Rovaniemi to Helsinki Train Tickets



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Finland’s VR railway company is your connection for traveling from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by train. Climb aboard a modern single- or double-deck VR Intercity high-speed train and ride in comfort and style at speeds of up to 200km/h. Standard and First Class seating are available, as well as sleeper cabin accommodations for night-time travel. While en route, sit back and relax as you get a good view of northern Europe’s picturesque landscape just outside your window!

Helsinki is not only the capital of Finland but it’s also the country’s biggest financial, educational, political and cultural center. Located on a peninsula along the Gulf of Finland, the city’s waterfront features a beautiful tapestry of scenic islands and coves. Inland, the streets are lined with wondrous works of architecture. You’ll also discover an array of bars, restaurants and shops that express Helsinki’s unique culture. Must-see attractions include the historic Suomenlinna sea fortress, Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Ateneum art museum and Sibelius Monument.

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 Rovaniemi to Helsinki by train.

Journey Details


Each day, there are 6 train departures on average, approximately 3 hours apart (3 of them are non-stop routes)

Travel time

8 hours and 41 minutes (fastest time; non-stop) - 8 hours and 21 minutes (fastest time; 1 change)

Train stations

Rovaniemi and Helsinki Central

Train features

VR Intercity high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 200km/h
Ticket Fares

“Paper Ticket and Reservation” tickets are refundable up to the day before the departure date (a cancellation fee applies). Non-refundable after departure. Refunds are limited to completely unused and unvalidated passes, tickets and exchange vouchers.

Tickets are valid for Standard Class, First Class or sleeper cabin travel (see details below).

Ticket Classes

Standard Class

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

First Class

First 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.

Sleeper Single / Sleeper Single with Shower / Sleeper Double / Sleeper Double with Shower

Travel in a private sleeping compartment for 1 to 2 persons. Facilities include a toilet, wash sink, and wake-up service. Some compartments are interconnectable to accommodate families or groups.
Train Services and Amenities
  • Air-conditioned coaches
  • Sleeping cars
  • 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
  • Overhead luggage racks
  • Children’s play area
  • Baby changing tables
Additional Details

Seat reservations

Your ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

Ticket Delivery

A “Paper Ticket and Reservation” is a physical ticket that is delivered to your home address after your order has been processed. Once in hand, the ticket is valid for your journey from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by train.

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