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Railway stations and routes

VR commuter traffic

Which routes are included in VR commuter traffic?

VR Commuter traffic encompasses traffic operated with commuter trains with line IDs in areas from Helsinki to Lahti and Nokia.

Tickets for commuter traffic

You can use many kinds of tickets on commuter trains. If you take a train only every now and then, a single ticket is your best option. If you travel by train regularly, we recommend getting a season ticket or a multi-ticket. Tickets are not sold on board commuter trains, so please remember to buy a ticket before boarding the train. You can sit anywhere you like as there is no seat reservation for commuter trains. Tickets for commuter traffic are not valid on long-distance trains.

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Traffic information

What's happening on the tracks?

You can track the locations of trains in real time, learn more about any disruptions and check the latest bulletins.

Check the latest traffic information

Commuter trains

In commuter traffic, passengers are transported by modern city trains.

Many of our commuter trains are accessible, which means that you can board a train using a wheelchair or bring a pram or bike with you.

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Thousands of passengers every day

Every year in Finland, over 70 million journeys are taken using commuter trains – commuter trains carry over 200,000 passengers every day.

Professionals at your service

Over 800 train services are operated every day in commuter traffic, with around 600 railway professionals working to make sure that your journey will be safe and smooth.

Tickets for VR commuter trains

We closed down and the VR Lähijunat app. Multi-tickets bought while logged in are shown on your profile on and in VR Matkalla app.

Single ticket

You can buy commuter single tickets both on the website and in the VR Matkalla app.

Buy a single ticket

Season ticket

You can buy commuter season tickets from The renewed VR's commuter season ticket is available in the VR Matkalla mobile app.

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You can buy multi-tickets both on the website and in the VR Matkalla app. You can use your ticket through either channel, regardless of which one you used to buy the ticket.

Sign in and buy a multi-ticket

Using a multi-ticket

If you bought multi-tickets while signed in on the website or in the VR Lähijunat app, you can use the remaining journeys here or in the VR Matkalla app. If you bought the multi-tickets without signing in, please read more below.

Sign in and use your multi-ticket

Did you buy multi-tickets without signing in to the website or the VR Lähijunat app?

Here are the instructions on what to do if you bought your multi-ticket without signing in and you have unused journeys.

  • The website and the VR Lähijunat app have been closed down.
  • We will give you a refund for all unused journeys on your multi-ticket.
  • We will start processing refunds from the beginning of July.
  • Please fill in the refund form here.
  • Remember to include your bank account number and a copy of your ticket.
  • We will refund your money on your bank account or according to your original payment method.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by closing down the website.

Do you want to continue buying tickets without signing in to our services?

If you want to continue buying multi-tickets without signing in to our services, you can use the following to buy your multi-ticket:

  • VR’s ticket vending machines around Finland
  • VR’s service points at stations
  • VR Customer Care
  • R-kioskis around Finland