Joensuu is easily reachable by bus, train and plane. It has connections with a variety of cities all around the country. Please note that you need a student card to be able to purchase the student priced bus and train tickets. You can apply for a student card after you have registered your Student Union membership.


Joensuu Bus Station (Joensuun Linja-Autoasema)
Address: Itäranta 6
Company: Matkahuolto (timetables, prices, buy tickets)

Joensuu Train Station (Joensuun Rautatieasema)
Address: Itäranta 12
Company: VR (timetables, prices, buy tickets)

Joensuu Airport (Joensuun Lentoasema)
Address: Lentoasemantie 30
Company: Finnair through its subsidiary Flybe.

The airport is located in Liperi, about 11 km away from the center of Joensuu. There is a bus that can be used to go from the airport to the city and vice versa, operated by Savo-Karjalan Linja (timetable and general info).

There are usually taxis outside the stations and the airport, so they can be used if needed, but the ride might be quite pricey.



Cycling is a must in this city that has fantastic cycling paths. Since Joensuu is small, nothing is ever far away and you never have to waste hours travelling from place A to place B.  You can rent a bicycle from Kansalaistalo (tel. (013) 123 132) for an affordable price for up to a year or you could contact Juhta (tel. +358503886620, email and buy a used bike if you do not wish to spend money on a new bicycle.