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We move from compulsory face mask use to a mask recommendation on 25 Oct

As the society opens up and restrictions are being lifted, we've decided to move from compulsory face mask use to a mask recommendation on all VR's long-distance and commuter (D-, G-, M-, R-, T- and Z-trains) trains from today Oct 25 2021 onwards. We still advise all passengers to wear a face mask during their journey.

Train tickets for late autumn for sale on Sep 16

On Thursday 16 September we will publish tickets both for the domestic long distance day trains and VR's commuter trains for the period Oct 31 – Dec 11 2021. Tickets for night trains are available until 14 August 2022.

Junaliikenne käynnistyy Tampereen Tesomalla 16.8.

Tampereella sijaitseva Tesoman seisake aukeaa liikenteelle maanantaina 16.8. Yhteensä seisakkeella pysähtyy arkisin jopa 18 kaukojunaa ja 14 lähijunaa. Matka-aika Tampereen keskustaan on lyhimmillään alle 10 minuuttia.

Muutoksia palvelunumeroissamme 19.7. alkaen

VR Asiakastuki palvelee tästä päivästä lähtien uudessa numerossa ja uusi esteettömän matkustamisen palvelunumero on aloittanut toimintansa. Samalla asiakas- ja yrityspalvelunumeroihin tuli pieniä hintamuutoksia.

Train tickets for autumn for sale on June 23

On Wednesday 23 June we will publish tickets both for the domestic long distance day trains and VR's commuter trains for the period Aug 16 - Oct 30 2021. Tickets for the night trains are available until 11 December 2021.

Palautamme kaukoliikennevuoroja 28.6. alkaen

Lisäämme kaukojunavuoroja liikenteeseen jälleen 28.6.-15.8. väliselle ajalle Joensuun, Oulun, Vaasan, Kuopion, Jyväskylän, Imatran, Tampereen, Turun ja Helsingin välille sekä Kouvola–Kajaani ja Tampere–Turku/Turun satama -reiteille.

Changes in commuter traffic due to track work during the summer

The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency has an exceptionally high number of railway network maintenance work ongoing this summer. Track work will affect K-, I-, P-, D-, Z- and R-trains by changes in timetables, trains being replaced by buses and reduced services. You can find up to date information from the trip search and the replacement buses page.

Lisäämme vuoroja kaukoliikenteeseen 31.5. alkaen

Lisäämme ensi viikosta lähtien jälleen vuoroja ja jatkamme jo aiemmin lisättyjä vuoroja Helsinki-Vaasa, Helsinki-Turku, Helsinki-Oulu, Helsinki-Tampere sekä Jyväskylä-Tampere -reiteillä.

Lähes kaikki junat peruttu perjantaina 21.5.2021 RAU:n mielenilmauksen vuoksi

Rautatiealan Unioni Ry (RAU) on ilmoittanut työtaistelutoimenpiteistä, jotka vaikuttavat koko Suomen junaliikenteeseen perjantaina 21.5.2021. Mielenilmauksen vuoksi lähes kaikki matkustajaliikenteen junat perutaan 21.5.2021 klo 00–24. Mielenilmaisu ei koske torstaina lähteviä yöjunia, osaa kiskobusseista tai Kouvolan ja Kotkan välisiä junia.

Train tickets for June for sale on 29 April

On Thursday 29 April we will publish tickets both for the domestic long distance day trains and VR's commuter trains for the period June 7 - June 19 2021. Tickets for the night trains are available until 11 December 2021.

Summer time begins – changes in timetables

Finland transitions to summer time on Sunday 28 March with clocks moving at 03:00 a.m. from standard time to summer time, 04:00 a.m. The turning of the clocks will affect a couple of train services in the night between Saturday and Sunday.

Renovation work on the railway section between Riihimäki and Tampere in February

The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency will begin renovation work on the railway section between Riihimäki and Tampere. This will have a significant impact on train traffic. Renovation work will be carried out on weekdays on 8–28 February 2021, which will cause interruptions in traffic. On Saturdays and Sundays, trains will operate as normal.

VR’s commuter train conductors will be entitled to impose a penalty fare

Starting from the beginning of February, commuter train conductors will be entitled to impose a penalty fare on passengers travelling without a valid and appropriate ticket. This change applies to the VR commuter traffic trains - trains D, G, M, R, T, Z. The penalty fare is EUR 80.

Login change is in progress

Logging in to our services will change by the end of March. After the change, you can no longer log in with your Veturi customer number. Instead, use email address for logging in to our services.

From 11 January 2021, we will be cutting back on our services due to low demand

The new COVID-19 restrictions have reduced train travel. As a result, we are cutting back on our services due to low demand, starting from 11 January 2021. Once demand picks up, we will resume all suspended services promptly, even on one weekday’s notice. The cancellations do not apply to night train services, railbus services or the regional transport of Southern Finland.

Train tickets for winter and spring for sale on 17 Dec

On Thursday 17 Dec we will publish tickets both for the domestic long distance day trains and VR´s commuter trains for the period 11 Jan - 27 March 2021.

Tickets for the night trains are available until 30 October 2021.

Winter time begins – changes in timetables

Finland transitions to winter time on Sunday 25 October with clocks moving at 04:00 a.m. from summer time to standard time, 03:00 a.m. The turning of the clocks will affect a couple of train services in the night between Saturday and Sunday.

Eastern Finland

Trains will be replaced with buses between Lappeenranta–Joensuu and between Parikkala–Savonlinna from approx. 7 p.m. on Midsummer Eve, Friday 19 June, until 11 a.m. on Sunday 21 June.

Tampere–Jyväskylä

All train services will be replaced with buses from 12 noon on Midsummer Eve, Friday 19 June, and 12 midnight on Sunday 21 June.

Tampere–Pori

All train services will be replaced with buses on Midsummer Day 20 June.

Turku–Toijala

Some train services between Turku–Tampere will be replaced with buses on Midsummer Day 20 June and Sunday 21 June.

Railroad work during Midsummer

Plenty of railroad work will be carried out again during Midsummer in order to ensure the smooth flow of traffic on the tracks.

Helsinki–Turku Coastal Railway

On Midsummer Day 20 June, the long-distance trains between Kirkkonummi–Helsinki will be replaced with buses.

Station name changes

From now on, Pännäinen railway station will be known as Pietarsaari-Pedersöre.