Iisalmi is accessible by train, airplane and coach, and these services operate several times a day. In Finland, public transportation is a reliable and quick way to travel. Thanks to clear signs and well-maintained roads, travelling by car is also easy. 

Trains are running daily and this is an easy and effortless way to travel. A train from Helsinki arrives in Iisalmi nine times a day. 

Coaches arrive to Iisalmi from all over the country. Coach is a stress-free choice for both long and short journeys within Finland. 

Kuopio Airport is located about 80 kilometres from Iisalmi. Airport coaches run between Iisalmi and the airport on demand. Flying is the fastest way to travel to Iisalmi from further afield.
Public Transport

Train

Railway station:
Savonkatu 38, 74100 Iisalmi

Ticket sales in Iisalmi:
The railway station has two ticket machines.

The station hall is open
Mon-Sat 6:30am to 7:00pm and
Sun 8:00am to 7:00pm.

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Coach

Bus station:
Kauppakatu 18, 74100 Iisalmi

Coach services in the Iisalmi region:
https://www.pohjolanmatka.fi/en
https://www.onnibus.com/home

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Airplane

Kuopio Airport
Lentokentäntie 275, 70900 Toivala

Kajaani Airport
Lentokentäntie 7, 87850 Paltaniemi

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You can easily book a transfer from the airports to Iisalmi:
iisalmi@mniskanen.fi or call +358 400 747 056

Service Transport

Iisalmi Regional Taxi

Taxi stand:
Kauppakatu 20, 74100 Iisalmi
Tel. +358 100 86 400

Service Transport

Service transport is a flexible form of public transportation that anybody can use at a small cost. You just book your journey and the driver will pick you up and bring you back. Iisalmi has vehicles serving both urban and rural areas.

To book your journey, call +358 44 705 5034.
Children under 7 years of age travelling with an adult go free on local transport.
For the real time locations, routes and stops of local buses, visit savobus.iisalmi.fi

M. Niskanen Oy

M. Niskanen Oy arranges transfers from the airports to Iisalmi. 
To book your transport, email
Iisalmi@mniskanen.fi or call +358 400 747 056.

Car Rental

Green motion

Savonkatu 38 (at the railway station), 74100 Iisalmi
Tel. +358 20 121 3600

Hertz

Kivirannantie 7, 74130 Iisalmi
Tel. +358 20 555 2670

Scandia Rent

Tel. +358 40 311 9400

Yachting

Iisalmi and its regions are in the northernmost reaches of the Saimaa Lake complex. Iisalmi Marina by Lake Porovesi can be accessed by large boats from direction of Kuopio. The route narrows down towards Kiuruvesi and the east until it ends by the Koukunjoki River. A beautiful boating route takes you northwards towards Vieremä (draught 1 metre) across lake and river landscapes and to a marina in Vieremä. In Iisalmi, Restaurant Olutmestari provides marina facilities: visitor moorings, fishing permits and the sale of petrol and diesel.

Cycling

SEE SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES 

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