Arriving at the fairs
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Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre is located in Härmälä, the boundary of Tampere and Pirkkala. There’s Tampere motorway E12 within sight and the closest exit is number 42.
Address for GPS:
Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre (TESC)
Ilmailunkatu 20, 33900 Tampere
Lat: N 61° 27.815′ Lon: E 23° 43.994′
Tampere City Public Transport
Tampere City Public Transport bus 12 drives to Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre.
Bus 12 route goes via Tampere Railway Station (Rautatieasema E, ID 0526) and Tampere bus station (Ratinan kauppakeskus, ID 0120). It takes about 15 minutes to get from Railway station to Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre and the bus stop is in front of the main entrance: Messukeskus B (2560).
Return buses to the city also leave in front of the main entrance, Messukeskus A (2554).
Public Transport – Bus
Tampere bus station is about 5 km away from Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. Easiest way to get to the fair is to jump in public transport bus line 12 from the bus stop behind of the bus station (Ratinan kauppakeskus, ID 0120).
Operators: Matkahuolto, ExpressBus, Onnibus
Tampereen Aluetaksi Oy, tel. +358 100 4131
Taxi stand is located in the front of main entrance in Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. Tampere City Centre is about 15 minutes away from here.
By City bikes
A Tampere City bike station is located next to the Exhibition and Sports Centre by a bus stop named Messukeskus B. City bikes are an especially clever and affordable way to travel between the Exhibition and Sports Centre and the city central but can also be used to reach other locations near city central as well as in Kaleva and Hervanta areas.
Take a closer look at how the City bike system works at the Nysse website.
Tampere railway station is about 6 km away from Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. Easiest way to get to the fair from railway station is to jump in bus number 12 from bus stop Rautatieasema E (0506, zone A).
VR customer service (from 7 am to 10 pm), tel. +358 600 41 900
Price of call in Finland €1.99 / answered call + local network charge. When calling from a foreign telephone service operator +358 9 2319 2902
VR Aikatauluautomaatti 24 h, tel. +358 307 20 906
Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre is only 15 minutes away from Tampere–Pirkkala international airport.
Parking fee 10 €
Parking tickets are sold from the ticket offices which are located in the entrances. Although it’s possible to pay the ticket on your way out, we strongly recommend to buy the ticket from inside since paying outside causes issues with traffic piling up.
In the ticket offices inside you can pay using the most common debit and credit cards or cash. On the outside cash is only available payment method.
Parking spaces for coaches are located in the northern side of the parking area unless instructed otherwise by staff.
Disabled parking is free of charge. The reserved parking spaces are in front of the main entrance.