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How to reach Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta is easy to reach – not only in Finland but also from Europe and Russia. Extensive road, railway and waterway connections run by and through Lappeenranta. The new Allegro train travels quickly and conveniently from Vyborg and St. Petersburg to Vainikkala, Lappeenranta. St. Petersburg is only a 1.5-hour train ride away from Vainikkala Railway Station. Ryanair flies to Lappeenranta International Airport from Milan and Düsseldorf in just three hours, and from Barcelona in approximately four hours. During the summer season, you can even take a cruise to Vyborg, Russia, from Lappeenranta. Please see the timetables for VR, Finnish railway carrier on:

If you are travelling in Finland, you can reach Lappeenranta by car, bus and train. For example, you can catch a train from Helsinki to Lappeenranta ten times a day and from Joensuu nine times a day.  If you prefer travelling by bus, you can find timetables for buses  on:


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