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Tampere constitutes the northernmost point of the triangle formed by Finland’s three major cities: Tampere, Helsinki and Turku. Tampere is located in Southern Finland some 170 km north-west of Helsinki, capital of the country. Both domestic and international travel connections to Tampere are excellent. The city is within easy reach by air, by land and in summer, even by water!

To Tampere by Train

Tampere is easily accessible by train from all over Finland (1,5 h from Helsinki). You can catch the train from Helsinki airport to Tampere via Tikkurila station.

There are good connections to all over the city from the Tampere railway station.

You can catch the local buses from Hämeenkatu (main street) and Rautatienkatu streets, and there’s also a taxi rank in front of the station building.

The city bus number 103 operates between the Airport and the city centre. You can also take a taxi from the railway station to Tampere-Pirkkala Airport.

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To Tampere by Bus

Tampere is within easy reach by bus, and the bus connections within the city are versatile.

The long-distance coaches operate from the Tampere bus station, address Hatanpään valtatie 5-7.

Also Onnibus operates from Tampere – you can find information about the routes and timetables from this link.

Oy Matkahuolto Ab provides bus and coach services in Finland. Get updated information about how to get to Tampere by bus from Oy Matkahuolto Ab webpages.

Fly to Tampere

Tampere has all-year-round direct flights to the city by airBaltic from Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Munich and Oslo three times a week and to Málaga and Rhodes twice a week. There’s also several flights a week from Riga. Starting from June 2022 airBaltic will also fly direct flights between Tampere and Amsterdam. Additionally, Finnair has flights to Tampere from Helsinki and there are all-year-round flights from London by Ryanair.

From August 2022 direct flight connections by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) from Stockholm are also available.

Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is located 17 kilometres from the city centre.