Discounts on tickets

Ticket discounts and special groups

Children, students, pensioners, conscripts and persons undergoing non-military service get a discount on train tickets. Groups with more than 9 persons can ask for a discount from our Group Sales.

Please take the document entitling you to a discount with you when you travel by train. You will need it to prove your right to a discount at ticket inspection.

Discounts

Group discounts

Train trips for more than 9 persons

Price depends on the group size, travel date and the selected train. Contact our Group Sales for more detailed price information.

Read more about services for groups

Persons travelling for free

A ticket is not required in all cases

The following persons may travel for free on our trains

  • Children under 4 travelling with an adult and without a designated seat in long-distance traffic

  • Children under 11 travelling with an adult in a sleeper car without a designated berth (a free ticket must be obtained from the ticket sale of service stations or by phone through customer service)

  • Children under 7 in VR’s commuter traffic

  • Persons travelling with a child under 7 in a pushchair or pram in VR’s commuter traffic

  • Children under 12 on an Interrail with a paying adult (two children for free per one adult)

  • On trains to Russia, one child under 6 travelling with an adult, with no designated seat for the child 

  • Assistants of disabled passengers (an assistant’s ticket is required in long-distance traffic)

  • Conscripts under certain terms in accordance with the agreement and operating model agreed between VR and the Finnish Defence Forces

  • Persons undergoing non-military service under certain terms in accordance with the agreement and operating model agreed between VR and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment