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How to reach VTT Kuopio and hotels nearby


VTT Kuopio is situated appr. 400 km from Helsinki (KPY Novapolis workspaces, building M/MicroTower).

Kuopio airport is located appr. 20 km (20 min.) from VTT Kuopio.

Transport connections from Kuopio airport to Kuopio centre

  • Taxi (appr. 20 min., price appr. 35 €)


Transport connections from Kuopio airport to VTT Kuopio

  • Taxi (appr. 20 min., price appr. 35 €)
  • Bus no 40 (last stop at KPY Novapolis/Microkatu 1 A, price: appr. 6 € in cash only)


Transport connections from Kuopio centre to VTT Kuopio

  • Taxi (appr. 10 min., price appr. 10 €)
  • Several bus lines run frequently from the centre to KPY Novapolis (bus stop on Savilahdentie street, next to Prisma). Please check timetables, routes and journey planner at

Taxi orders

Taxi services can be ordered through taxi companies’ own order channels. In Kuopio, e.g. from these service providers:


You can order a taxi in advance and check the rates before the journey begins. It’s also possible to order a taxi for instance with a free Valopilkku app.

Parking at KPY Novapolis area

There’s free parking in front of building M for VTT’s guests. For this, please request for an electronic key tag from your host in advance. Otherwise, parking is subject to a charge.


Hotels in Kuopio:



Please visit The City of Kuopio web pages for further information about Kuopio.