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The latest news on VR's train traffic

We will reinstate some train services between Pori and Tampere from Wednesday 28 February

All train services between Pori and Tampere have had to be replaced by bus services from Wednesday 14 February due to maintenance and repair work on our fleet caused by track damage. From Wednesday 28 February, the replacement bus services will be supplemented by train services. There will be four daily train departures in each direction. The aim is to return to normal services and frequencies by Easter.Read more

Long-distance train traffic to continue almost normally

Last week, we stated that ski holiday traffic will start almost normally, but individual cancellations may still occur. The situation will continue in the same way, that is, we will continue to cancel individual trains in the coming weeks until the repairs to the train fleet have been completed.Read more

Traffic will be almost normal on Friday 16 February

On Friday 16 February, trains will run almost as normal, but there will still be occasional exceptions. Some routes will be operated with reduced frequencies or will be replaced by bus services. We will aim to prioritize changes to quieter departures to ensure the best possible service for winter holiday departures. Night trains, railbuses, and all HSL and VR commuter services will run normally.Read more

Most of the long-distance traffic will run on Thursday 15 February

On Thursday 15 February, most long-distance services will run, but some routes will have reduced frequencies or will be replaced by bus services. Night trains, railbuses, and all HSL and VR commuter services will run normally. Read more

About half of long-distance trains will run on Wednesday 14 February - all night trains will run

Tomorrow, about half of Wednesday's normal traffic will run and night trains and railbuses will run as normal. Some trains will be cancelled and some will be replaced by buses. You can check the status of your train on the Train traffic at the moment page.Read more

Track damage causes long distance cancellations Tuesday 13 February

Long-distance train services will be cancelled on Tuesday 13.2. for safety reasons and on Traficom's recommendation. HSL's services and VR commuter train services will run as normal.Read more

A political strike stops train services on Monday 12 February

A political strike will stop train services on Monday 12.2. All long-distance, night and commuter trains will be cancelled during the strike. Before the strike on Sunday 11 February, services will run as normal, including night trains departing on Sunday. If you wish, you can change your long-distance single ticket to another date without paying a 5 € change fee. If the customer does not change the date of the ticket, VR will automatically refund the money for the train tickets purchased during the strike.Read more

Commuter trains for spring season available 13 Feb

Tickets will be available for commuter trains for Mar 31 2024–16 June 2024, as the new season is launched for sale on 13 Feb at 10 am.Read more

Changes to payment methods on the VR Matkalla app

The Siirto payment method will be discontinued in the VR Matkalla app at the end of January.Read more

All long-distance and commuter traffic day trains will be cancelled on 2 Feb due to strike

We are cancelling all long-distance day trains as well as commuter trains on Friday 2 Feb from 12 midnight to 11:59 p.m. due to the political strike. The strike will not affect night trains, which will run normally.Read more

The potential impact of political industrial action on train traffic on 2 February 2024

The impact of political strikes on train traffic is not yet known. We will update this page with new information as soon as the situation becomes clearer.Read more

Reduced train services continued – early week train services replaced with bus transportation

The long period of frost has caused significant challenges for the train fleet. We aim to get train traffic back to the normal schedule as soon as possible and, to ensure this, we will continue to reduce train traffic also in the early week. Most of the services will be replaced by bus transport and some customers will be transferred to other train services. If a replacement service cannot be assigned to a customer, they will automatically receive a refund for their ticket.Read more

We are cancelling some long-distance train services this weekend due to extreme cold weather

The cold conditions and ice across the country have posed challenges to our train fleet this week. In order to ensure that traffic runs as smoothly as possible in the coming days, we will cancel some of the train services for the rest of the week. We will transfer customers who have booked a ticket for the cancelled train services to the next train services or replacement bus connections. If we cannot find a replacement, we will refund the ticket automatically.Read more

Long-distance day trains for spring and early summer available 3 Jan

Tickets will be available for long-distance day trains for Mar 18- 2024 – Jun 16 2024 , as the new season is launched for sale on 3 Jan at 10 am.Read more

We are bringing back summer and autumn car train spots for sale in Tampere

The timetables for the Tampere rail yard project, for which the Finnish Transport Agency is responsible, have been clarified.Read more

All long-distance and commuter traffic day trains will be cancelled on 14 December due to the politi

12 midnight to 11:59 p.m. due to the political strike. The strike will not affect night trains, which will run normally.Read more

H train to start operating between Hanko and Karjaa on 8 January 2024

The train service between Hanko and Karjaa will become a VR commuter service on Monday 8.1.2024. The H-train will also run to Helsinki three days a week.Read more

A political strike threatens to stop train traffic on Thursday 14 December

A strike threatens to stop train traffic on Thursday 14 December, with the exception of night trains – tickets can be changed to another time or VR will refund tickets purchased for the strike day.Read more

Night train tickets coming up for sale on 28 November at 10 a.m.

