How to reach Lappeenranta campus

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

LUT University is located in the Skinnarila district, seven kilometres from the city centre, at Yliopistonkatu 34, 53850 Lappeenranta.

» Directions to Skinnarila(pdf)

Parking

Available parking spots

 

Kiekko = Parking disc (2 or 3 h)
Lupa = Staff's and student's e-parking
Puhelin = Guest parking, call 029 446 2669 for permit
Vapaa = Free parking

By bus

Local bus numbers 1, 3 and 5 run between the city centre and the university via different routes. The journey takes 20-30 minutes depending on the route. Bus numbers 3 and 5 run to the university from the central bus & railway station ("Matkakeskus"). You'll find the routes and timetables in the digital travel guide.

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.

Long distance buses to Lappeenranta stop at the central bus & railway station ("Matkakeskus"), from which the local bus numbers 3 and 5 offer a connection to the university.

By train

VR trains running between Joensuu and Helsinki stop at Lappeenranta. The average journey times are: Helsinki 2 h, Lahti 1 h 10 min, Kouvola 40 min and Joensuu 2 hrs 30 min.

Lappeenranta railway station is located 8 kilometres from the university. Bus numbers 3 and 5 run to the university from the central bus & railway station ("Matkakeskus"). The journey takes 20-30 minutes depending on the route. You'll find the routes and timetables in the digital travel guide.

There's a taxi stand at the railway station, and the local service number is +358 200 60 400.

By city bikes

During the summer season, you can move around in Lappeeranta by Donkey Republic city bikes. One fo the pick-up/drop-off locations is located on LUT campus.

Distances

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

LUT University

Lappeenranta Campus
Yliopistonkatu 34
53850 Lappeenranta, Finland
Tel. +358 29 446 2111

Lahti Campus
Mukkulankatu 19
15210 Lahti, Finland
Tel. +358 29 446 2111

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