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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 in summer time is easier than ever, thanks to the bus connection. Buses take you from the city centre to National Park's Lapinsalmi entrance.

Buses operate during summer time

Buses to Repovesi and Verla leave from the main railway and bus station, located in the city centre. 

Line 15 operates on Saturday and Sunday from 6th Juni until 30th Oktober.
For public transportation to various destinations in Kouvola, please use the Kouvola journey planner, Digitransit.

You can find the timetables of winter 2021-22  here and summer 2022 here.

The fare is 5 EUR, you can buy a ticket from the driver (cash only).
If you wish to take your bicycle with you, please inform the bus company in advance.

Taxi Services

Outside the bus operating seasons we recommed taxi services. You can share a taxi from the bus station. From Kymenlaakson Taksi you can book a ride for these prices to Lapinsalmi and Kivisilmäntie (one way):

  • 1 - 4 persons  90 EUR
  • 5 - 8 persons  120 EUR

To Kuismantie:

  • 1 - 4 persons  120 EUR
  • 5 - 8 persons  160 EUR

These prices are valid throughout the year. Bookings can be made by calling +358 100 87 227.

Along the Bus Route

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

Conveniently to Kouvola

How to 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.
Discover what the area has to offer in the brochures below.

Day Trips to Repovesi and Verla

Map of Repovesi National Park