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By train or coach
Jyväskylä is located in the middle of Finland, within a reasonable distance from anywhere in the country. This makes the city conveniently accessible by rail. The rail journey to Jyväskylä takes 1.5 hours from Tampere and less than 3.5 hours from Helsinki. Information on special offers is available at www.vr.fi.
- For information, bookings and timetables, contact VR by calling +358 600 41 900 (Mon–Sun from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., EUR 1.99 per answered call).
- For bus timetables and fares, click here: www.matkahuolto.fi/en. Occasionally Matkahuolto offers highly affordable tickets to Jyväskylä at €10 or even lower.
- The Onnibus budget bus company also operates services to Jyväskylä. Check the Onnibussi timetables and fares here: www.onnibus.com/home. When travelling by train or coach, you will arrive in Jyväskylä at the Travel Centre right in the heart of the city.