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Air

Kuopio Airport is 14km northeast of Kuopio. Finnair (www.finnair.fi) operates daily flights to/from Helsinki.

Transport Options

Kuopio airport is 14km north of town and is serviced by airport buses from Monday to Friday.

Boat

In summer, Saimann Laivamatkat Oy operates regular cruises between Kuopio and Savonlinna.

Bus

Services depart from the bus station. Express services include the following:

Helsinki (from €10, 5½ hours, frequent) Some require a change in Jyväskylä.

Jyväskylä (€20, two hours, frequent)

Savonlinna (€27.30, 2¾ hours, four daily) Change in Varkaus.

Train

Daily train services include the following:

Helsinki (€41 to €45, 4½ hours, six daily)

Kajaani (€19 to €23, 1¾ hours, five daily)

Mikkeli (€18 to €21, 1¾ hours, four daily)

Oulu (€38 to €45, 4¾ hours, four daily)

Change at Pieksämäki or Kouvola for other destinations.