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Oulu Airport

General information

It is the second busiest airport in Finland, but there are not many airlines flying to and from Oulu Airport. However, Finnair and Norwegian fly about 15 times a day between Oulu Airport and Helsinki Airport, in both directions.


Where is Oulu Airport situated?

Oulu Airport is located southwest of Oulu and is accessible via the E75 motorway (Finnish national road 4).

How many terminals does Oulu Airport have?

The airport has modern facilities since the commissioning of the new terminal in 2011.

Source of image: Finavia Corporation

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Oulu Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Finland.

Airport Distance
Rovaniemi Airport 183km



The distance from Oulu Airport to the centre of Oulu is 16 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Oulu.

From OUL Airport to Oulu City centre by Car
16 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Oulu Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Oulu Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Oulu Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Oulu Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Oulu is about € 35.-. Book your taxi at Oulu Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From OUL Airport to Oulu City centre by Taxi
16 km
20 min
€ 35.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Oulu Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Oulu Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Oulu Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Oulu Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Oulu Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Oulu Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Oulu Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Finnair
  • Norwegian


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Oulu Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Finlandia Hotel Airport Oulu, Kempele

Situated a 5-minute drive from Oulu Airport, this hotel offers free WiFi and rooms with cable TV. Oulu city centre is a 10-minute drive away. All rooms at Airport Hotel Oulu feature a private bathroom with shower. Each is equipped with a work desk.


Hotel Pohjankievari, Kempele

Set a 13-minute drive from Oulu Airport, this hotel offers an in-house restaurant and guest rooms with a TV and free WiFi access. Oulu city centre is 11 km away.


Apartment Kievarinhovi, Kempele

Set in Kempele, Kievarinhovi features a garden and barbecue, and rooms with a private sauna. Oulu is 9 km away. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation is fitted with a seating area.

Hotels in Oulu

Looking for the best hotels in Oulu? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Best Western Hotel Apollo, Oulu

Best Western Hotel Apollo is located in Oulu, 200 metres from the Oulu Train Station. It offers free Wi-Fi and rooms with flat-screen TVs. Many rooms include a private sauna.


GreenStar Hotel Oulu, Oulu

Located in the centre of Oulu, GreenStar Hotel Oulu Uusikatu is a modern, self-catering accommodation just a 6-minute walk from Oulu Railway Station. Free WiFi is available.


Lapland Hotels Oulu, Oulu

Situated beside Ainola Park and Oulu Cathedral, Lapland Hotel Oulu provides free WiFi and pool access and northern Finnish cuisine. All rooms have luxury bedding and large flat-screen TVs. The pedestrian zone, Rotuaari, is within 5 minutes' walk.

Things to do

It is possible to book activities in the city and near Oulu Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


From Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Guided Day Trip with Lunch

Discover the Finnish countryside from an entirely new perspective with this guided day trip to an amethyst mine. Mine your own gem to take home and enjoy lunch on this unique excursion.


From Rovaniemi: SnowHotel Visit with Ice Restaurant Dinner

Enjoy a transfer from your accommodation in Rovaniemi and embark on an excursion to Arctic SnowHotel. Visit this one-of-a-kind hotel, built each year out of snow, and eat dinner in the ice restaurant.


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