Maps, public transport and parking



Public transport connections to Joensuu and Joensuu Campus

Joensuu is located in the eastern part of Finland, close to the Russian border and about 440 kilometres north-east from the capital Helsinki. Joensuu can be easily reached by air via Helsinki and there are several train and coach connections per day from Helsinki, Tampere and Turku, as well as from many other cities in Finland.

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Pay parking was introduced to the Joensuu and Kuopio campuses of the University of Eastern Finland as of 1 September 2018. Pay parking will be enforced from September to May on weekdays between 7 am to 4 pm. At other times, parking on the university campuses is free of charge.

Short-term parking costs 1 euros/hour, but will not exceed 6 euros/day. Short-term parking can be paid at the payment machine or as a mobile payment. Please note parking is not allowed in the parking spaces with electricity during 1.11.-31.3.

Staff and students can get a parking permit via an online system ( IGL Customer Services:, tel. 040 653 8556

Pay parking does not concern maintenance parking and disabled parking.

There are traffic signs in the parking areas to provide further parking instructions. Parking control on both university campuses is carried out by the city.

Parking area maps

More information:

Pay parking introduced to the University of Eastern Finland campuses (6.6.2018)