Arrival

Students are advised to arrive at the beginning of the semester, at least one day before the Orientation Programme begins.

Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna are very accessible from Helsinki: there are several flights, trains and buses running on a daily basis.

Information on timetables and fares is available on the following websites:

VR, Finnish Railways
Matkahuolto, long distance bus services
Onnibus, long distance bus services (to Joensuu and to Kuopio)
Finnair, international and domestic flights.

Travelling from the airport to

Please note that you are not entitled to student discounts on Finnish trains and buses until after you have arrived and registered at the university.