Kuopio railway station

  • Ticket vending machine
  • Toilet

Kuopio railway station

Asemakatu 1

70100 Kuopio

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Waiting room opening hours

Mon–Sat 05–24

Sun 6–24

One ticket vending machine is located inside the station building and the other one is at the Travel Centre.

Departures and arrivals



Track trains

Ticket sales

  • Ticket vending machine
  • No VR service point

Services at the station

  • Toilet
  • Car-carrier loading unavailable
  • Luggage lockers unavailable


  • Assistance service at the station
  • Raised platforms, accessible entry onto low-floor train.

Information about the station’s services

Accessibility at the station

There is accessible entry to the station hall. The platforms are accessible through a tunnel at the eastern end of the station building. An elevator is available and the route is indicated with disabled signs.

Assistance service at the station

The assistance point is located indoors in the Travel Centre (address: Puutarhakatu 3), next to the external doors of the bus station. There are seats by the assistance point and the space is shared with bus passengers.

To book assistance service, call VR customer service for accessible travel at 0800 188 822 (free of charge, service hours Mon–Fri 5am–10pm, Sat–Sun 7am–10pm) no later than 24 hours before your departure.

Vicinity of railway station

You can find a map of the surroundings of the Kuopio railway station as a pdf file on the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency’s website, Opens in a new tab.

From the station, you could go to...

Explore the numerous destinations near the railway station! Here are a few examples.

Kuopio Market Place & Market Hall

Kuopio Market Square is one of the busiest market squares in Finland, and it is just a short walk away from Kuopio railway station. A friendly nickname for the square is ”the world's belly button”, and it describes how significant it is to local people. If you happen to stop by during slower market days, make sure to pop in to the Market Hall for some local treats!

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Kuopio Harbour

1.2 kilometres away from the railway station, Kuopio harbour offers a variety of dance restaurants, terraces and restaurant boats. Your visit is crowned with lovely views over Kallavesi lake.

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Puijo tower

The most famous of Savonia landmarks is only few kilometres away from the station. After a steep climb the view over the lake-filled landscape is something to remember, especially as the viewing tower spins slowly around for a 360-degree view.

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