We are releasing late spring, summer, and early autumn night trains for sale tomorrow on Tue 28 Nov at 10 a.m. The season to be released on sale is 15.4.2024–27.10.2024. We are also releasing additional night trains trains for March.Read more

The presentation of payment methods has changed

Due to the new Consumer Protection Act, we have made changes to the list of payment methods on the vr.fi website and in the VR Matkalla app.Read more

Winter time begins – see changes in timetables

Finland transitions to winter time on Sunday 29 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 some train services in the night between Saturday and Sunday.Read more

Commuter trains for start of winter season available 31 Oct

Tickets will be available for commuter trains for Dec 10 2023–4 Feb 2024, as the new season is launched for sale on 31 Oct at 10 am.Read more

Long-distance day trains for winter season available 4 Oct

Tickets will be available for long-distance day trains for Dec 12 2023–17 March 2024, as the new season is launched for sale on 4 Oct at 10 am. Read more

Changes in lost property services from 8 September to 10 October

VR delivers any property found on trains to Finland's Lost Property Service. However, the offices of Finland's Lost Property Service in Helsinki and Vantaa are subject to a temporary operating ban imposed by the Regional State Administrative Agency from 10 September to 11 October 2023.Read more

We are introducing a new method of ticket inspection in long-distance traffic

We are gradually revising our ticket inspection practices. Starting from 28 August, our customers can inspect their own tickets in the VR Matkalla app. At this stage, the change concerns Ekstra Class seats and day train compartments. If the passenger activates the ticket in the app, the conductor will no longer individually inspect the ticket. Read more

A new look for VR’s trains – an idea competition is now open to designers

Together with the design industry expert organisation Ornamo, VR is organising a competition to receive ideas for the appearance of its trains. The winner’s idea will be implemented in one long-distance train coach at the beginning of 2024. VR plans to use the new visual appearance created by the winner throughout its fleet in the future. Read more

We are revising the prices of single and multi-tickets in commuter traffic

We are revising the prices of single and multi-tickets in commuter traffic (lines D, G, M, O, R, T and Z) as of 28 August. The price of a single ticket increases by an average of EUR 0.50. Season ticket prices will remain unchanged and there will be no changes to single and multi-ticket prices on three core routes of commuter traffic. Read more

Tickets available for long-distance trains for Oct 29–Dec 9 and for commuter trains Aug 14–Oct 28

Tickets will be available for long-distance trains for Oct 29–Dec 9 and for commuter trains Aug 14–Oct 28, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Thu Jul 6. Read more
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Track work on several railway sections during Midsummer weekend

Due to track work, trains will be replaced with buses along several railway sections during Midsummer weekend 23–25 June 2023. The train services to be replaced can be found in the trip search.Read more

Service points at Helsinki and Tampere railway stations will cease accepting cash this summer

Tampere and Helsinki service points will not accept cash as payment this summer as the sales system will be updated. The exact date will be released later. The service points keep accepting card payments after the change. Both stations have an R-kioski where you can still buy train tickets and pay for them in cash.Read more

Long-distance trains for start of autumn 2023 available on May 23

Tickets will be available for long-distance trains for Aug 14 – Oct 28 2023, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Tue May 23. Tickets for commuter trains will be available a bit later.Read more

Night trains for christmas and spring 2024 available 27 Apr, summer commuter trains May 9

Tickets will be available exceptionally early for long-distance night trains for 10.12.2023–14.4.2024, as the new season is launched for sale on Thu 27 April at 10am.Read more

Ukrainians' eligibility to travel for free on our trains continues until the end of April

The free travel right granted for Ukrainian nationals will be waived at the end of this month. From the start of May, Ukrainians will need a ticket to travel on trains. Ukrainian passport holders have had a right to travel for free in our long-distance and commuter (D, G, M, O, R, T, Z) trains since March 2022 by presenting a valid passport at ticket inspection.Read more

The price range of long-distance train tickets is expanding – more affordable journeys now available

New price levels have been added to long-distance train tickets. They make it possible to offer more tickets at different prices, including cheaper tickets. To get a good price, book your train ticket well in advance or choose a train service outside peak hours. Long-distance traffic is most congested on Fridays and Sundays. Read more

