Ways to Travel to Kuhmo

Kuhmo is situated in Eastern Finland, 600 km north-east of Helsinki. The nearest airport and railway station are in Kajaani, some 100 km west of Kuhmo. There is a taxi/bus service from the Kajaani airport and a bus service from the railway station to Kuhmo.

By Air

Finnair, from Helsinki to Kajaani (some 100 km west of Kuhmo)

Visitors can fly on a light aircraft to Kuhmo airfield (information).

There is no transport direkt to Kuhmo from airport.

By Train

The nearest railway stations are in Kajaani (100 km) and Nurmes.  There are several southbound and northbound train connections daily from Kajaani. Further information, timetables, and tickets are available on the VR (Finnish Railway Company) website or at travel agencies. There is a bus service from the Kajaani railway station to Kuhmo (daily) and from Nurmes only Fridays and Sundays.

By Bus

Bus timetables, Matkahuolto.

Timetables of the A-Kyllönen bus transport company and timetables of Matka-Kyllönen.

By Car

The shortest route to Kuhmo from the south runs through Nurmes, along the main road 75, which is part of the tourist route ‘Road of Poem and Border’. You may also come to Kuhmo via Kajaani, taking first highway 5 to Kajaani and then the eastbound main road 76 to Kuhmo.