Helsinki to Rovaniemi Train Tickets



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Finland’s VR railway company is your connection for traveling from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by train. Climb aboard a modern single-deck VR Intercity or double-deck VR Intercity 2 high-speed train (the latter featuring sleeping coaches) and ride in comfort and style at speeds of up to 200km/h. While en route, sit back and relax as you get a good view of northern Europe’s picturesque landscape just outside your window!

Your journey takes you from Finland’s capital city to Rovaniemi. Nearly destroyed in its entirety during the Second World War, today the city thrives on its tourism industry. Among Rovaniemi’s numerous attractions is Santa Claus Village, a year-round, Christmas-themed park. The city also offers a great vantage point for gazing at the Northern Lights.

Your “Paper Ticket and Reservation” can be purchased here and includes your seat reservation. We will ship you the actual ticket which you can simply present at the station as you set off on your trip from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by train.

Journey Details


There are 3 train departures (3 hours apart) from the Helsinki station daily, each making one change in Oulu before continuing on to Rovaniemi

Travel time

7 hours and 42 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations

Helsinki Central and Rovaniemi

Train features

VR Intercity and Intercity 2 high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 160km/h and 200km/h respectively
Ticket Classes

Eco (Standard) Class

Eco Class compartments offer comfortable, quality seating and basic passenger services.

Extra (First) Class

Extra Class compartments provide extra comfort: deluxe seating and added personal space. You’ll also have access to a self-serve counter offering coffee, tea and water. Complimentary daily newspapers are also available.
Train Services
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant and bistro food service
  • Free WiFi connectivity
  • Mobile phone signal amplifier
  • Power outlets
  • Informational video screens
  • Wheelchair-accessible facilities and designated seating for the disabled
  • Children’s play area
  • Overhead luggage racks
  • Baby changing tables
Additional Details

Seat reservations

Your ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

Ticket delivery

When booking your Helsinki to Rovaniemi ticket, you will notice it is called a “Paper Ticket and Reservation”. With this type, the physical ticket is delivered to your home address after your order has been processed. Once in hand, the ticket is valid for your journey from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by train.

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