Oulu railway station

  • Ticket vending machine
  • Toilet
  • Car-carrier loading

Oulu railway station

Rautatienkatu 11 A

90100 Oulu

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Waiting room opening hours

Daily 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Ticket sales

  • Ticket vending machine
  • No VR service point

Services at the station

  • Toilet
  • Car-carrier loading
  • Luggage lockers


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

Information about the station’s services

Luggage lockers

Measurements of lockers:

  • Size S: w 73 cm x h 38 cm x d 94 cm
  • Size XL: w 63 cm x h 96 cm x d 94 cm
  • Ski-size w 33 cm x h 205 cm x d 46 cm 
  • The customer can also choose an accessible locker making it easier for drop off of items.

The lockers can be booked for 3, 6, 12, 24 or 72 hours. The price is determined by the size of locker, duration of booking and the season. The lowest price for three hours in an S size locker is 3.90 euros and 4.90 euros for the XL locker. Payment is made with payment cards approved by us. An additional fee will be charged hourly for exceeding the booking time. Items left behind will be taken to Suomen Löytötavarapalvelut lost property service. For more information, please contact our customer service., Opens in a new tab

Accessibility at the station

Wheelchair ramp and lift to the platforms.

Assistance service at the station

The assistance point is located at the southern end of the station, close to drop-off parking. There is no shelter at the assistance point.

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.

Car and vehicle loading

The car loading site is located to the east of the railway yard, at Ratakatu 6, 90100 Oulu. Please reserve enough time to reach the site. If VR loads the car on your behalf please bring the car and hand over the keys no later than 30 minutes before the loading begins.

The keys to cars left to be loaded by VR must be be left in VR’s locker in the waiting area no later than 30 minutes before the loading time. Print out your ticket and attach it to the keys. You can also write the ticket information on a paper (name, phone number, departure date, train, departure station, destination station, car make and model, and registration number). Car loaders are available in the area during loading times.

Keys can be requested:

  • Mon-Fri at 7.30 am-10 am by calling 040 8645 122
  • Mon-Fri at 10 am-2 pm by calling 040 1863 112
  • Sat-Sun-su at 7.30 am-12 noon by calling 040 8645 122
  • Mon-Sun at 7 pm-8.30 pm by calling 040 8645 122

Vicinity of railway station

You can find a map of the surroundings of the Oulu 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.

Oulu Cathedral

Oulu Cathedral is an architecturally impressive Lutheran cathedral and one of Oulu’s best-known landmarks. It is located in the city centre, half a kilometre away from the station.

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Oulu Art Museum

Oulu Art Museum is one of the most important art centres in Northern Finland. It is one kilometre from the railway station and offers a changing set of exhibitions and displays.

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Oulu Market Square

Oulu Market Square is a vivid meeting point only one kilometre from the station. Here you will find the famous market police statue, Toripolliisi (Market Square Police), and if looking for an activity, you can catch a cruise trip to see the views of Oulujoki River.

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Plan your next trip

See how to conveniently get to and from the station

Park your car at the station and hop on a train

Did you know that the Kivisydän parking area is only a five-minute walk from the Oulu railway station? You can access the parking area easily from Hallituskatu. More detailed information on parking is available on the Oulun pysäköinti website, Opens in a new tab.

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