Practical Information


The easiest way to get to other towns in Finland is by train. The train connections are very good in Finland and you can reach Vaasa by train from almost every city in the country. If you arrive to Helsinki – Vantaa airport, you can take a train to Vaasa from the airport or from central train station in Helsinki city centre. This is how you can do that:

For train timetables, rates and tickets see

When you have arrived in Vaasa and enrolled in VAMK, you can get a temporary student discount certificate from Study Office. It will entitle you to buy tickets at a student discount for the train. You will need the following documents:

  • VR-Matkahuolto Todistus (VR-Matkahuolto Certificate) signed and stamped at VAMK

Members of student union VAMOK are also entiled for student discount for the train ticket.