How to get there?

Turku is easily accessible by public transport.


The most popular routes from Turku airport (TKU) include Finnair flights to Helsinki (HEL), Scandinavian Airlines flights to Stockholm Arlanda (ARN), NextJet flights to Mariehamn (MHQ) in Åland and WizzAir flights to Gdansk (GDN).

Major hub serving Finland is Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL). There are train connections from the Helsinki Airport to Turku via Pasila.


The Port of Turku is the leading port for Scandinavian traffic in Finland. There are Tallink Silja ferries to Stockholm Värtahamnen and Viking Line ferries to Stockholm Stadsgården via Mariehamn or Långnäs in Åland.

Finnlines ferries to Kapellskär in Sweden leave from Naantali some 20 kilometres from Turku.

Ferries to Tallinn in Estonia and to Germany leave from Helsinki.


Catch a direct train to Turku from Helsinki, Helsinki Airport, Tampere and many other places in Finland. More information is available at

There are international services from Helsinki to Russia. High-speed Allegro train takes only 3,5 hours to St. Petersburg. Passport and customs controls are conducted aboard the moving train.

Overnight train Tolstoi from Helsinki to Moscow is operated daily.


Main bus destinations from Turku include Helsinki, Tampere, Rauma, Pori and Vaasa. All the timetables can be found at Matkahuolto's website. Try also to find cheap fares to many places in Finland.


To rent a car may be a good idea when exploring Finland. Take national road 1 (also E18) from Helsinki, national road 8 from the direction of Pori and European route E63 from the direction of Tampere to Turku. Find here car rental services at the airport of Helsinki.

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