Map of Kuopio

How to get to Kuopio?

City of Kuopio is located in Eastern Finland. You can reach Kuopio easy by plane, by train or by car. 

By train

Kuopio railway station is located right in the city center. From Helsinki to Kuopio, the jorney takes 4 hours and runs daily. You can also take train from Turku, Tampere, Jyväskylä, Oulu, Rovanniemi and many other cities.  Finland Ice Marathon is only one kilometres from the station.

Train tickets and timetables


By bus

Kuopio bus station is located next to railway station.  Bus connections to Kuopio are both from the souht and from the north.  

Bus tickets and timetables



By plane

Kuopio airport is located 14 kilometers from the Kuopio city. The flight from Helsinki-Vantaa airport is only less than hour, and flights daily to Kuopio. From Kuopio airport, you can take bus or taxi.  There are rental cars availables from the airport.

Kuopio airport flight connections

Kuopio airport

By car

The journey from Helsinki to Kuopio takes about four hours. 

The area has a limited number of paid parking spaces. We recommend parking your car, e.g. under Kuopio market. Read more here

Car rental