Visit Tampere
Tampere Convention Bureau

offers free assistance when you
are planning an international
congress in Tampere.

By air

Tampere is well connected and really easy to reach. There are frequent direct flights to Tampere from Stockholm, Helsinki and Riga. Ryanair operates in Tampere in the summer months.

The trip from Tampere-Pirkkala Airport to Tampere city centre takes less than half an hour. There is a FlyBus shuttle service for early morning and late night flights.

Liuttu Flybus

There is a shuttle bus service between Tampere city centre and the airport. The service is provided by Liuttu and Tredea.

The shuttle service is available to passengers traveling on Finnair, SAS and AirBaltic morning/night flights:

Arriving flights:
Finnair flights AY269, AF4652 from Helsinki Sun–Fri at 00.20

AirBaltic flight BT357 from Riga Sun–Fri at 00.30

SAS flight SK4240 from Stockholm Sun–Thu at 00.35

Departing flights :
BT357 Air Baltic flight to Riga Mon–Sat at 5.25

Finnairin flights AY270, AF4661 to Helsinki Mon–Sat at 6.15

SAS flight SK4241 to Stockholm Mon–Fri at 6.25

The Flybus-marked Liuttu shuttle vehicles are waiting for arriving passengers outside the airport terminal. Passengers traveling from the hotels to the airport can reserve a ride from the hotel reception. The price of the shuttle service is 10 euros (paid to the driver in cash or credit card)

For more information about shuttle and other car services, please contact Liuttu’s service number + 358 (0) 100 4041 (24/7, calls 0,77 €/min + LCC)

Shuttle bus route:

The shuttle service to the hotels from the airport according to the flight schedules (00.20–00.35 arriving flights), shuttle route to the city centre (stops):

1. Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere
2. Scandic Tampere Station
3. Holiday Inn Tampere
4. Lapland Hotel Tampere
5. Tampere Dream Hostel

Shuttle service timetable from the hotels to the airport (AirBaltic flight at 5.25)

1. Holiday Inn Tampere  03.25
2. Lapland Hotel Tampere  03.30
3. Tampere Dream Hostel  03.35
4. Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere  03.40
4. Scandic Tampere Station  03.45

Shuttle service timetable from the hotels to the airport (Finnair/SAS flights at 6.15 & 6.25)

1. Holiday Inn Tampere  04.40
2. Lapland Hotel Tampere  04.45
3. Tampere Dream Hostel 04.50
4. Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere  04.55
4. Scandic Tampere Station  05.00

Flight timetables

Here are some useful links for flight timetable to and from Tampere:

Special services for international congresses

SAS supports organizers of international congresses in Finland by offering official carrier agreements and special rates for delegates. Read more about:

Airport information

Finnish Civil Aviation Administration Finavia

By bus or train from Helsinki airport

You can catch the train from Helsinki airport to Tampere via Tikkurila station. The journey takes about 1,5 hours. 

Railway timetables

There is also a direct and inexpensive bus connection to Tampere from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Buses leave at regular intervals at all hours – the staff at the information desks at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Click here for more details on buses from Helsinki airport