26.04.2016

Getting to Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä is situated in Central Finland, ca. 270 kilometers from Helsinki. There are several possibilites for getting there from Helsinki or the Helsinki Airport. Seasonal offers apply to all kinds of transportation, so advance booking is advisable.

 

Flights


There are three daily flights from Helsinki to Jyväskylä and back on weekdays and one flight from Jyväskylä to Helsinki on Saturday. Flights can be booked from Finnair. The flight takes around 45 minutes. It's also possible to book a combined ticket from Budapest via Helsinki to Jyväskylä.

Transport from Jyväskylä Airport to your hotel in Jyväskylä can be organized by us; please contact ville.m.hakkinen@student.jyu.fi

 

Trains


There are several train connections daily from Helsinki airport to Tikkurila train station and from Tikkurila to Jyväskylä via Tampere. As with flights, you can pre-purchase a ticket at the Finnish State Railways website. The train journey takes ca. 4 hours altogether.

 

Buses


There are direct bus routes from Helsinki Airport to Jyväskylä. Tickets can be bought on-line from the Matkahuolto portal or directly from the driver. The bus journey takes also ca. 4 hours.

Possibly the cheapest connection would be taking a local bus or local train from Helsinki airport to Helsinki city centre and continuing to Jyväskylä with Onnibus low-fare bus.