Transportation to South Ostrobothnia
Come visit us! Do you know how to reach here and travel around? Let us help you.
Who doesn´t enjoy roadtrips? Experience our whole area by car driving along the countryside. Remember our winter conditions – we wish to get at least some snow during the winter season (from December to March) but our cars are safe and sound, and our roads are well maintained. Nothing, however, beats summertime roadtrips. Take a break on your journey to admire our beautiful scenery or grab an ice cream from various and plentiful summer kiosks which are located next to our main roads!
The distance from major cities outside South Ostrobothnia to Seinäjoki:
Vaasa 80 km
Tampere 170 km
Oulu 340 km
Jyväskylä 190 km
Helsinki 360 km
Rovaniemi 560 km
Seinäjoki has local bus connections. You’ll find your travel options from town to town from Matkahuolto.fi, which gathers all the bus connections and sells tickets. You can also buy tickets with cash when you enter the bus.
In Finland we have brilliant railroad connections between cities and towns.
Travel times (approx.) to Seinäjoki from…
Vaasa 1 hour
Tampere 1,5 hours
Helsinki 3 hours
Oulu 3 hours
Rovaniemi 6 hours (pro tip – reserve a cabin and travel comfortably in a bed on a night train!)
Jyväskylä 3 hours
In South Ostrobothnia, trains stop at following towns:
Härmä (summer season, bus connection to Power Park. Kauhava/Alahärmä)
Tuuri (Alavus, Veljekset Keskinen shopping centre)
Remember to book your ticket in advance! VR (Valtion Rautatiet) is Finnish state-owned Railroad company and train service provider. Tickets and timetables can be found here
Nearest airports are in Vaasa, Jyväskylä or Tampere. From there you can continue your journey by bus, train or rent a car – which is very recommendable as car gives you the freedom to explore the region. Vaasa is the busiest airport from those close-by, having frequent connections from Helsinki and Stockholm.
Take a ferry from Sweden! Wasaline has good connections from Umeå. Book your seaside adventures from here, see the archipelago and come see us then. Read more on Wasalines website.