Getting there & away
There are regular buses to Jakobstad from Vaasa (from €13.70, 1½ to 2½ hours), Kokkola (€6.20, 40 minutes) and other towns along the west coast.
Bennäs (Finnish: Pännäinen), 11km away, is the closest railway station to Jakobstad. A shuttle bus (€3.10, 10 minutes) meets arriving trains.
The Kruunupyy/Kronoby airport is 30km from Jakobstad and buses (€5) meet arriving flights.
The M/S Jenny (044-780 9140) sails between Jakobstad and Kokkola (one-way €14) on Thursdays at 5pm, from Midsummer to mid-August, arriving at Kokkola camping at 10.30pm.