Students are advised to arrive at the beginning of the semester, at least one day before the Orientation Programme begins.
Joensuu and Kuopio 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:
Travelling from the airport to
- Joensuu city centre:http://www.finavia.fi/en/joensuu/arriving/,
- Kuopio city centre: http://www.finavia.fi/en/kuopio/arriving/, Please note that there is no public transportation from the airport to the city during the weekends, nights or evenings after 19.20.
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.