Getting to Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta is easily accessible by train, bus, plane or car. Nestled on the shores of Lake Saimaa, Lappeenranta is only 215 kilometres from Helsinki and 195 kilometres from St. Petersburg. The ride from Helsinki, by main Road 6, takes a little under three hours.

By Train

You can get to Lappeenranta from Helsinki, by train, in approximately two hours. There are several daily connections between Helsinki and Lappeenranta plus various other cities in Finland.

Russian destinations, such as Vyborg, St. Petersburg, Tver and Moscow, are within easy reach from Lappeenranta. The superfast Allegro train takes you from Vainikkala station in Lappeenranta to St. Petersburg in 1.5 hours.

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By Bus

You can reach Lappeenranta by bus from various cities in Finland.

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By Plane

Helsinki-Vantaa airport is the main gateway to Finland and has excellent connections allover the world. Helsinki-Vantaa airport is located approx 2-3 hours from Lappeenranta.

Straight flights to Lappeenranta from Berlin Schönefeld (Germany), Budapest (Hungary) & Milan Bergamo (Italy) during December 2019 with Ryanair.

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By Car

Easily reachable from various cities in Finland and Russia.

Approximately 3 hours from Helsinki, 3 hours from St. Petersburg (Russia), 4 hours from Tampere and 5 hour from Turku.