Luggage

Luggage is transported in trains on a self-service basis. It is possible to transport large or heavy luggages in day and night express trains as well as in some regional trains in separate luggage compartments. These trains are marked in timetables with a picture of a suitcase. Luggage carts are available for bags.

 


On long-distance trains
0 €/5 €/10 €


On commuter trains 0 €


On trains to Russia 0 €

 

Transporting luggage

Train

Luggage compartment

Luggage fee

Please note!

Pendolino and InterCity trains

luggage racks in the trains' vestibules
overhead luggage racks

no luggage fee

IC-trains have storage lockers that work with a 50 cent deposit.

express and night express trains

Trains carrying luggage are indicated by a suitcase pictograph in VR Journey search.

luggage(e.g. suitcase or bag) weight max
20 kg 5 €

large luggage 10 €

Customers can pay the fee to VR station booking offices when purchasing their ticket or to the train's conductor.

 

Customers should bring the transported goods to the guard's van and collect them at the arrival station when transporting large luggage and prams. Customers should transfer their luggage to another train themselves when changing trains.

Unless the luggage is collected at the arrival station it is taken to the terminus station. VR-Group Ltd has the right to sell luggage which is not collected within three months as stipulated by law on the right of entrepreneurs to sell uncollected goods.

When traveling on night trains, you can store your luggage in a seperate luggage storage car. A storage fee of 5€ of 10€ will bee collected depending on the size of your luggage.

 

Canoes, kayaks, ski boxes etc. as luggage

Canoes, kayaks, ski boxes and other oversize items can be transported as luggage only in trains with a luggage van and if the transportation, taking into account relevant circumstances, if possible. Transport may not be possible due to e.g. lack of space.

 

Transport of luggage in commuter trains

In commuter trains luggage can be transported as hand baggage. There are no separate areas for luggage in trains.

 

Hand luggage on trains to Russia

Hand luggage refers to goods transported in the immediate vicinity of the passenger. There are no luggage vans on any of the services operating between Finland and Russia.

Hand luggage may be transported as follows:

Passengers may transport hand luggage if the transport of the goods is not in contradiction with regulations issued by customs or other officials. The transported goods may not endanger or cause nuisance to human health, the environment or property.

One train ticket entitles passengers to transport:

  • goods with dimensions at most 100 x 60 x 40 cm.

  • passengers travelling with an adult ticket may transport two suitcases free of charge and two for a fee if there is enough room on the train. The transport of additional luggage is paid for at the station ticket office.

  • hand luggage shall be transported in the space reserved for them in the same car as the passenger.

  • small items such as briefcase, handbag or camera are not counted as hand luggage.

 

Hand luggage restrictions

The following may not be transported in a passenger car

  • No stinking, flammable, ignitable, pyrophoric, explosive, toxic, corrosive, or radioactive substances

  • loaded firearms

  • live animals (including birds) but not dogs or cats

  • items the transportation of which is prohibited by customs regulations.

  • Bicycles can be transported only when packed into a 100 x 60 x 40 cm size packet.

A passenger with hand luggage is liable for any damage and loss generated by a cause for which he is responsible.

 

Transport of oversize luggage on Allegro

  • Skis may be transported free of charge on Allegro provided that they are in e.g. a ski bag. Without the bag skis may not be transported.

  • Golf bags may be transported free of charge.

  • Bikes 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 bikes may not be transported.

  • If customers have large luggage (over 60x100x40), they may book an empty seat to transport it.

  • Large sports bags (e.g. ice hockey equipment) or large musical instruments may only be transported on seats specifically booked for them. The fare for seats booked for luggage is the fare on that train departure. The seat must be in the same car in which the passenger travels.

  • Protective covers are available from the conductor to keep the seat from e.g. getting dirty.

Customs guidelines for passengers: www.tulli.fi and www.customs.ru

 

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