Transportation

NONSTOP TRANSPORTATION

During Tahkofest, there is a Nonstop transportation service available for students. The bus operates within the Tahko area, and you can ride for free by showing your Tahkofest wristband! Nonstop transportation is provided by two buses. BUS #1 departs from Tahkolahti and goes back via Kultapallo, Piazza and Sääskiniementie turning point. BUS #2 also leaves from Tahkolahti and goes back via the Piazza and Sääskiniementie turning point. More about the transportation go to our info-page. Timetables for Friday and for Saturday.

SKI BUS

Additionally, a free Ski Bus operates in Tahko, and you can find its schedule HERE.

 

SAVONIA WEEKEND TRANSPORT

With Savonia Weekend Transport, you can travel from Kuopio to Tahko on Friday and return from Tahko to Kuopio on Sunday. On Friday, the transport departs from Kuopio Matkakeskus with a Savonlinja bus at 16:00. In Tahko, you can disembark at any of the P-bus stops on Sääskiniementie. The return transport leaves Tahko at 12:00, and you can board at any of the E-bus stops on Sääskiniementie and in the Sokos Hotel Tahko parking area. The round-trip transport costs €14.00/person, and you can purchase the ticket through the Kide.app. Savonia transports are organized in collaboration with Savonia University of Applied Sciences.

 

SAVONIA SATURDAY TRANSPORT

With Savonia Saturday Transport, you can participate in the main day of Tahkofest and enjoy the festival atmosphere all day long. The transport departs from Kuopion Matkakeskus with a Soisalon Liikenne bus on Saturday at 11:00. In Tahko, you can disembark at any of the P-bus stops on Sääskiniementie and in the Sokos Hotel Tahko parking area. The return transport leaves Tahko at 21:00, and you can board at any of the E-bus stops on Sääskiniementie and in the Sokos Hotel Tahko parking area. The round-trip transport costs €14.00/person, and you can purchase the ticket through the Kide.app. Savonia transports are organized in collaboration with Savonia University of Applied Sciences.

 

KUOPIO-TAHKO ROUTE

The transportation between Kuopio and Tahko is provided by Kuopion seudun joukkoliikenne. Bus number 61 departs from Kuopio bus station on Friday at 15:35, and you can return from Tahko to Kuopio on Sunday at 14:30. Please note that this is a local bus, and it can accommodate approximately 50 people.

 

ONNIBUSSI

If you are coming from other parts of Finland, you can reach Kuopio with OnniBussi on the Helsinki (F5) and Turku (F9) routes. You can find the price list and schedule on the Onnibus web pages

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