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How to come to Tampere

Tampere is a city of 228 000 inhabitants, the largest inland city in the Nordic countries.

Tampere lies some 175 km north of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

There are direct flights to Tampere Pirkkala airport (16 km from the city centre) from Stockholm by Scandinavian Airlines (Star Alliance), from Helsinki by Finnair (Oneworld Alliance), from Riga (Air Baltic) as well as from Bremen and Budapest (Ryanair).

From the airport to the city center, there is a bus available approximately once an hour during weekdays, please check separately for Saturday and Sunday. There is also a shuttle bus service as well as an airport taxi that you share with other passengers will take you to any hotel in the city centre. It is also possible to get a normal taxi from the airport.

To Helsinki airport there are direct flights from most major European cities, as well as from many cities in the U.S. and in Asia.
From Helsinki airport, you can continue to Tampere by bus departing from in front of the terminal. Buses run from Helsinki Airport to Tampere approximately every hour, and the journey takes about two hours. You can also take a train from Helsinki airport to Tikkurila and change there to a long-distance train which takes you straight to Tampere. Trains from Tikkurila to Tampere are relatively frequent between 5 am and 11 pm (1−2 trains per hour). Journey time by train from Helsinki airport is approximately 90-120 minutes depending on the train.


Finnair flights
Scandinavian airlines SAS flights
Air Baltic
Train from Helsinki
Bus from Helsinki
Taxi from Tampere airport
Flybus airport shuttle from Tampere airport
Bus from Tampere airport

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