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Getting There

If you're driving from Helsinki, head west along E-3 all the way. If you're not driving, Turku is easily reached by either train or bus from Helsinki; many trains and buses make the trip every day (trip time: about 21/4 hr.). The Turku train station is on Ratapihankatu 37; for RAIL information, call tel. 0600-41-900. The bus station is on Aninkaistentulli 20 (tel. 0200-4000).

Turku can also be reached by ferry from Stockholm; every morning and evening a ferry leaves Stockholm for the 12-hour trip to Turku. For information, call the Silja Line in Turku (tel. 0600-174-552).

Visitor Information

Contact the Turku City Tourist Office, Aurakatu 4 (tel. 02/262-74-44; www.turkutouring.fi), open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 6pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4pm.

A Turku Card entitles you to unlimited travel on the city's buses; 21€ ($34) for 24 hours, 28€ ($45) for 48 hours and can be purchased at the City Tourist Office.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.