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How to reach VTT Tampere and hotels nearby


​VTT Tampere is situated about 180 km from Helsinki.

Transport connections from Helsinki to Tampere

  • Less than two hours by train (VR timetable), train tickets 25-30 € (single) or by car from Helsinki (~180 km)
  • Accessible by air (connections via Helsinki and Stockholm by Finnair, SAS or Norwegian) to Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP).
  • Express bus from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Tampere (2 hours 30 minutes), price 27-32 €.


Transport connections from Tampere - Pirkkala airport to Tampere city centre 17 km

  • Bus line no 1A (frequency 1-2 per hour, bus stop number 7035)

  • Taxi (booking can be done in advance or from airport) ~ 40 € (depending on amount of travellers and number of passengers, advance booking costs some extra)

  • Airport taxi (booking needed in advance) – fixed price 19 € per person (2018), From Airport to Hervanta 23 km

  • Taxi (booking preferably in advance) ~ 50 €


Transport connections from Tampere city centre to VTT, Hervanta 12 km

Taxi: VTT’s street address: Visiokatu 4 (FARMI building), appr. 20 min, price appr. 35 €.
Phone 0100 4131

Bus lines 6 and 20 from the city centre to VTT (bus stop on Hermiankatu 20) walk 90 metres to FARMI building. Please check timetables, routes and journey planner


Taxi orders

Taxi services can be ordered through taxi companies’ own order channels.

In Tampere, e.g. Taksi Tampere, phone 0100 4131, Jokinen Oy, phone 044 744 6400,

It’s also possible to order a taxi for instance with a free Valoilkku app.


Guest parking at Hermia FARMI area, Hervanta

There is free parking in front of FARMI building for VTT’s quests. Please inform your vehicle’s register number upon arrival to the Farmi’s reception (street level) or VTT’s reception (first floor).



to see more information of Tampere, please visit:

List of hotels in Tampere:

Sokos hotels

Scandic hotels

Lapland Hotel