Public transport to nature sites

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Jyväskylä and the Jyväskylä Region have many lovely nature spots, but what to do when you don’t have a car? Don’t worry, there are plenty of nature destinations you can reach by bus or train. Hop on board a Linkki bus and head for the nature trails!

By bus to nature destinations

By bus to nearby nature destinations

The buses of Jyväskylä’s local transport operator Linkki can take you to many of Jyväskylä’s nature destinations. Buses depart from the local transport terminal in Jyväskylä city centre (Asemakatu).

Haukanniemi Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local buses no. 18 and 18K to Kortepohja, departure from bay no. 6, zone A ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 500 m from the stop Kortesuo 2.
Click here to read more about the Haukanniemi Nature Trail.

Death Pits
Jyväskylä local bus no. 27, departure from bay no. 2, zone A ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 350 m from the stop Ukonniementie P.
Click here to read more about the kettle holes.

Kangasvuori Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local buses no. 10 and 25 to Kaakkolampi, departure from bay no. 3, zone A ticket.
The nature trail’s guide sign is approximately 200 m from the stop Huhtasuon koulu 1 & 2.
Click here to read more about the Kangasvuori Nature Trail.

Kolmisoppinen Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local bus no. 13 to Tikkala, departure from bay no. 7, zone A ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 450 m from the stop Kolmisoppinen L.

Laajavuori Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local buses no. 25 to Palokka (departure from bay 6) and no. 39 to Ruoke (departure from bay 1), zone A ticket.
Get off the bus at the bus stop by the Laajavuori ski slopes (Laajavuori 2). The start of the nature trail is some 100 m from the bus stop.
Click here to read more about the Laajavuori Nature Trail.

Sippulanniemi Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local bus no. 18 to Ristikivi, departure from bay no. 1, zone A ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 650 m from the stop Kissankello 2.
Click here to read more about the Sippulanniemi Nature Trail.

Aittovuori Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local bus no. 3 to Vaajakoski, departure from bay no. 4, zone A ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 900 m from the stop Kontiontie 2.

Photo: Merja Huovelin

By bus to more remote nature destinations

Kanavuori Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local bus no. 1 to Haapaniemi, departure from bay no. 4, zone A ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 1.3 km from the stop Amiraali E.
Click here to read more about the Kanavuori Nature Trail.

Iso-Haapasaari Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local bus no. 1 to Haapaniemi, departure from bay no. 4, zone A ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 600 m from the stop Haapaniemi.
Click here to read more about the Iso-Haapasaari Nature Trail.

Jääskelä Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local bus no. 38 to Toivakka, departure from bay no. 4, zone A-B ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 2.3 km along a dirt road from the stop Jääskelä E.
Please check the bus schedules with care, as there are only a few connections a day.
Click here to read more about the Jääskelä Nature Trail.

Nyrölä Nature Trail
Jyväskylä local bus no. 32 to Nyrölä, departure from bay no. 2, zone A-C ticket.
The start of the nature trail is some 1.6 km from the stop Nyrölä P.
Please check the bus schedules with care, as there are only a few connections a day.
Click here to read more about the Nyrölä Nature Trail.

Keskisenlampi Nature Trail
A Matkahuolto bus (Soisalon liikenne), departure from Jyväskylä Travel Centre.
The start of the nature trail is some 550 m from the stop Pirttihertuntie P.
Click here to read more about the Keskisenlampi Nature Trail.

photo: Ulla Keituri

By train to nature destinations

VR’s trains offer easy access to Pihlajavesi via Keuruu. Trains depart from Jyväskylä Travel Centre (Hannikaisenkatu 20).

Old Church Trail in Pihjalavesi (Keuruu)
Trains usually run from Jyväskylä to Pihlajavesi once or twice a day.
Click here to read more about the Old Church Trail.

Photo: VR Group – Janne Mikkilä

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