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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!

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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 summer time.

Please 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 the winter period 3.12.2018 -29.4.2019. The Fox ferry is not in use during this time. You can access the National Park at Tervajärvi and Saarijärvi entrances. See alternative hiking routes

The bus operates during summer time

The bus to Repovesi and Verla leaves from the main railway and bus station, located in the city centre and returns there. The timetable for summer 2019 will be published later.

Along the bus route you can also find Keto Cottages, Valkealan Opisto – Valkeala Institute, Vuohijärvi Nature and Culture House and activity provider Seikkailuviikari. Close to the route you can visit Woikoski Feeling and Elving Tower lookout spot.

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 can 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.

VR Train timetables

Matkahuolto bus timetables

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 brochures below.

Day Trips to Repovesi and Verla

The Repovesitie geocaching trail

Map of Repovesi National Park