Kontiolahti Biathlon Stadium is located 15 km north from Joensuu. There are several possibilities to arrive in Joensuu region. Once you are here, you don't need your own vehicle to get around as there will be a shuttle bus service also for spectators to the stadium.

Main shuttle bus service will be between Joensuu Market Square and Kontiolahti Biathlon Stadium. More information available here.

By Plane:

  • Joensuu Airport is located 11 km from Joensuu and 25 km from Kontiolahti Biathlon Stadium.
  • International flights to Finland arrive in Helsinki. From Helsinki there are many daily flights to Joensuu. Flight time is 65 minutes.
  • For flight schedules, please visit

By Train:

  • Joensuu Railway Station is at Joensuu City Centre, 15 km from Kontiolahti Biathlon Stadium
  • There are 6 daily connections from Helsinki to Joensuu and the journey takes about 4,5 hours
  • For train schedules, please visit

By Car:

Main distances and approximate travelling times

  • From to Joensuu Time
    Helsinki (FIN) 438 km 5,5 hours
    St.Petersburg (RUS) 500 km 7 hours

By Bus:

  • There are several daily bus connections for example from Kuopio and Kajaani.
  • For more information and schedules please visit: