Travel and local info

By train: Jyväskylä is accessible by train. The travel time from Helsinki is around 3,5 hours and from Tampere around 1,5 hours. There's also a train connection from the Helsinki airport to Jyväskylä (via Tikkurila). 

By bus: If you prefer bus, you can either use Matkahuolto or Onnibus services. Note that Onnibus is faster but it only leaves from the Helsinki city centre, whereas Matkahuolto buses also depart directly from the Helsinki airport.

The trains and some of the buses have a free wifi.

By plane: The international flights  fly either to Helsinki International Airport or Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. You can continue your trip by train or bus, or fly directly to Jyväskylä. Jyväskylä Airport is located in Tikkakoski about 23 km from Jyväskylä city centre. However, note that the flights to Jyväskylä Tikkakoski Airport aren't very frequent and there isn't public transportation from the airport to the city centre. A taxi must be separately ordered to the airport (Jyväskylä area taxi service, tel. +358 000 6900). The trip between the Tikkakoski airport and the city centre costs about 45 euros.

More information on travelling in the Jyväskylä region: