Travelling to Savonlinna


Travelling to Savonlinna is easy, with diverse travel connections include buses, trains, quality roads and a small airport which offers domestic flights to Helsinki and back. Check connections and timetables into the centre of Eastern-Finland. Train, bus, plane and your own boat along Lake Saimaa brings travellers to Savonlinna. It is easy to drive to Savonlinna from Lappeenranta, Mikkeli and Joensuu, and it’s not too far from Kuopio, Jyväskylä or Lahti either. From Helsinki to Savonlinna, it is 330km and takes just under four hours to drive.

Ryanair flights to Saimaa and Lappeenranta

Ryanair is flying to Lappeenranta from different destinations in Europe. It is only 150 km between Lappeenranta and Savonlinna and you may travel it by train (2 h), bus, car or by boat (on some dates).

Ryanair flies from:

-Milan Bergamo

-Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece


-Budapest, Unkari

Parking in Savonlinna

In the city centre, the allowed time for parking is generally restricted by parking disks. However during the summer you will need to pay to park in some areas of the city at a ticket machine, Monday to Friday 8am-5pm and Saturday 8am-3pm. Read more about parking in Savonlinna and check the winter (16.8-30.6.) and summer (1.7-15.8.) parking maps for different parking areas.

Green: free of charge

Blue: parking disk

Red: ticket machine

Arriving to Savonlinna by public transport

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