Pensioner discount

What discounts can I get?

You get a pensioner discount on train tickets for long-distance traffic and VR’s commuter traffic if you are a pensioner or at least 65 years old.

At ticket inspection, please present the document entitling you to a discount.

Tickets for long-distance -20%

You get a 20% pensioner discount on basic and saver tickets for long-distance traffic, on multi-tickets for 10 and 30 journeys and on berth tickets.

Pensioners are playing chess on a long-distance train.

VR’s commuter traffic tickets -50%

You get a 50% pensioner discount on single tickets for commuter traffic and on multi-tickets for 10 journeys.

A commuter train arrives at the platform, and passengers are standing on the platform waiting to board the train.

How to get a pensioner discount

If you are at least 65 years old

All you need to do is present to the ticket inspector on the train an identity document issued by a police authority. 

  • Personal identity card

  • Passport

  • Driving license

  • A Kela card with a photo

If you are a pensioner

All you need to do is present one of the following documents to the ticket inspector on the train

  • VR-E card

  • A Kela card with photo and the code “eläkkeensaaja”

  • A card provided for national pension recipients (with no photo)

  • A written certificate issued by Kela stating that you receive national pension

  • An employment pension card or a pension decision issued by an employee pension company

  • A certificate issued by Kela's Centre for International Affairs stating that you receive pension from some other European country

Part-time pension and partial disability pension do not give the right to pensioner discounts.