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From the Airport

From Tampere-Pirkkala Airport

An Airport Taxi
An Airport Taxi is the best way to reach the city centre from Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. It will take travellers to all hotels in Tampere. The fare is 19 euros per person.

It is recommended that you book your airport taxi in advance when leaving from the hotel. Please, call +358 100 4131 and inform your name, date of departure, airline and flight departure time.

There is no need to book a taxi when leaving from the airport. You can go to the first available taxi in the taxi line and request an airport taxi ride. You will then pay only the airport taxi fee, but will have to wait for other possible passengers wanting an airport taxi as well.

A regular taxi
A normal taxi costs around 30-40 euros. Taxis in Finland are very reliable. Taxi webpage

Bus no. 1 runs between Terminal 1 and the city centre. For timetables, please use the journey planner Write: "Tornikaari 50, Pirkkala" (= airport's street address) as the place of departure and your hotel's street address or "Keskustori" (= Central square) as the destination.

Tokee buses are a good choice when arriving in Terminal 2: Timetable

From Helsinki-Vantaa airport

From Helsinki-Vantaa airport, there is a direct bus connection to the bus station in Tampere. Buses leave at regular intervals, at all hours.

By bus:

Please go outside the terminal on the ground floor. Across the road there is a row of bus stops. The bus to Tampere usually leaves from stop number 13 or 14. This bus is called ExpressBus and it is equipped with the text Tampere (or Pikavuoro/Pika Tampere).

The bus will stop after 15 minutes at Keimolanportti petrol station, where you will have to change buses. The bus drivers will take care of your luggage. This bus will take you to Tampere bus station, which is in the city centre.

You may pay the driver in cash (euros) or by major credit card. There are cash machines in both terminals and at gate 28. Currency exchange services are also available at the Change Group service points in Terminal 1 and 2 (departure floor and arrivals halls 2A and 2B) and at gates 15, 26 and 32.

By train from the airport:

There is a new train connectioin at Helsinki Airport. To read more, please visit the Finavia page.