Traveling to Kuopio

By Flight:Connections are excellent as there are 5-10 daily flights from capital Helsinki. Kuopio airport is 16 km from the city. A regular bus service is available from the airport to city centre.

By train: There are several trains daily from Helsinki to Kuopio and the journey only takes a few hours. The train station is located in the city centre within 20 minutes walk from the hotels.

Finnish Railways, VR

By car: Kuopio is situated by one of the arterial roads of the country, highway 5 leading from Helsinki to Lapland. The Kuopio region can also be reached by bus.


Kuopio also has a very efficient public transportation system that services the entire city. For more information on time tables & bus routes, please see the Kuopio Liikenne webpage.

Bus Information:

Best Western Hotelli Savonia to UEF Canthia: 14, 5

Best Western Hotelli Savonia to City Center: 16

Hostelli Hermmani to UEF Canthia: 1, 20

Hostelli Hermmani to City Center:1, 20 & 23