Railway industry strike has ended – train traffic will run again on 24 March 2023

An agreement has been reached in the collective bargaining for the railway sector, and train traffic will run again in the early hours of Friday 24 March 2023. The first commuter traffic service will start at 4:04 am and the first long-distance traffic service at 3:40 am. VR's long-distance and commuter traffic will return to normal within about 24 hours. In the negotiations between RAU and Palta, it was agreed that train drivers will return to work for the shifts starting on Friday.Read more

Rail industry strike will stop train traffic on Monday

The strike of Railway Union Finland RAU will halt train traffic from Monday 20 March until further notice. VR will cancel all long-distance and commuter trains during the strike and refund the train tickets purchased for trips that would take place during the strike. Freight trains will also be cancelled, with a few exceptions. Read more

Rail industry strike may stop train traffic on Monday

The strike of Railway Union Finland RAU will halt train traffic from Monday 20 March until further notice. If the strike takes place, VR will cancel all long-distance and commuter trains during the strike and refund the train tickets purchased for trips that would take place during the strike. Freight traffic trains will also be cancelled, with a few exceptions. Read more

VR prepares for possible strike in the railway sector starting 20 Mar

The overtime and shift change ban for train drivers may cause changes or cancellations in the train trips of VR's customers as of 1 March. The strike warning targeting the railway sector would, if implemented, stop train traffic from 20 March onwards. The strike has not yet been confirmed and passengers do not need to change their train tickets at this stage.Read more

Long-distance day trains for summer season and commuter trains for spring available 14 Feb

Tickets will be available for long-distance day trains for 19 Jun-13 Aug 2023 and commuter trains for 26 Mar-18 Jun 2023, as the new season is launched for sale on Tue 14 Feb at 10am. Read more

Night trains for autumn season available on Tue 31 Jan

Tickets will be available for long-distance night trains for 14 Aug – 9 Dec 2023, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Jan 31st.Read more

A cabin like a hotel room – we are procuring new cars for night trains

We are procuring nine new sleeper cars and eight car-carrier coaches for night train traffic, which will be available by the end of 2025. The sleeper and car-carrier coaches will be manufactured at Škoda Transtech’s factory in Kajaani.Read more

VAT reduction for public transport will be directly reflected in train ticket prices starting 1 Jan

Parliament is supporting public transport by temporarily changing the value added tax from 10 per cent to zero between 1 January and 30 April 2023. We are passing the VAT reduction directly to the ticket prices. In January–April, train tickets can be bought tax-free as far into the future as tickets are available at any given time.Read more

New commuter trains coming in spring 2026

VR procures 20 new commuter trains with premium travel comfort and energy efficiency. The first new commuter trains will begin operating in spring 2026.Read more

Night trains for spring & summer 2023 available on Thu 10 Nov

Tickets will be available for long-distance night trains for 26 Mar – 13 Aug 2023, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Nov 10th.Read more

Winter time begins – changes in timetables

Finland transitions to winter time on Sunday 30 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 some train services in the night between Saturday and Sunday.Read more

17-year-olds travel on a child’s ticket on VR trains

VR will extend the children’s discount to 17-year-olds in both long-distance and commuter traffic. Starting from 1 September 2022, 17-year-olds can travel by train at a lower price.Read more

Long-distance and night trains for winter 2022-23 available on 11 Aug

Tickets will be available for long-distance and night trains for 11 Dec 2022 – 25 Mar 2023, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Thu August 11th. Tickets for commuter trains will be available on Sep 19.Read more
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Track work, carried out by the FTIA causes exceptions to the Midsummer train traffic

During Midsummer, the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency will carry out railroad work in several localities. The traffic interruptions caused by the work have been scheduled so that they will cause a minimum amount of harm to the passengers. You can find information on all exceptional schedules from the trip search at vr.fi and in the VR Matkalla app. Read more

VR joins the hockey fever – more train services for the fans

Soon it is time to cheer for the teams at the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Helsinki and at the brand-new Nokia Arena in Tampere. We offer ice hockey fans additional late-night train services.Read more
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Long-distance and night trains for autumn 2022 available on April 28th

Tickets will be available for long-distance and night trains for Aug 15 – Dec 10, 2022, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Thu April 28th. Tickets for commuter trains will be available a bit later.Read more
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Allegro train service will be discontinued on Monday

