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Transportation

Bus line number 103 operates between the city center and the airport.  There’s also a bus line 39A operating between Pirkkala and Tampere-Pirkkala airport on weekdays, and bus lines 8, 11, 12, 34 and 36 operate between Tampere and Pirkkala. More information about Tampere public transport here.

You can find information about the tickets on Tampere public transport’s website.

You can find information about tickets, schedules and routes on Tampere public transport’s website.

There are lockers for your luggage at Tampere train station. You can also store your luggage at Tampere bus station, as well as Ratina and Koskikeskus shopping centres.

You can overnight with your camper van only in camping sites. The nearest camping area from the city centre (open during summer time) is Härmälä Camping. Open also during the winter is  Apianlahti camping in Valkeakoski. Please see more information in our article about Camping sites.

Please see our article Cycling in Tampere. You can also rent Tampere City Bikes which offer a fast way to move around the city. Read more here.

Info & maps

We don’t have a tourist information office at the moment. Visit Tampere offers tourist information, tips and much more via e-mail visittampere (at) visittampere.fi, social media and telephone (+358 3 5656 6800, open Mon-Fri at 10-15) all year round. During the 2022 Ice Hockey World Championship we’re at your service with extended opening hours Mon-Fri 10-18 and Sat-Sun 10-15.

Visit Tampere produces various maps that you can download as a pdf, or print out. You can pick up printed maps at Tampere Market Hall in front of Pullapuoti Wilenius (Hämeenkatu 19) and at the Tampere Service point (Frenckellinaukio 2B). If you need a larger amount of maps (over 20 pcs) or if you would like to get a map before your trip to Tampere, please contact us at visittampere (at) visittampere.fi.

All cycling maps provided by the city of Tampere can be downloaded here (site in Finnish). Printed maps available at Palvelupiste Frenckell (Frenckellinaukio 2 B).

Nature & activities

Hopealinjat operates most of the cruises on Lake Näsijärvi and Lake Pyhäjärvi, please see Hopealinjat’s website. Steam boat cruises on Lake Näsijärvi are organized by Laivaan.fi.

Hopealinjat operates cruises to Viikinsaari. For more information about Viikinsaari, please see Viikinsaari’s website.

For downloadable maps please see Nationalparks.fi.

For Kintulammi please see Kintulammi’s website.

For Birgitta Trail in Lempäälä please see Visit Lempäälä’s website.

The easiest way to go to natural parks is by car, but some of them are reachable by bus. Usually it requires a bit of walking to get there and a bus change. Please see Matka.fi’s website for bus schedules and routes.

This & That

You can get there by bus. Serlachius bus runs between Mänttä-Vilppula and Tampere on the days when the museums are open.

You can find rental cottages in Tampere and Tampere Region from Mökkiavain’s website.