Airport in Tampere
Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is located 18 km from Tampere, the second largest city in Finland. This airport is served mainly by low-cost companies, the largest of which is Ryanair. The airport in Tampere ranks third in the country in terms of passengers served per year, about 620 thousand passengers. Moreover, more than 80% of all served passengers made international flights.
The airport is very convenient in terms of saving money not only for residents of Finland, but also for residents of the North-West of Russia. For example, from St. Petersburg you can get to this wonderful city by land transport, and already from the airport in Tampere go to the famous cities of Europe - London, Milan, Bremen, etc..
Terminals and services
In general, the airport in Tampere is not very large, so it cannot please with a variety of services, but the minimum necessary is there..
The airport is divided into 2 terminals, the first is served by Finnish companies, and the second by Ryanair.
For business class passengers in the first terminal there is a VIP room for 10 people, as well as a conference room.
Also, the airport offers to the services of passengers cafes and restaurants, post office, ATMs, Internet access, etc..
Parking is available at each of the terminals, as well as near the airport - this is the most profitable option. For long-term parking, you will have to pay 45 euros for 8 days, plus 3 euros for each subsequent.
How to get there
Bus number 61 runs regularly from the airport and will take passengers to the city center in 30 minutes. You can also take an Airport Taxi taxi from the terminal buildings to the city..
Travel options from Russia to Tampere
For example, you can consider the method of travel from St. Petersburg to Tampere. In general, the route will look like this: St. Petersburg-Helsinki-Tampere. The total distance will be 500 km.
You can get to Tampere by bus (about 25 euros), by train (about 20 euros) or on your own. For example, it takes about 6-7 hours to get to Tampere by car..