How to Get from Kotka to Other Destinations
It is a city, located in the south of Finland. Its port is the major one in the country and serves the foreign trade. Visitors often wonder, how to get from Kotka to other Finnish cities. Ones try to know more about public transport and taxi, while others book a transfer in advance.
Taxi from Kotka
You can easily find taxi stands here. Moreover, you can call a cab, the majority of Finns speak English fluently. A price of a taxi to Helsinki is about 225 euros, and to Imatra - 240 euros, however, it might be higher because of the traffic jams.
Transfer from Kotka
Nowadays a lot of people prefer to book a private transfer beforehand. If you are one of them, you might be interested in the Kiwitaxi company. Thus, a fare of a taxi transfer to Helsinki in an economy-class car is 168 euros and to Imatra - 396 euros. Our drivers will drive directly to the place you need. We are also ready to drive you from Kotka to Helsinki Airport, the price of such a transfer is 156 euros.
The booking can be made on our website. The consultants are online round-the-clock, do not hesitate to write to them in case you have any questions about your transfer booking.
Public transport from Kotka
If you are a budget traveler, public transport is for you. A price of a bus ticket from Kotka to the capital varies from 7 to 25 euros, and the journey takes 2 hours 10 minutes. The fare depends on the company and the time of the day. Buses depart every 4 hours and trains about 5 times a day. A train ticket costs around 30 euros, and the journey takes about 3 hours and includes a change.
In case you are heading to Imatra, you will need to pay 23 euros for a train ticket, and about 30 euros for a bus. The travel time is the same - 3 hours 30 minutes. We advise you to check timetables in advance in order to plan your journey. Furthermore, sometimes it is cheaper to buy tickets online. You can’t use urban transportation at night so learn about taxi or transfer if you travel late.
Maretarium is an aquarium in Kotka, which gives a unique possibility to see the majority of the Finnish fish species and learn something new, as the names of the species are written in different languages. After the excursion, you can visit the souvenir shop, where you can find toys, chocolate fishes, playing cards and many other goods.