Arriving to Kotae Expo
Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre is located in Härmälä. Route E12 runs right next to the venue and the closest exit is ramp 42.
Adress for navigator
Tampereen Messu ja Urheilukeskus (TESC)
Ilmailunkatu 20, 33900 Tampere
Lat: N 61° 27.815′ Lon: E 23° 43.994′
Route on a map
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By local bus
Tampere public transport bus line 12 runs from the central railway station to the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Center every 20 minutes.
The route runs from the center via the Railway Station (stop code E 0526), the Ratina shopping center (stop code 0120) and the Hatanpää highway (stop codes 2502 and 2506). Driving time from the railway station to the exhibition center is about 15 minutes, and the bus stop is in front of the main entrance: Messukeskus B (2560).
Bus number 8 runs from Keskustori (stop code E 0011), through the bus station (stop code 0522) to the Härmälänranta stop (stop code 2558), from where it is about a 10-minute walk to the northern entrance of the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Center.
Busses back to the city leave from the front of the main entrance of the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Center: Messukeskus A (2554).
By bus – long-distance transport
The Tampere bus station is located approx. 5 km from the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. The easiest way to get to the venue from the bus station is to hop on bus number 12 from the Ratina shopping center stop behind the bus station.
Taxi Tampere, tel. 0100 4131,
The taxi stand is located in front of the main entrance of the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. Driving time from the center of Tampere is about 15 minutes.
On a city bike
One of the Tampere city bicycle stations is next to the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, in connection with the bus stop called Messukeskus B. City bikes are a very convenient and affordable means of transportation, especially between the Exhibition and Sports Center and the center of Tampere as well as the city centre, Kaleva and Hervanta.
You can find out more about Tampere’s city bike system on Nysse’s website.
The distance from Tampere Railway Station to the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Center is about 6 km. The easiest way to get to the venue from the train station is to hop on a bus from the bus stop in front of the train station: Rautatieasema (stop code G 0506).
VR customer service, phone 0600 41 900 (call price €1/answered call + date). VR Schedule line 24 hours, phone 0307 20 906.
The Tampere Exhibition and Sports Center is located only 15 minutes from Tampere–Pirkkala airport.
There are plenty of parking spaces near the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre.
There will be more detailed information regarding parking areas and prices closer to the event.
Disabled parking spaces can be found near the main entrance.