)

At beta.vr.fi, you can purchase commuter services single tickets, multi-tickets and season tickets for trains.

At the Online Shop, you can pay for tickets through online banks or with Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards.

 

Online Shop (vr.fi)

Buy season and multi-tickets for commuter trains from VR Online Shop. Multi-tickets purchased from VR Online Shop must be picked up from ticket offices or ticket machines.

At the Online Shop, you can pay for tickets through online banks and with most payment cards (note: for the time being, Diners Club and Diners Club Discover cards cannot be used).

 

VR Customer Care

Purchase commuter zone area multi- and season tickets by calling VR Customer Care, tel. 0600 41 900 (call rate: EUR 1.99 per answered call + local network charge) When purchasing a ticket by phone, you can use the following payment cards: Visa, MasterCard and American Express. In that case, you must give the customer service agent the card details. Multi-tickets purchased from VR Customer Care can be picked up from ticket offices or ticket machines.

From VR Customer Care, you get more information on all issues concerning train travel.

 

R-Kiosks

You can purchase and redeem commuter services multi- and season tickets ordered via VR Customer Service from any R-Kiosk. In addition, you can purchase single tickets. You can also load HSL Travel Cards and buy day tickets (1–7 days).

Cash and other means of payment accepted by R-kiosk can be used at R-kiosk.

Tickets through VR Commuter

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HSL Area Night Fare

If you travel in commuter trains within the HSL Area at night between 02.00 and 04.30 (Mo-Su), a one-way night fare is collected.

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