How to Reach Finland and Tampere

Travel to Finland

By Air to Helsinki

Around 40 airlines operate to Helsinki and Helsinki airport boasts more than 180 international landings daily. It is only 25 minutes from city centre. From Helsinki there is a train connection every hour to Tampere. There is a coach connection from Helsinki airport to Tampere.

Bus, Ferry and Train Connections to Helsinki

There are daily ferry boats from Stockholm to Helsinki and Turku. Daily evening departures take you to your destination through the beautiful archipelago during the night. You can also travel to Finland by ferry from both Germany and Poland. From Tallinn the fastest ferry to Helsinki takes less than two hours and there are a number of boats operating every hour. Frequent bus lines within the Baltic countries connect Latvia and Lithuania with the Estonian capital, Tallinn. From Russia it is easy to reach Helsinki by train. There are daily connections from St. Petersburg and Moscow.

How to get to Tampere?

Tampere is located in southern Finland some 170 km north of Helsinki, the capital. Both domestic and international travel connections to Tampere are good. The city is within easy reach by air and by land. Please visit http://visittampere.fi/article/getting-to-and-around-tampere for detailed information about travelling to Tampere.

By Air to Tampere

There are direct flights to Tampere from Helsinki, Stockholm (Sweden), Bremen (Germany), London (UK), as well as Budapest (Hungary). Please note that flight connections are subject to change.

By Train to Tampere

From and to Helsinki, there is a train practically every hour. Connections from other Finnish cities are also good. Please see www.vr.fi/en for further information. The railway station in Tampere is located in the heart of the city.

By Bus to Tampere

From Helsinki there is a coach to Tampere almost every hour. Please check the timetable on the Paunu bus website: www.paunu.fi/english.html. In Tampere long-distance intercity coaches arrive at and depart from the Long-Distance Coach Station, located approx. 500 metres from the railway station.

You will be met on arrival on 5–6 August at Helsinki airport and Tampere airport.. Please give us detailed information on when and where you will arrive.