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.
Repovesi National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site Verla are conveniently reachable by bus or taxi. Buses take you from Kouvola to National Park Lapinsalmi entrance.

Please note! The hanging bridge of Lapinsalmi is out of use.
Since the suspension bridge is not in use, visitors are taken to the campsite by taxiboat.

During 26.5.-11.8.2019 the taxiboat drives daily from 10 am to 6 pm. In August until September the taxiboat drives only at weekends:

17.-18.8.2019 from 10 am to 6 pm

24.-25.8.2019 from 10 am to 6 pm

31.8.-1.9.2019 from 10 am to 6 pm

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.

 

BusTimetable valid 8.6.-29.9. and 26.-27.10., including holidays                                 

Kouvola-Verla-Repovesi                                           Repovesi-Verla-Kouvola

Sat-Sun

Sat-Sun

 

Sat-Sun

Sat-Sun

9.15

13.10

 

Matkakeskus

 

12.25

16.20

9.35

13.30

 

Kuusankoski

 

12.05

16.00

10.00

13.55

 

Verla

 

11.40

15.35

10.20

14.15

 

Vuohijärvi

 

11.20

15.15

10.35

14.30

 

Lapinsalmen portti

 

11.05

15.00

10.50

14.45

 

Orilammen maja

 

10.50

14.45

Bus depart in Kouvola at Travel Centre, Hallituskatu 3, pier 7 National park bus stop in Lapinsalmi, Riippusillantie 55

Bus stop in Orilampi: Orilampi Cottage and Holiday Center Local bus tarif, debit cards not accepted

Possibility for bicycle transport, max 3 bikes, reservation in advance recommended, tel. +358 40 546 6651

Timetable valid 3.6.-7.8., excluding holidays      Line 5                                                   

Kouvola-Orilampi 1)                                                                                                        Orilampi-Kouvola

Mon-Sat

Mon-Fri

Sat

 

Mon-Sat

Mon-Fri

Sat

Sat

Sun

9.50

13.05

15.05

Matkakeskus

 

14.05

15.20

17.20

20.20

19.00

10.35

13.55

15.50

Vuohijärvi

 

13.15

14.35

16.35

19.30

18.20

x

I

x

Lapinsalmi

 

x

x

x

x

I

10.55

14.10*

16.10

Orilampi

 

12.55

14.15

16.15

19.05

18.00

11.05

I

I

Voikoski

 

12.50

I

I

I

I

11.30

I

I

Mäntyharju

 

12.25

I

I

I

I

I= no connection x= bus stops *= bus continues to Lapinsalmi Buses depart in Kouvola at Travel Centre, Hallituskatu 3, pier 5 Local bus tarif, debit cards not accepted

Buses depart in Mäntyharju at Reissutie 2, in front of the shopping centre National park bus stop in Lapinsalmi, Riippusillantie 55

1) some buses continue to Mäntyharju

Conveniently to Repovesi by shared taxi

You can also get to Repovesi in a shared taxi from Kouvola Travel Centre. Kymenlaakson Taksi offers rides from the Travel Centre to the entrance to Lapinsalmi in Repovesi for the following prices (one way):

1–4 persons: €90

5–8 persons €12 Kymenlaakso Taksi’s prices are valid all year round. Bookings can be made by calling +358 100 87 227.

 

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

Map of Repovesi National Park