Turku Airport is 8.5km north of the city. Facilities are minimal and there are no ATMs – bring euros for the bus.
Airlines include the following:
AirBaltic (www.airbaltic.com) Flies Turku–Riga (Latvia).
Finnair (www.finnair.com) Regular flights to/from Helsinki and Mariehamn; seasonal flights to Kittilä.
SAS (www.flysas.com) Flights to/from Helsiniki and Stockholm Arlanda (Sweden).
Wizz Air (http://wizzair.com) Seasonal flights to/from Gdańsk (Poland).
Bus 1 runs between the airport and the kauppatori from 5.20am to 11.15pm (€3, 25 minutes). A taxi into town from the airport costs around €30; there's a free hotline to order one at the entrance to Terminal 1.
Turku is a main gateway to Sweden and Åland. The harbour, about 3km southwest of the city centre, has terminals for Tallink/Silja Line and Viking Line. Both companies sail to Stockholm, Sweden (10½ hours) via Åland (5½ hours). Book ahead during high season if you plan to take a car. Prices vary according to season and class:
Mariehamn (Åland) Deck-class one-way tickets from €32 including one passenger and vehicle.
Stockholm from €14/57 for deck/cabin per passenger
Finnlink sails to Sweden from nearby Naantali, though this service doesn't take foot passengers. It’s also possible to travel to Åland via the Turku Archipelago.
Bus 1 runs from the harbour to the kauppatori from 5.20am to 11.15pm (€3, 25 minutes).
Turku's train station is 400m northwest of the city centre; trains also stop at the ferry harbour.
Direct trains include the following:
Helsinki €20, two hours, hourly
Oulu €59 to €77, six to 10 hours, one to two daily
Tampere from €19, 1¾ hours, six daily