Getting to Tampere is really quite easy. There are direct flights from Stockholm, London/Stansted, Frankfurt/Hahn, Dublin, Bremen, Milano/Bergamo and Riga to Tampere-Pirkkala International Airport. A taxi from the Tampere-Pirkkala airport to the Tampere City centre takes around 20 minutes, and costs approximately 25-30 euros. There is also a regular bus connection, the timetable of which is available at http://www.paunu.fi/pdf/Airport%20Talvi_08-09.pdf
Furthermore, numerous airlines provide direct flights to Helsinki (Helsinki-Vantaa Airport) from all over Europe as well as from other continents. There are frequent connecting flights from Helsinki to Tampere. In addition, there is a direct bus connection from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport to the centre of Tampere. Busses leave at regular intervals at all hours. The trip takes two and half hours and costs approximately 25 euros. Moreover, from the airport it is also possible to continue to Tampere by train. The nearest train station is in Tikkurila, to which there is a frequent bus connection (Route 61). Likewise, there is a regular bus connection to the Helsinki city centre, from which one can take a train to Tampere. The train trip from Helsinki to Tampere takes approximately one and half hours, a little less from Tikkurila.
Bus connections : http://www.matkahuolto.fi/en/
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