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Train tickets for all occasions – view our ticket offering

Face masks must be worn onboard

You need to wear a mask on all VR's long distance and commuter trains. Your safety is important to us, and we will do our best to ensure that you can travel safely with us and that you can flexibly change the date and time of your ticket.

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Which ticket is best for you?

Single ticket

Long-distance traffic

  • Inexpensive train ticket for all long-distance trains.
  • Valid for the journey indicated on the ticket.
  • The price of the single ticket for long distance traffic changes according to date of purchase and travel. The sooner your buy your ticket the better chance you have of getting it at a cheaper price.
  • Children, students, pensioners, senior citizens and conscripts are eligible for a discount.
  • The single tickets for long-distance traffic have also been known as basic and saver tickets.
  • When you buy your ticket from the VR Matkalla app you can add a HSL single ticket that allows travel on public transport within the capital region.

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Single ticket

VR commuter services

  • A one-way train ticket for VR commuter trains.
  • Valid for two hours on all commuter trains on the selected route.
  • The price is always the same for the selected route.
  • Children, students, pensioners and conscripts are eligible for a discount.
  • When you buy your ticket from the VR Matkalla app you can add a HSL single ticket that allows travel on public transport within the capital region.

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Multi-ticket

Long-distance traffic & commuter traffic

Select a multi-ticket if you travel the same route regularly

  • Both long-distance and commuter traffic have multi-tickets for 10, 30, 50 and 100 trips
  • Multi tickets for long-distance traffic are valid for 6 months, and for commuter traffic for 4 months

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Season ticket

Long-distance traffic & commuter traffic

  • A season ticket for long-distance or commuter traffic is the best alternative for passengers who regularly travel on trains to go to work or school, for example.
  • The longer the period you purchase, the more you save.
  • Season tickets are personal and cannot be shared.

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Tickets for sleeper cabins

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  • You can book the entire sleeping cabin for you or your group.
  • Cabins for passengers travelling with pets, hypoallergenic cabins, accessible cabins and cabins with a connecting door between them are available.
  • Tickets are valid for the journey indicated on the ticket.
  • The price is cabin-specific and not dependent on the number of passengers. The price varies depending on the travel time and cabin selected. Book your own cabin starting from EUR 49 and a cabin with a shower starting from EUR 69.
  • The earlier you buy, the better your chances of getting a ticket for the best possible price.
  • Children, students, pensioners and conscripts are eligible for a discount.

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Taking a car on the train

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  • CarTrain packages include a night train journey for 1–6 passengers and a car.
  • Valid for the journey indicated on the ticket.
  • No discounts are offered on CarTrain packages.

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Holiday ticket

GET TO KNOW THE HOLIDAY TICKET

  • The personal holiday ticket is available with a 5, 7 or 9-day validity period
  • The ticket allows unlimited travel on VR's long-distance and commuter trains within the Finnish rail network. 
  • The holiday ticket is on sale until Aug 8 and can be used for travel between June 1 and Aug 31.
  • Children, students, pensioners and conscripts get a discount from the ticket.
  • The holiday ticket is available in the VR Matkalla app.

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Train tickets to Russia

Read about train tickets to Russia

  • There are two train services between Finland and Russia: Allegro to St. Petersburg and Tolstoi to Moscow. Both trains pass through Vyborg.
  • Children and groups are eligible for discounts on train tickets to Russia. Interrail and Eurail pass holders are also eligible for discounts.
  • Remember that, in addition to your train ticket, you also need a visa for travel to Russia. Allocate sufficient time for obtaining a visa.

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Interrail Global Pass and One Country Pass

Read about Interrail tickets

  • There are two types of Interrail Passes: the Interrail Global Pass, which covers all Interrail countries, and the country-specific Interrail One Country Pass.
  • Both types of Interrail Passes come in various validity periods and they are sold to young people, adults and senior citizens alike.

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Flexible terms and conditions for changes

You can make changes to single tickets of long-distance traffic and to CarTrain packages.

Changes for single tickets of long-distance traffic

  • You can change your ticket by calling our customer support 0100 3232 (cost 0,06 €/min), or by visiting our station ticket office.
  • Changes are subject to a charge of €5/ticket.
  • Changes to the itinerary shall be done before the train’s scheduled departure.
  • You can only transfer your journey within the currently sold season; this season will end on Oct 30. The same applies for night trains (other than car packages) which are for sale up to Aug 14 2022.
  • If you change your ticket to a more expensive train service, you need to pay the difference when you make the change. The difference is not refunded as a monetary or price refund when changing to a less expensive train service.
  • Changes made at our station ticket office are further subject to a service charge of €1.

Changes to CarTrain package

  • You can make changes to your CarTrain package up to 7 days before the departure.
  • The change fee is normally 10% of the ticket price.
  • If you change your ticket to a more expensive train service, you need to pay the difference when you make the change. The difference is not refunded as a monetary or price refund when changing to a less expensive train service.
  • You can only transfer your journey within the currently sold season, until 11 Dec for CarTrain packages.
  • Changes made at our station ticket office are further subject to a service charge of €1.

Cancellation insurance

Cancellation insurance gives you peace of mind if your travel plans are not yet fixed. Thanks to cancellation insurance, you can cancel your train ticket or entire cabin and get back the price of your journey if your plans change.

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Discounts

No discounts are applicable to night train cabins. Children, students, pensioners and conscripts are eligible for a discount on other long-distance train tickets. Persons travelling with a visually impaired or a disabled person may travel for free with an assistant’s ticket.

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More comfortable journey with additional services

Services subject to a surcharge

Comfortably in Ekstra

Would you rather travel in the spacious and peaceful Ekstra Class?

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Take your pet with you

Travel together with your pet.

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Bike

Bring your bike! In long-distance traffic, you can reserve a space for your bike. 

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Vehicles on trains

Transporting a car, motorcycle or other motor vehicle on long-distance trains.

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Free assistant ticket

If you have an illness or injury and you need assistance during your journey, you may be eligible for a free assistant ticket. The assistant must travel the same leg as the assisted person.

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Own compartment or an empty seat next to you

Do you want to travel safer than ever? Now you can book a 2-, 4- or 6-person cabin for yourself or an empty seat next to you. An Ekstra Class ticket will include an empty seat next to you and the conductor will provide you with a face mask.

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