Night trains are making long distance journeys much more enjoyable. Night trains in Finland are a great choice for such destinations as Rovaniemi, Kolari or Kemijärvi, to name just a few. Most tourists agree that night trains in Finland are characterized by comfort friendliness.
Interesting to know about the night trains in Finland:
There are two types of night trains running in Finland, both offering the maximum comfort and quality services to travelers. The first type are the so-called blue night trains while the second type are the newer and improved night trains with double-deck sleeping cars.
Double deck trains entered in service for the first time in 2010 and they are currently the most comfortable trains in Finland.
However, that does not mean that the blue night trains are wrecks. By contrary, they offer top-quality and high-standard services.
Another interesting fact is that most night trains in Finland (some of the blue ones and all the double-decks) are equipped with car-carrying wagons, which allow travelers to take their cars with them into the trip.
Useful to know about the night trains in Finland:
Among the services offered by the blue night trains are the safety net for children, berths with special pet spaces, spaces for allergic passengers and cold/hot water in the compartment. Soap, drinking water and towels are also found in the compartment. Single person compartments (only available with the first class ticket),
In addition, the double-deck trains offer toilets and showers in all compartments, mobile phone coverage, services for disabled passengers and many other amenities.
All night trains have restaurant wagons which are closed between 02:00 and 04:00. Alcoholic drinks are served until 01:00.
All night trains have smoking rooms. Smoking inside berths is not allowed;
Day car seats are also available in the night trains and they do not need booking in advance.
You may buy tickets online, at the ticket office or ticket vending machines, as well as from sales agents or even by phone. (see website below for additional information).
The price of the ticket includes a basic ticket and a berth ticket and varies depending on the type of train, on the season (on high season, the tickets are more expensive), distance and class.
Official Website: VR
Telephone: 0600 41 902
Location: Helsinki, Finland