Arriving to Jyväskylä
Jyväskylä is located approximately 270 kilometres away from Helsinki. Jyväskylä is located in the middle of Finland, it is within a reasonable distance from anywhere in the country.
By train or coach
The rail journey to Jyväskylä takes 1.5 hours from Tampere and less than 3.5 hours from Helsinki. You can also take either a Matkahuolto or Onnibus buses to Jyväskylä. When travelling by train or coach, you will arrive in Jyväskylä at the Travel Centre right in the heart of the city.
To reach Jyväskylä by road, a car or coach is equally convenient. Located on the highway E4, Jyväskylä is easily accessible by car while highway no. 9 links it to Kuopio and Tampere. To find the fastest or shortest route to Jyväskylä by car, make use of the route planning services available on the Internet, such as Google Maps.
Jyväskylä offers beautiful lake sceneries on Päijänne and Jyväsjärvi. Jyväsjärvi is accessible from Lake Päijänne via Äijälänsalmi, a busy but safe and wide channel. Jyväskylä’s refurbished busy marina is located in Lutakko on Lake Jyväsjärvi close to the heart of the city and Travel Centre.
Jyväskylä is easily accessible by air. The airport is located in Tikkakoski, about 23 kilometres from the centre of Jyväskylä. Information on long-distance buses stopping at the airport as well as other public transport connections is available here.
Read more about sights in Jyväskylä
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Please note that you can purchase publications about Aalto’s architecture in Jyväskylä as well as download architectural drawings from Alvar Aalto web shop!
You can easily go and see the buildings by Aalto on your own, but for a more in-depth experience you can also book a guided tour. You can make bookings and get more information from Jyväskylä Tourist Information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +358 14 266 0113.