By train

Train connections to Kemijärvi

Kemijärvi is the terminus of the eastern railway network! A night train arrives and departs from Kemijärvi once a day, with Helsinki as its second terminus. Night trains with carriages run as often as three times a week. Read more about night trains here and car train packages here.

If you like snowmobiling, did you know that it is also possible to load a snowmobile on board a caravan?

Train timetables and further information:

New on VR:

VR sells tickets for long-distance connecting buses when you buy a train ticket on in cooperation with Matkahuolto. Customers can now apply directly for a route from their desired departure station to their destination, with part of the journey being made by train and part by bus. The journey planner shows the best train connection and offers the possibility to add a bus journey to the order. Tickets are purchased in one step, once the customer has added the desired bus journey. Connecting buses will give customers travelling without their own car access to a wider choice of destinations. In the Eastern Lapland region, you can buy a ticket for Pyhä, Suomu and Salla,

Buy a connection ticket, which includes a train and bus ticket to your destination

Train is the greenest choice to the north

The train is by far the most environmentally friendly way to travel. You can travel by train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi and back, for example, 50 times, while a car would produce the same amount of emissions from just one return journey.