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 18 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.


Children travel for free or at discounted prices

Discount with student cards accepted by VR

Discount for pensioners and persons over 65

Travelling when carrying out military service and free time

Travelling when carrying out non-military service and free time
Train is also suitable for groups.

Group discounts

Train trips for more than 18 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 for a child between the ages of 4-11 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)
  • 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