On Sunday, March 27, only the morning Allegro service will run from Helsinki to St. Petersburg, and the afternoon train at 3.57 pm is cancelled. On Sunday, both scheduled departures will run from St. Petersburg to Helsinki.Read more
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VR Group expands its operations to Sweden – invests in climate-friendly commuter traffic

VR Group is acquiring the Swedish bus and rail company Arriva Sverige. Arriva Sverige operates in urban transport in Stockholm, and in regional transport in southern and southeastern Sweden. Through the transaction, VR Group aims to grow and strengthen its position and competitiveness as an urban transport operator and boost the electrification of the Swedish bus transport market.Read more

We move from compulsory face mask use to a mask recommendation on 7 Mar

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-, O-, R-, T- and Z-trains) trains from today Mar 7 2022 onwards. We still advise all passengers to wear a face mask during their journey.Read more

Long-distance trains for summer 2022 available on March 10th

Tickets will be available for long-distance trains for Jun 20 – Aug 14 2022, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Thu Mar 10. Tickets for commuter trains will be available a bit later.Read more

VR Group's actions due to the Russian attack on Ukraine

The CEO of VR Group has sent a letter to the President of Russian Railways informing of the end of communication between the companies, excluding the necessary communication required for cross-border traffic. VR Group has also decided on measures to express support to Ukraine and the Ukrainians in response to Russian attack. As from now passengers with a Ukrainian passport can travel free of charge on VR Group trains in Finland.Read more

VR commuter traffic to expand from Lahti to Kouvola and Kotka on 5 January 2022

Rail traffic from Lahti to Kouvola, Kotka and Port of Kotka changes to VR commuter traffic on 5 January 2022. Learn more about the impact of the change, including lower prices.Read more

Train traffic during Christmas and New Year

We will take you safely to your destination also during Christmas, New Year and Epiphany, but the timetables are a little different than usual. Read more

Wearing a face mask

We are reinstating the face mask requirement on all VR's long-distance and commuter trains.Read more
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Train traffic between Finland and Russia will start on 12 December 2021

Train traffic between Finland and Russia will start again after the break which started in spring 2020. Russia signed the decree on the opening of passenger train traffic on 3 December 2021. The Vainikkala border crossing point opened for passenger train traffic by decision of the border control on 18 October 2021. For other modes of transport, such as air and bus transport, the border has been open for a longer period of time. Allegro train tickets became available on Friday 3 December 2021. Travelling is only possible with health certificates.Read more

Long-distance trains for spring 2022 available on Dec 9th

Tickets will be available for long-distance trains for Mar 23 – Jun 19 2022, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Thu Dec 9. Tickets for commuter trains will be available a bit later.Read more

COVID-19 passports to be introduced for restaurant cars

VR will introduce COVID-19 passports for all restaurant cars on Sunday, 28 November.Read more
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Winter time begins – changes in timetables

Finland transitions to winter time on Sunday 31 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 some train services in the night between Saturday and Sunday.Read more

Routes Lahti-Kouvola-Kotka/Kotka harbour join VR’s commuter traffic on 5 Jan 2022

Routes between Lahti-Kouvola-Kotka/Kotka harbour will become part of VR's commuter traffic network from 5 Jan 2022 onwards. Tickets for commuter trains on this area will be released for sale on 30 Dec.Read more

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.Read more

Day train tickets for Christmas season and early 2022 available on Oct 28th

Tickets will be available for commuter and long-distance trains for Dec 12 2021 - Mar 23 2022, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Thu Oct 28. Read more

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.Read more

This winter's night and car trains tickets available on Sep 2nd.

Tickets will be available for night and car trains for Dec 12 2021 - Aug 14th 2022, as the new season is launched for sale at 10 am on Thu Sep 2nd. Read more

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.Read more

Ticket vending machines in railcars will be removed in the summer

The ticket vending machines in railcars have come to the end of their working life and will be taken out of use by the end of July 2021. You can purchase your tickets in advance from multiple channels.Read more

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.Read more

Track work causes changes in train traffic during the summer

Track work can affect train traffic 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.Read more

Stations' service points will open on May 17

Ticket offices in Helsinki, Tampere, Hyvinkää and Järvenpää are opening again.Read more

We have updated our data protection notice

Your privacy is vital to us.Read more

Passenger capacity limitations will be lifted from April 25

Passenger capacity limitations will be lifted from April 25.Read more

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.Read more

Restaurant cars are back in service

Limitations still apply to the opening and serving times as well as customer volumes according to official guidelines.Read more

