Arrival in Helsinki
Both campus cities Joensuu (about 440 kilometres north-east from Helsinki) and Kuopio (about 380 kilometres north-east from Helsinki) are very accessible from Helsinki: several trains, buses and flights running on a daily basis.
Public transport from the Helsinki airport
VR, Finnish Railways
Matkahuolto, long distance bus services
Onnibus, long distance bus services
Finnair, international and domestic flights
Please note that you are not entitled to student discounts on Finnish trains and buses until after you have arrived and registered at the university.
Students coming to Joensuu Campus
Travelling from the Joensuu airport to Joensuu city centre
City of Joensuu
Public transport (local buses) in Joensuu
Joensuu Campus map and Parking on Campus
Lecture rooms on Joensuu Campus
Students coming to Kuopio Campus
Travelling from the Kuopio airport to Kuopio city centre. Please note that there is no public transportation from the airport to the city during the weekends, nights, or evenings after 19.35 but you have to take a taxi which is a lot more expensive.
City of Kuopio
Public transport (local buses) in Kuopio
Kuopio Campus map and Parking on Campus
Lecture rooms on Kuopio Campus