Smooth connectivity to the world
Joensuu provides versatile connections for people and goods. Helsinki is only a 55 minute flight away, and you can reach practically the whole world in 10 hours. The Russian border close to Joensuu is open 24/7 and it is crossed over 100,000 times per month. The port of Joensuu provides access to the Baltic Sea and all the way to Western and Central Europe. The railway connection to China was opened in November 2017, and it enables a travel time of just 10 days (in comparison to 45 days travel time when using the sea route).