Lapland Luminary – A Winter Wonderland Expedition by Train

Located in the heart of Finland’s Lapland region, Rovaniemi is an ideal base to explore wintery delights. Here, you can experience reindeer sleigh rides and farm visits, husky tours and…

The Passenger Line in Finland

Finland may not have giant locomotives and mountain lines completed only after Herculean feats of engineering, but the country certainly has one of Europe’s most self-contained railway systems. Its main…

Helsinki to Turku – A Passenger Line in Finland

The one-hour Turku rail link shortens the journey between Helsinki and Turku by train, as well as linking localities along the route to the Helsinki metropolitan area. It will also…

Passenger Line in Finland Iisalmi to Ylivieska

Although not densely populated, Finland has one of Europe’s longest railway systems. Its State railways operate to-day over 3,400 miles of 5 ft gauge track. Even the modern standard Finnish…

Travelling by Train in Finland

Trains are an essential part of Finland’s public transport system and offer a comfortable, convenient way to travel long distances. The state-owned VR Group operates the main lines and many…

Passenger Line in Finland

Most passenger rail services radiate from Helsinki Central, operated by the state-owned Valtion Rautatiet (VR). From here, trains run south to Tampere and Turku. There are also limited overnight trains…

Passenger Line in Finland – Turku to Pieksamaki

The Turku Central Station has passenger train connections along the Rantarata line to Helsinki and to the north via Toijala towards Tampere and Oulu. All trains are operated by VR…

Trains in Finland

Finland has a fine network of railway tracks, connecting widely scattered towns. These lines are crossed by many fine steel bridges. Long distance trains are comfortable and punctual. Buses are…

The Passenger Line in Finland

Several bus companies operate on the route. Look for high-speed Pendolino trips between Helsinki and the big hubs, or cozy InterCity rides. Nightly passenger trains leave most tracks free for…

Passenger Line in Finland – Helsinki to Moscow

Train rides in Finland are a space for contemplation. As endless pine trees and tidy villages of red and white weatherboard homes roll by, you can focus on calming yourself…