20.11.2017

How to get to Konnevesi?

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Jyväskylä is located in Central Finland, about 270 km north from Helsinki. The Jyväskylä Region can be reached easily by air, road and rail. The biggest international airport of Finland is situated in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Shortest and smoothest way to travel between Europe and Asia is via Helsinki. Helsinki Airport's strength lies in its excellent geographical location between Europe and Asia as well as in fast and easy transfers. The transfer times are among the shortest in Europe. The nearest international airport is situated in Tampere with daily connections to Bremen in Germany and Budapest in Hungary, also by low cost airlines. Tampere is 1,5 hour drive or train trip away from Jyväskylä.

Using the Pendolino fast train, the journey from Helsinki to Jyväskylä takes three hours. The train connections are excellent; there are many daily connections between Helsinki and Jyväskylä. There are also direct bus connections from the Helsinki airport to Jyväskylä. The rail and coach interchange is located right in the city centre.

Trains and coaches arrive at the Jyväskylä Travel Centre located in the heart of the city. You can find taxis next to the Jyväskylä Travel Centre or phone Taxi Jyväskylä +358 100 6900. The easiest way of getting around in Jyväskylä is on foot or by bicycle. You can also use buses. You can find tracks and bus routes from route search page.

Travel to Konnevesi Research Station

Konnevesi is located ca. 70 km northeast of the city of Jyväskylä. Bus from Jyväskylä to Konnevesi town leaves from the Jyväskylä Travel Centre (in Finnish “Matkakeskus”) bus platform 3. Bus schedules are available from webpage of Matkahuolto.

If you travel to Konnevesi Research Station by bus, please inform the secretary of Winter School the arrival time of your buss before hand. If you do that somebody is waiting you in Konnevesi bus station and you can get a drive from buss station to the Konnevesi Research Station (and you do not have to walk). Konnevesi Research Station is located 4 km north from Konnevesi village.