Practical information

Transportation between Joensuu and the Airport

By Bus: From the Airport to Joensuu after each flight, every day (Mon-Sun). Price: 5 €/adult (Cash only)
From Joensuu Bus Station,(address Itäranta 6), 65 min before aircraft takes off Koskikatu 4 (Finnair Bus stop), 60 min before aircraft takes off Timetables

Taxis Normally there are taxis at the airport after each flight Taxis in Joensuu, tel. +358 601 10100

Local busses in Joensuu

Busses 1, 101, 102, 103,104, 202 and 204 from Siltakatu street (in front of EVO) pass Karelia campuses: for Wärtsilä campus, bus stop “Tiaisenpuisto” / for Tikkarinne campus, bus stop “Sairaala” (Hospital). Single ticket costs 3,80 €

Campuses at Karelia University of Applied Sciences 

  • Wärtsilä campus, address Karjalankatu 3 (business and engineering, forestry, energy and environmental technology, tourism)
  • Tikkarinne campus, address Tikkarinne 9 (nursing, physiotherapy, social services, music, and in addition International Office, Administration, Student Services and Library Services)
  • Science Park, address Länsikatu 15, (media)

There are cafeterias on every campus and lunch is served from 10.30 till 13.00. All campuses are on walking distance from the centre of Joensuu. Tikkarinne campus is the furthest, and it takes about 30 minutes walk there. To Wärtsilä campus it is 15 minutes walk.
See locations on the MAP.

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Below is a list of hotels recommended in Joensuu. If you need help reserving your accommodation we are happy to help you.

Please notice that primarily the guests are expected to reserve their own accommodation and Karelia University of Applied Sciences cannot cover the expenses. You may look for offers also at and


Taitokortteli (address Koskikatu 1)
Handcraft and culture quarter
Open: Mon - Fri 10-17, Sat 10-14, Café Kauppaneuvos Sat 10-15

Carelicum (address Koskikatu 5)
Carelicum is a culture, museum, and tourist centre, located nearby the market place.
Open: Mon - Fri 9-17, Sat - Sun 10 - 15

Shopping Centre Iso Myy, located in the centre of Joensuu. It has over 70 different stores.
Open: Mon - Fri 9 – 20, Sat 9 – 17