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Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä is an active and attractive city of sports and well-being located in the heart of the beautiful Finnish lake district.

How to get to Jyväskylä?

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 page.