Air connections

Finnair has flights from Helsinki to Jyväskylä, so you can also continue your trip to Jyväskylä by air. The flight takes less than an hour. Jyväskylä airport is located in Tikkakoski, and you can travel the 23 kilometres to the Jyväskylä city centre either with the buses travelling via the airport or by taxi.

Check the schedules of long-distance buses driving via the Jyväskylä airport and other public transport from Jyväskylä on the Matkahuolto website.

There is no transport from the airport to Jyväskylä, for example, so a taxi is the best option, and if you are in a hurry, it is a good idea to book your taxi in advance either by phone  0100 6900 or with the JYTAKSI mobile app App Store  or Google Play

You can also pre-book a rental car. Read more about the services at the Tikkakoski airport. On the Finavia site you can easily find your flight schedules and your terminal, check what items you can pack and where you can pick up your luggage when you land. You can also read about the services available at the airport, check transport connections and parking facilities at the airport.

Kuokkala bridge at night
Photo: Juhana Konttinen

Several airlines fly to Helsinki. If you fly to Helsinki, you can get on the Jyväskylä train connecting easily directly from the airport with just one change of trains. By train, you can also travel to Hankasalmi, Petäjävesi, Keuruu or Jämsä, for example. You can take a bus from the Helsinki airport to Jyväskylä and you can also rent a car at the airport. Read more about the services at the Helsinki Airport.

Please note that Ryanair flies to Lappeenranta, where you can continue towards Jyväskylä by bus or by a rental car.

You can fly to Tampere with Ryanair, AirBaltic and Finnair. The airport is located in the municipality of Pirkkala, circa 17 km from Tampere city centre.  You can travel from Tampere to Jyväskylä by bus, by train or in a rental car.

You can also fly to Turku, for example, and jump on a bus, a train or a rental car.

Flight times from major cities to Helsinki

The flight times are estimated times and don’t include passport control and transfer time at the Helsinki airport. The train from Helsinki airport to Jyväskylä takes 3,5 hours.

Great Britain 

  • Manchester: flight time to Helsinki circa 3 hours
  • London: flight time to Helsinki circa 3 hours
  • Edinburgh: flight time to Helsinki circa 2 hours 50 minutes

 

Germany 

  • Berlin: flight time to Helsinki circa 2 hours
  • Munich: flight time to Helsinki circa 2 hours40 minutes
  • Düsseldorf: flight time to Helsinki circa 2 hours30 minutes
  • Frankfurt (am Main): flight time to Helsinki circa 2 hours45 minutes
  • Hamburg: flight time to Helsinki circa 2 hours
  • Stuttgart: flight time to Helsinki circa 2 hours45 minutes

 

France 

  • Paris: flight time to Helsinki circa 3 hours
  • Nice: flight time to Helsinki circa 3 hours 30 minutes

 

Italy 

  • Rome: flight time to Helsinki circa 3 hours25 minutes
  • Milan: flight time to Helsinki circa 3 hours
  • Pisa: flight time to Helsinki circa 3 hours15 minutes

 

Sweden 

  • Stockholm: flight time to Helsinki circa 1 hour
  • Gothenburg: flight time to Helsinki circa 1 hour10 minutes

 

Spain 

  • Barcelona: flight time to Helsinki circa 4 hours
  • Malaga: flight time to Helsinki circa 3 hours45 minutes
  • Alicante: flight time to Helsinki circa 4 hours25 minuuttia
  • Madrid: flight time to Helsinki circa 4 hours25 minuuttia

 

Japan 

  • Tokyo: flight time to Helsinki circa 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Fukuoka: flight time to Helsinki circa 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Nagoya: flight time to Helsinki circa 9 hours 20 minutes
  • Osaka: light time to Helsinki circa 9 hours 45 minutes

 

Russia 

  • Flight – train from St. Petersburg (LED-HEL, 1 h) + HEL airport – Jyväskylä (train 3,5 hours), travel time circa 4 h.
  • Flight – train from Moscow (MOW-HEL, 2 h) + HEL airport – Jyväskylä (train 3,5 hours), travel time circa 5,5 h.