How to Reach Us

Lappeenranta is easy to reach from all over Finland. Highways 6 and 13 cross the city and there are good train connections.

Lappeenranta University of Technology is located in the Skinnarila district, seven kilometres from the city centre, at Skinnarilankatu 34, 53850 Lappeenranta.

Temporary access routes and parking places during renovation (2016 - 2018) of LUT main building:

By bus

Local bus number 5 goes to the university from the central bus station (matkakeskus) via the city centre. Bus numbers 1 and 3 also run between the university and the city centre.

Bus number 5 leaves from the city centre for the university at 10 and 40 minutes past the hour. Bus number 1 leaves at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

From the university to the city centre, bus number 5 leaves on the hour and 30 minutes past the hour. Bus number 1 leaves at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

By train

VR trains travelling in the direction of Joensuu stop at Lappeenranta. There are plenty of trains, and the journey from Helsinki takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Lappeenranta railway station is located 8 kilometres from the university.

By car

From the direction of Helsinki or Joensuu

When driving from Helsinki or Joensuu on Highway 6, turn at the university-marked sign onto the Helsingintie road.

Drive along Helsingintie until you reach the traffic lights. At the traffic lights, turn left in the direction of the university, onto the Skinnarilankatu street.

There is a sign indicating the university on the left side of the street on Skinnarilankatu.

From the direction of Mikkeli

When driving on Highway 13 from Mikkeli, turn left towards Uus-Lavola onto Salpausselänkatu street, about 600 metres before the junction of Highway 6.

Drive for about 3.2 kilometres along Salpausselänkatu, and turn left onto Helsingintie road.

Drive along Helsingintie for about 1.2 kilometres. Turn at the first traffic lights onto Skinnarilankatu street in the direction of the university. There is a sign to the university along Skinnarilankatu.

Parking

Temporary access routes during renovation (2016 - 2018) of LUT main building:

From the airport

Lappeenranta Airport is located 8 kilometres from the university.

There is a taxi stand at the airport, tel. +358 20 060 400.

Directions from the airport.

Distances

  • Helsinki 230 km
  • Imatra 40 km
  • Joensuu 230 km
  • Kouvola 90 km
  • Lahti 150 km
  • Mikkeli 110 km

Lappeenranta University of Technology LUT

Postal address:
P.O.Box 20
FI-53851 Lappeenranta
Finland

Visiting address:
Skinnarilankatu 34
53850 Lappeenranta
Finland

Tel. +358 294 462 111

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