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.
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.
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.
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.
Lisäämme yhteensä 26 kaukoliikenteen junavuoroa liikenteeseen maanantaina 16.8. Samalla myös matka-ajat nopeutuvat usealla yhteysvälillä kesän ratatöiden päättyessä.
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.
Odotustilat suljetaan Lapuan, Kauhavan, Kannuksen, Karjaan ja Salon asemilla.
VR Asiakastuki palvelee tästä päivästä lähtien uudessa numerossa ja uusi esteettömän matkustamisen palvelunumero on aloittanut toimintansa. Samalla asiakas- ja yrityspalvelunumeroihin tuli pieniä hintamuutoksia.
R-kioskin lippuvalikoima uudistui.
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.
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.
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.
Kiskobusseille suoritetaan kuntotarkastuksia, joiden vuoksi vuorot korvataan busseilla. Tavoitteena on, että kiskobussit palaavat liikenteeseen noin viikon kuluessa.
Palautamme 14.6. alkaen lisää kaukoliikennevuoroja Helsinki–Jyväskylä, Helsinki–Vaasa, Helsinki–Joensuu sekä Kouvola–Kajaani -reiteille.
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 ensi viikosta lähtien jälleen vuoroja ja jatkamme jo aiemmin lisättyjä vuoroja Helsinki-Vaasa, Helsinki-Turku, Helsinki-Oulu, Helsinki-Tampere sekä Jyväskylä-Tampere -reiteillä.
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.
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.
Ticket offices in Helsinki, Tampere, Hyvinkää and Järvenpää are opening again.
Lisäämme lähiviikkoina vuoroja Helsinki-Vaasa, Helsinki-Turku, Helsinki-Oulu, Helsinki-Tampere sekä Jyväskylä-Tampere -reiteille.
Your privacy is vital to us.
Passenger capacity limitations will be lifted from April 25.
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.
Limitations still apply to the opening and serving times as well as customer volumes according to official guidelines.
The delays affect only the time of arrival, not the departure time.
Lowered speed limit causes delays in night train services.
The spring public holidays change our traffic operations slightly.
Passenger capacity will be halved on all trains from March 27. No changes or cancellations are needed for booked tickets.
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.
No changes or cancellations are needed for tickets booked.
We follow the guidelines of the Finnish government and close restaurant cars and ticket offices.
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.
Passengers must wear a face mask on VR’s long-distance and commuter trains starting from 11 March.
From 15 March 2021, we will be cutting back on our services due to low demand.
More trains for the holiday weeks 8 and 9.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our customer service is open also in the holiday season.
We will take you safely to your destination also during Christmas, New Year and Epiphany, but the timetables are a little different than usual.
There are some changes for stops for commuter trains I, P and K at Helsinki Central Station.
On Tuesday 10 Nov we will publish tickets for trains for the period 13 Dec 2020 - 10 Jan 2021.
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.
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.
You can plan night train journeys until October next year.
The high season for Lapland’s magical fall is right around the corner.
Some U, L and X trains don't stop at Jorvas station at the moment.
10–25 minutes of delays for long-distance trains, high-speed morning and afternoon train services temporarily unavailable.
VR recommends passengers wear face masks in line with the official recommendation.
We are introducing the long-awaited opportunity to book an empty seat next to you!
Väyläviraston ratatyöt vaikuttavat junaliikenteen aikatauluihin kesän ja syksyn aikana.
Tickets for the autumn available on 14 July.
In the future, VR commuter train and long-distance traffic tickets can be bought in the same sales channels.
Trains will operate between Helsinki and Karjaa at longer intervals, but there will also be a direct bus connection from Helsinki to Turku.
Due to the Kehä I bridge construction in Pukinmäki, the R and Z trains operate a reduced service outside rush hours.
The next scheduled departure of the direct night train from Turku to Rovaniemi is in December 2020.
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.
All train services will be replaced with buses from 12 noon on Midsummer Eve, Friday 19 June, and 12 midnight on Sunday 21 June.
All train services will be replaced with buses on Midsummer Day 20 June.
Some train services between Turku–Tampere will be replaced with buses on Midsummer Day 20 June and Sunday 21 June.
Plenty of railroad work will be carried out again during Midsummer in order to ensure the smooth flow of traffic on the tracks.
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.
On Midsummer Day 20 June, the long-distance trains between Kirkkonummi–Helsinki will be replaced with buses.
Restaurant cars will be back in service as of Monday 15 June.
From now on, Pännäinen railway station will be known as Pietarsaari-Pedersöre.
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.