Take the bus to Repovesi National Park
Nature is always close in Kouvola. Thanks to a convenient bus connection, all the great destinations in the area of Repovesi and Verla are closer than ever!
Some of the most popular destinations in Kouvola include Repovesi National Park and our very own UNESCO World Heritage Site Verla. Reaching these destinations is easier than ever, thanks to the bus connection during the summer time.
Note! The hanging bridge of Lapinsalmi is out of use. The parking area of Lapinsalmi and the road leading to it (Riippusillantie) are closed for winter period 3.12.2018 -29.4.2019. The Fox ferry is not in use during this time. You can enter the National Park at Tervajärvi and Saarijärvi entrances. See alternative hiking routes
Summer 2018 timetables
So how can I reach Repovesi and Verla? Easy, with a bus of course! Both destinations are easy to reach with a car, but it’s much more fun to just sit back and enjoy the scenery.
The bus to Repovesi and Verla leaves from the main railway and bus station, located in the city centre. When the bus comes back, it also stops at the main railway and bus station.
Download the timetables and start your adventure!
Please note, that the timetables are valid between 9.6. – 30.9.2018, and 27. – 28.10.2018. The orange busline presented in the timetable is also available on holidays. When heading to Repovesi National Park, hop off at the stop named "Lapinsalmen portti".
The bus ticket costs the same as a local ticket, 5€. You can buy a ticket from the bus driver, bank cards are not accepted.
When the busses stop running, we suggest using the group taxi services presented in the bus timetable.
Along the bus route you can also find Keto Cottages, Valkealan Opisto – Valkeala Institute, Vuohijärvi Nature and Culture House and Seikkailuviikari. Close to the route you can visit Woikoski Feeling and Elving Tower.
As an extra tip, you can also find the bus schedules to Repovesi, Verla and other destinations in Kouvola from this handy route guide.
Conveniently to Kouvola
Well, how I reach Kouvola? Don’t worry, its super easy! Kouvola is a railway hub, so reaching the city with a train from Helsinki and other cities is easy and convenient. You can see the bus and train schedules from the links below.
Repovesi and Verla have a great selection of different services, so you can do more than just admire the stunning nature. See what the area has to offer from the different brochure below.