Travelling to Oulu
We encourage you to travel to Oulu using climate friendly transportation. Although located quite far north in Finland, within Finland it is easy to get to Oulu by train from most larger towns in or by bus from the smaller ones. The fastest connections from Helsinki to Oulu by train are just 5 hours 30 minutes long. VR is the sole operator of the railway transportation in Finland. Onnibus offers inexpensive bus fares to Oulu. More bus connections can be found at the matkahuolto webpage.
In case you cannot use the train or bus for your transportation to Oulu, the Oulu Airport offers direct flights from most cities in Finland. From Oulu airport you can catch a direct bus to Oulu University or have a stop over in town. Check airport transportation for options. The timetables can also be found here.