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There are 5 ways to get from Tampere to Kontiolahti by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Tampere to Pieksämäki
  2. Take the train from Pieksämäki to Joensuu

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from 6 to 2
  2. Take the bus from Jyväskylä to Joensuu Kauppatori

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Night train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Tampere to Jyväskylä
  2. Take the bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus 4 to Koskikatu I

Drive

  1. Drive from Tampere to Kontiolahti

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Kuopio (KUO)
  2. Take the train from Siilinjärvi Asema to Joensuu

Tampere to Kontiolahti by train and bus

15 Weekly Services
6h 54m Average Duration
€48 Cheapest Price
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Tampere → Kontiolahti
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0295 535 535

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Yes, travel within Finland is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kontiolahti is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kontiolahti is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kontiolahti is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

Last updated: 29 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Tampere to Kontiolahti is to bus which costs €16 - €25 and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Tampere to Kontiolahti is to drive which costs €90 - €130 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampere to Kontiolahti. However, there are services departing from 6 and arriving at Kontiolahti linja-autoasema via Jyväskylä and Koskikatu L. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 8m.

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The distance between Tampere and Kontiolahti is 345 km. The road distance is 410.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Kontiolahti without a car is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs €45 - €70.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Tampere to Kontiolahti, including transfers.

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Tampere to Kontiolahti bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from 6 station.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Kontiolahti is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs €45 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €25 and takes 8h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Tampere Airport to Kuopio Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 45m and has one stopover.

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Tampere to Kontiolahti bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Joensuu Kauppatori station.

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Map of how to get from Tampere to Kontiolahti.
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  • Distance: 345 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Tampere, Finland and Kontiolahti, Finland?

You can take a train from Tampere to Kontiolahti via Pieksämäki, Joensuu, and Joensuu in around 6h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampere to Kontiolahti via Jyväskylä, Joensuu Kauppatori, and Koskikatu L in around 8h 8m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tampere to Kuopio via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tampere to Pieksämäki
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Pieksämäki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
www.vr.fi
Night train from Tampere to Jyväskylä
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Siilinjärvi Asema to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
www.vr.fi
Sundströms Oy
Phone
+358 40 1363223
Email
info@sundstroms.fi
Website
sundstroms.fi
Train from Pieksämäki to Joensuu
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Sundströms Oy
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from 6 to 2
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Onni Bus
Bus from Jyväskylä to Joensuu Kauppatori
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Onni Bus
Soisalon Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 20 7411090
Email
soisalonliikenne@soisalonliikenne.com
Website
soisalonliikenne.com
Bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus 4 to Koskikatu I
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €45
Website
Soisalon Liikenne Oy

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampere to Kontiolahti is 411 km. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Tampere to Kontiolahti.

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Finnair offers flights from Tampere Airport to Kuopio Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Kontiolahti. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Tampere Airport is to line 103 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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