Transportation to and from Oulu Airport


What is the distance from Oulu Airport to the centre of Oulu?

The journey time by car to Oulu is 20 minutes, the distance between Oulu Airport and the city is 16 kilometres / 9.9 miles.

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

Public transport

Bus to Oulu

Every 15 minutes, a bus runs between Oulu Airport and the city, you can choose either bus line 8 (Airport – Teknologiakylä) or bus line 9 (Airport – Heikinharju). The final stops ‘Teknologiakylä’ and ‘Heikinharju’ are located north of Oulu. Travel time to the bus stop in the centre of the city (Toripakka P) is 27 minutes by bus number 8 and 35 minutes by bus number 9.

The University of Oulu (Oulun yliopisto) is located north of the city and can be reached by bus line 8, a journey from the airport to the ‘Yliopisto P’ stop at the university complex takes 47 minutes. The bus station of Oulu (Linja-autoasema) next to the train station of the city can also be reached by bus line 8.

On weekends you have fewer travel options than on weekdays, bus line 8 does not run on Saturdays and Sundays and bus line 9 runs only once an hour. Tickets are available from the bus driver and cost € 5.80 for adults and € 2.90 for children from 7 up to 16 years (AB Zone). Children up to 6 years can use public transport in Oulu free of charge.

If you need to go to the centre of Oulu, you can tell the bus driver that you want to go to ‘keskusta’. Please consult website Oulun joukkoliikenne for more information. 


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