Visitors to Tampere have a number of options for getting around the city and the rest of the country with public transportation. 

            The city of Tampere is serviced by a good transportation network of public buses.  Most major parts of the city can be accessed by one of the numerous routes.  For information about pricing, visit this Ticket Options page.   It is highly recommended to buy the Tourist Card, which allows unlimited transportation during the day that the ticket is valid.   Many tourists choose to explore the city this way. 

            Traveling from Tampere by bus to various cities around Finland is possible, as Tampere has a major coach station located in the city center.  The Matkahuolto Bus Company has various daily routes leaving from Tampere.

              The Finnish Railway Company has many routes that connect Tampere to the largest and most important cites throughout Finland.  The city Railway Station is the main stop in Tempere.

            Taxis are a good way of getting around the immediate city of Tampere.   Taxi ranks can be found outside of major public areas such as the airport, train stations, bus stations, and large hotels.   For a list of companies located in or around the city, check out this Taxi Company List .   Because many drivers do not speak English, it is a wise idea to bring along a map with the desired destination circled.