Arriving to Finland, Kainuu and Suomussalmi

Arriving to Puolanka is quite easy and flexible.

To arrive to Kainuu O-Week 2022 we recommend the following:

1. Book flights from the departure country to Helsinki (Helsinki airport)

2a. Book flights from Helsinki airport to Kajaani airport or Oulu airport or Kuopio airport  and rent a car from the airport to drive to Puolanka.
2b. Rent a car from the Helsinki-Vantaa and drive from Helsinki to Puolanka. It about 660 km and 7-8 hours driving from Helsinki to Puolanka.

3. From Kajaani airport to Puolanka 
- 1 h 20 min driving to the Puolanka town centre
- 1 h 15 min driving to the Competition Centre (Kuirivaarantie 1, Puolanka)

- By car (rent a car from the airport)
By taxi

4. Competition bus
- From the Event Centre (located in Puolanka town) you can have competition bus transportation on each competition day to Competition Centre and back to Event Centre

If you have any questions contact us directly:
+358 44 512 3517

By air:

Helsinki → Kajaani 
Helsinki → Kuopio
Helsinki → Oulu
Helsinki → Kuusamo
Helsinki → Rovaniemi     

By rail:

By bus:

By car:

Distances and estimated driving times by car to Suomussalmi:

From Turku 690 km, 8 h 30 min
From Helsinki 660 km, 7 h 30 min
From Tampere 560 km, 7 h 00 min
From Vaasa 420 km, 5 h 30 min
From Jyväskylä 420 km, 5 h 00 min
From Kuopio 270 km, 3 h 15 min
From Rovaniemi 240 km, 2 h 45 min
From Kuusamo 170 km, 2 h 15 min
From Oulu 130 km, 1 h 45 min
From Kajaani 100 km, 1 h 15 min
From Vuokatti 105 km, 1 h 20 min

Car rental:

Helsinki (airport)
Kuopio (airport)
Kajaani (airport)
Oulu (airport)
Rovaniemi (airport) 

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