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How to get to Mikkeli?


By flight

The best airport to reach Mikkeli is Helsinki-Vantaa airport, which is the biggest and most central airport in Finland. Most international flights fly there. From the airport you can choose some of the following options to get to Mikkeli. It is recommended to book your flights at least two months beforehand to get the lowest fares. Some good services to find an inexpensive flights are, and

From the airport you can take a bus or a train to the center of Helsinki with the local ticket, which can be used in all public transport including transfer. The ticket costs 5,50 € and it is the regional ticket covering the cities Helsinki, Vantaa and Espoo. You can also buy a daily regional ticket which costs 12,00 €. More info here.

By train

The city of Mikkeli is 228 km (141 miles) northeast of the capital city of Helsinki.

The quickest and most comfortable way to travel from Helsinki to Mikkeli is either to take a train from Helsinki airport (with one change) or a direct train (or with one change) from Helsinki central railway station. A train trip takes between 2 to 3 hours. There are several connections daily.

The cost of the return ticket for one adult from Helsinki to Mikkeli is between 30 – 120 € depending on when you buy the ticket and if there are some sale campaings going on.

Please see the train timetables:

By bus

You can also easily get to Mikkeli by bus. This is considerably cheaper than a train connection. There is a regular connection to Mikkeli from most cities of Finland.

Check timetables at: or

The Onnibus is the cheapest bus company and you can get a return ticket for one adult from Helsinki to Mikkeli for between 3 € – 21 € dependin on the time of travel and how early you book the tickets. You must book at least one whole day before the travel, but then it’s not quaranteed to get a seat. The onnibus service includes on-board wi-fi.

By car

You can rent a car from several offices in Finland and Mikkeli: Avis, Hertz and Scandiarent