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Train tickets

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?

Saver ticket

Long-distance traffic

  • Inexpensive train ticket for all long-distance trains.
  • Valid for the journey indicated on the ticket.
  • Act fast – only a limited quantity of these tickets is available for each route. When saver tickets are sold out, basic tickets at normal prices will go on sale.
  • Children, students, pensioners, senior citizens and conscripts are eligible for a discount.

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Basic ticket

Long-distance traffic

  • Available for all long-distance trains.
  • Valid for the journey indicated on the ticket.
  • Children, students, pensioners, senior citizens and conscripts are eligible for a discount.

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Train + bus ticket

Long-distance traffic

  • A basic ticket combining a train journey and bus service on certain routes.
  • With train + bus combination tickets, you can conveniently reach a number of ski resorts in northern Finland, for example.
  • The train ticket is valid for the journey indicated on the ticket. You can use the bus leg within one month of the train journey.

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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.

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Multi-ticket

Long-distance traffic & commuter traffic

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

  • Long-distance traffic has multi-tickets for 10 or 30 trips
  • VR commuter traffic has multi-tickets for 10 trips
  • Valid for 6 and 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

Read more about tickets for sleeper cabins

  • 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.
  • Prices depend on the time of travel and the cabin selection.
  • 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

Read more about CarTrain packages

  • 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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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.

Read about Interrail Passes

Flexible terms and conditions for changes

You can make changes to basic and saver tickets of long-distance traffic and to CarTrain packages. You can change your ticket by calling our customer support free of charge, tel. 0800 166 888 or by visiting our station ticket office.

Changes for basic and saver tickets of long-distance traffic

  • Changes are normally subject to a charge of €5/ticket. Due to the current corona recommendations, we do not charge for changes made during Feb 20–April 30 2021.
  • 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 June 6. The same applies for night trains (other than car packages) which are for sale up to Dec 11.
  • 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.
  • We have extended the validity period of multi-tickets . Read more here.

Changes to CarTrain package

  • You can normally make changes to your CarTrain package up to 7 days before the departure. Due to the current corona recommendations, you can make changes for trips booked for the period Feb 2–April 30 2021 up to 3 days before the departure.
  • The change fee is normally 10% of the ticket price. Due to the current corona recommendations, we do not charge a fee for changes made during 2 Feb 2–April 30 2021.
  • 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. If you have purchased cancellation insurance for your ticket for a long-distance train, the train ticket price will be compensated in full if you are not able to travel for any reason.

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Discounts

Children, pensioners, students, conscripts and persons undergoing non-military service get a discount on our 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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Ticket sales on trains and on ticket offices are suspended

We will temporarily close our station ticket offices located in Helsinki, Järvenpää, Hyvinkää and Tampere starting from 8.3. Also the ticket sales on trains is suspended. Additional services can still be purchased from the conductor.

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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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