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:
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.
- Savonlinna city centre: http://www.finavia.fi/en/savonlinna/arriving/.
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.