Welcome to North Karelia!
North Karelia is located in the easternmost part of Finland. Joensuu is the regional hub of North Karelia, located approximately 400 km to the Northeast from Helsinki. With more than 2200 lakes, our region is one part of Finnish Lakeland area. Our region is easy to reach via Finland’s capital Helsinki. Read more about the most convenient ways of reaching our destination.
An eco-friendly choice to travel to Joensuu is by train. We recommend taking the train also for the sake of beautiful sceneries – you will be traveling along lakes most of the time. The travel time from Helsinki to Joensuu by train is approximately 4,5 hours.
The airport is situated in Joensuu, the capital city of North Karelia. There are two flights on a daily basis from Joensuu to Helsinki and back. On Sundays there are three flights from Joensuu to Helsinki and back. The easiest way to book tickets is on the airline’s own website.