Getting to the University
Once you have arrived in Rovaniemi and to
your arranged accomodation, you will need to know how to get to the
university. Fortunately, Rovaniemi is a relatively small city and many
places are accessible by bus, bicycle, or even walking. Depending on the
location of your accomodation, we suggest the following methods to
reach the university:
- Bus: Bus #4,
#14, and #2 travel from the city center to the front of the
Ask the reception at your accomodation for the closest bus stop from
which you can get on one of these buses. You can pay bus fare to the
driver when entering the bus. Have a look here to see the local bus routes, timetables, and
ticket prices in Rovaniemi.
- Walking: the University’s address is Yliopistonkatu 8 and is located on the south
side of the city, next to Lake Harjulampi. It takes about 15–20
minutes to reach the University from the city center by foot. There
foot/bicycle path all the way down Yliopistonkatu to the University
from which some nice nature views can be seen.
- Taxi: There are
numerous taxis available for transport around the city. It may be
helpful to have the University’s address (Yliopistonkatu 8) or the
address of your accomodation written on a piece of paper to show the
taxi driver where you want to go. Have a look here
for more information about 24 hour taxi service in Rovaniemi.