Delays on night train journeys April 9-20

The delays affect only the time of arrival, not the departure time.Read more

Delays in night train services

Lowered speed limit causes delays in night train services.Read more

How spring holidays affect our timetables

The spring public holidays change our traffic operations slightly.Read more

Passenger capacity halved on all trains from March 27

Passenger capacity will be halved on all trains from March 27. No changes or cancellations are needed for booked tickets.Read more

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.Read more

Passenger capacity on VR's long-distance trains halved in Southwest Finland from March 25

No changes or cancellations are needed for tickets booked.Read more

Restaurant cars and station ticket offices are temporarily closed

We follow the guidelines of the Finnish government and close restaurant cars and ticket offices.Read more

Train tickets for spring and early summer for sale on 25 March

On Thursday 25 March we will publish tickets both for the domestic long distance day trains and VR's commuter trains for the period May 3 - June 6 2021. Tickets for the night trains are available until 11 December 2021.Read more

Passengers must wear a face mask onboard our trains

Passengers must wear a face mask on VR’s long-distance and commuter trains starting from 11 March.Read more
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Cutting back on our services

From 15 March 2021, we will be cutting back on our services due to low demand.Read more

More trains between Helsinki and Vaasa

More trains for the holiday weeks 8 and 9. Read more

Additional night and car train departures and the day trains for the spring period

We have fulfilled your wishes and added more night- and car trains. The day trains for the spring period will be available at 25.2.Read more

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.Read more

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. Read more

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.Read more

Email address will be used for logging in to our services

Logging in to our services will change at the beginning of 2021. After the change, you can no longer log in with your Veturi customer number.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

Our customer service opening hours in the holiday season

Our customer service is open also in the holiday season.Read more

Train traffic during Christmas and New Year

We will take you safely to your destination also during Christmas, New Year and Epiphany, but the timetables are a little different than usual. Read more

Changes on tracks 1-3 at Helsinki Central railway station from 3 Nov

There are some changes for stops for commuter trains I, P and K at Helsinki Central Station.Read more

Train tickets for Christmas and New Year on sale on 10 Nov

On Tuesday 10 Nov we will publish tickets for trains for the period 13 Dec 2020 - 10 Jan 2021.Read more

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.Read more

Changes in the Ekstra Class from 26 October onwards

We are responding to your wishes about more spacious and even safer train travelling. In the future an Ekstra Class ticket entitles you to a face mask and an empty seat next to you. Read more

Night train tickets on sale on 15 Oct

You can plan night train journeys until October next year.Read more
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Travel safely to see the magical fall in Lapland – tickets for new night trains are on sale now

The high season for Lapland’s magical fall is right around the corner.Read more

Some trains don't stop at Jorvas station

Some U, L and X trains don't stop at Jorvas station at the moment.Read more

Rail work on the Coastal Railway line is prolonged

10–25 minutes of delays for long-distance trains, high-speed morning and afternoon train services temporarily unavailable.Read more

New safety measures on trains

VR recommends passengers wear face masks in line with the official recommendation.Read more

Now you can book an empty seat next to you when purchasing a train ticket

We are introducing the long-awaited opportunity to book an empty seat next to you!Read more

More train services to facilitate remote workers’ return to offices in August

Tickets for the autumn available on 14 July.Read more

We are closing down the beta.vr.fi website and the VR Lähijunat app

In the future, VR commuter train and long-distance traffic tickets can be bought in the same sales channels.Read more

Replacement bus services due to track work in Karjaa-Salo and Helsinki-Turku during 19–25 July

Trains will operate between Helsinki and Karjaa at longer intervals, but there will also be a direct bus connection from Helsinki to Turku.Read more

Schedule changes to commuter trains R, Z, K and D during 15.6.–9.8.

Due to the Kehä I bridge construction in Pukinmäki, the R and Z trains operate a reduced service outside rush hours.Read more

Changes to night train traffic between Turku and Rovaniemi

The next scheduled departure of the direct night train from Turku to Rovaniemi is in December 2020.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

Tampere–Pori

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

Turku–Toijala

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

Our customer service will also assist passengers during Midsummer

On the Midsummer weekend 19–21 June, you will find help with matters related to train trips on Facebook, Twitter and by calling our customer service.Read more

Helsinki–Turku Coastal Railway

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

Restaurant cars back in service on 15 June

Restaurant cars will be back in service as of Monday 15 June.Read more

You must buy train tickets in advance temporarily for long-distance trains

Train tickets are not sold on the trains from 15 June. This is due we want to ensure that there are enough seats for every customer.Read more

Station name changes

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