You will need just one ticket

In Nysse area you can pay for your train trips with Nysse travel cardmobile tickets or advance ticket. Nysse tickets are valid between Nokia, Lempäälä, Orivesi, Tesoma and Tampere.

Tickets can be used on commuter traffic trains (R and M trains) and on long-distance trains (Intercity, Pendolino and rail buses) in Eko class. 

Always verify your ticket on the ticket device at the train station platform, before getting on the train.

Nysse tickets are valid between Nokia/Lempäälä/Orivesi/Tesoma–Tampere.

Buses replace trains on the Tampere-Tesoma-Nokia route

The M and R train service between Tampere - Tesoma - Nokia has been suspended during the repair of the Tammerkoski railway bridges. M and R trains between Tampere and Nokia will resume on Monday 26 August 2024. Previously, the suspension was announced to end on 6 August.

VR will organise a replacement service for the M trains with two VR buses on weekdays from about 5:30 to 18:00 between Tampere - Tesoma - Nokia. Nysse will provide additional services with one bus on route 70 Keskustori - Nokia Station. 

You can pay for your VR bus trips with the same ticket products as for train service in the Nysse region. For the additional services on bus line 70, only Nysse tickets are valid. VR buses also have Nysse ticket machines. All replacement bus services will be displayed in the Nysse journey planner.

Train connections and zones

  • Nokia - Tampere: 3 zones, ABC
  • Lempäälä - Tampere: 3 zones, ABC
  • Orivesi - Tampere: 3 zones, ABC
  • Tesoma - Tampere: 2 zones, AB 
  • Tesoma - Nokia: 2 zones, BC

More information about the zones

Confirm your ticket at the train station platform

Always verify your ticket on the ticket device at the train station platform, before you get on the train. The devices work in the same way as on buses and trams but you cannot change or select the zones for a travel card ticket with the device. 

Train trips with a travel card

Place your travel card in the front reader of the ticket device. A ticket purchased in the online service will activate on the device. Travel card balance will update onto your account within 24 hours.

If the zones on your travel card are not suitable for your trip, you can

  • change the zones on the bus or tram ticket device before the train journey. For instructions on how to make a trip outside the default zones, see the travel card manual.
  • buy a ticket from the Nysse Mobiili app
  • choose a VR ticket. Please note that VR tickets do not include the right to travel on Nysse buses or trams.

Train trips with Nysse Mobiili

Show your mobile ticket to the reader at the bottom of the ticket device. Open the ticket and place your phone screen up on the level of the device. Align the QR code with the reader's green light.

Train trips with advance ticket

Show your ticket to the reader at the bottom of the ticket device. Place the ticket on the level of the device. Align the QR code with the reader's green light.

Illustration: A passenger checking in at the train station platform using travel card.

Penalty fare

On trains, VR’s commuter traffic conductors verify the right of the passengers to be on the train by inspecting their tickets. A penalty fare of €80 can be imposed on travellers without a confirmed ticket entitling them to train travel.

Ticket devices on the station platforms

The ticket devices are marked on Nysse's blue sign. Nysse is responsible for the devices. Device malfunctions can be reported using the feedback form.

Train schedules

Check the timetables of the Nysse area train stations in the Nysse Journey Planner. From the station-specific links, you can check the location of the station on the map, the next departures and train schedules.

Train timetables can also be found on VR's website.

Instructions for train travelling

With Nysse tickets, you cannot reserve a seat on the train. You can sit in free seats in Eco class but not in seats with extra charge. Give priority to a passenger who has reserved a seat.

The seats in the restaurant car are intended for customers of the restaurant. If the train is very full, please wait for the next train if possible or search an alternative trip in the Nysse Journey Planner.


Children aged 0–6 years are allowed to travel with you free of charge in the train when you are using a Nysse ticket. If you are using a VR ticket, please follow VR's ticket rules.

The journey of a passenger carrying a child in a pram or stroller on a local train is free of charge. On the long-distance train, the passenger must have a ticket, but the child's journey is free of charge.

VR - Children


Pets are welcome to travel with you in the pet section of the train.

VR - Pets


Bicycles can be transported on commuter trains in the area reserved for them free of charge. On the IC train, a place for a bicycle must be reserved in advance.

VR - Bicycles


Not all commuter trains in the Nysse area are accessible.

VR - Accessibility

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