Travel & transportation

Traveling to Joensuu, North Karelia

By plane

The nearest airport is in Joensuu about 80 km from Ilomantsi. Finnair flies between Helsinki and Joensuu on Monday to Friday 5 times and on Saturday to Sunday 2-3 times a day. The flight time is c. 1 hour.
For booking flights and other information, please visit here
You can find information on the Joensuu airport, public transportation etc. here

By train

The national Finnish railways VR has 7-8 daily train connections from Helsinki to Joensuu.
For more information please visit here
For more info on the Joensuu Railway Station, please visit here

By bus from Helsinki

http://www.onnibus.com/en/timetables.htm
https://www.matkahuolto.fi/en/timetables-and-prices/bus-timetables/#.WlmS0Khl9PY

Transportation between Joensuu Ilomantsi

(Preliminary plan)

There is very limited public transportation from Joensuu to Ilomantsi. Therefore bus transportation will be organised for conference participants (from the airport to centre of Joensuu-Ilomantsi-Megrin Matkailu) as follows:

Price: €20 for a one-way ticket

August 17, 2018

5.30 PM: From Joensuu Airport
5.45 PM: Centre of Joensuu
7.00 PM: Arrival at Megrin Matkailu

Departure on August 19, 2018

2.45 PM: Megrin Matkailu - Ilomantsi - Centre of Joensuu - Joensuu Airport
4.15 PM: Arrival at the Joensuu Airport

Departure on August 20, 2018

8.45 AM: Megrin Matkailu - Ilomantsi - Centre of Joensuu - Joensuu Airport
10.15 AM: Arrival at the Joensuu Airport

Departure on August 21, 2018

On request

Transportation times to Joensuu can be changed if necessary.