Travel information


The program of F&P 2017 workshop is scheduled to meet the train and airplane timetables. Bus transportation is organized from Joensuu Science Park, Sokos Hotel Kimmel and Joensuu Airport to Sokos Hotel Break Koli, where Forest & Photonics seminar is held.

If you would like to arrive before the 20th of September to Koli see travel information Here.

Travelling by car
Arriving by car from Joensuu to Koli it takes 1 hour to drive. Parking is free in Sokos Hotel Break Koli. Address is Sokos Hotel Koli, Yläkolintie 39, 83960 Koli. See GoogleMaps route here.

Travelling by air

Finnair will fly to Joensuu on 20th of September leaving at 7.25 from Helsinki and arriving 8.25 to Joensuu. Also on 21st of September Finnair flight back to Helsinki will leaves at 17.30 from Joensuu and arrive 18.30 to Helsinki.

Travelling by train

By train you need to travel day before 20th of September. There are all day trains coming to Joensuu but the latest leaves 19th of September at 18.29 from Helsinki and will be at 22.49 in Joensuu. On 21st of September the train leaves from Joensuu train station at 18.08 and will arrive at 22.45 to Helsinki.  

Bus transportation between Joensuu and Koli 20th and 21st of September (free of charge):

On 20th of September
7.45 - 8.00 Joensuu Science Park, länsikatu 15, 80101 Joensuu (bus leaves from Linnunlahdentie side, bus stop) 
8.10 Sokos Hotel Kimmel
8.30 - 9.00 Joensuu Airport. 
9.50 Sokos Hotel Koli, Break.

On 21st of September
15.30 The bus leaves from Sokos Hotel Koli
16.30 Joensuu Airport

Bus transportation coordinator 
Juha-Pekka Luukkainen
+358 (0)40 554 8079

City of Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Joensuu is located about 70 kilometers west from the border of Russia and about 440 kilometers north-east from city of Helsinki.
Koli is the national landscape, national park, a tourist area, downhill and cross-country skiing destination, the highest point in southern Finland, a geological landmark, the merger of Finnish culture. Koli is located about 75 milometers north from the city of Joensuu.