In summer, the Hydrofoil Express Suvi runs a passenger-only service around the lake between Koli, Lieksa and Vuonislahti, taking about 45 minutes between each stop. Prices per adult/child between Koli and Lieksa are…
In summer, this little tourist train (on wheels) is a handy way to get around Imatra's diffused areas. It links Imatrankoski with Mansikkala and the leisure area three times daily; a one-way trip from Imatrankoski t…
The car ferry M/F Pielinen makes the 1¾-hour trip from Lieksa to Koli twice daily, departing from Lieksa at 10am and 3pm, and departing from Koli at noon and 5pm. Book ahead by phone as space is limited.
A shared taxi service operates twice daily Sunday to Friday and three times on Saturdays year-round between Joensuu and Koli (one-way/return €30/40). Book at least one day ahead.
In summer you can rest your feet aboard the street train (on wheels), which links the market square, IsoKristiina shopping centre, Linnoitus, Hiekkalinna and Myllysaari beach.
Koli Hill has road access with a short funicular ride from the lower car park up to the Break Sokos Hotel Koli.
International trains to/from Russia use Vainikkala train station, 29.5km south of Lappeenranta.
The best way to explore this large town is to hire a bike from Pyörä-Expert.
Lappeenranta airport is 2.5km west of the city centre.