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Transports in Lappeenranta

The area of Lappeenranta is quite big and wide, therefore moving from place to place can be a little bit complicated if you do not own a car. Some places can be far away, where public transports do not reach, or they are located on an island.

Here we have collected useful information and links which can help you to plan your journey in Lappeenranta.   


Reittiopas is the local route planning platform. From this platform, you can find the nearest bus stops and see the best options to get from place A to place B.   

Summer timetable 3.6 – 7.8.2019

Zone A Timetable (PDF)

Zones B, C & D Timetable (PDF)


Lappeenranta public transport area is divided into four zones.

Zone A covers the Lappeenranta local public transport area

Zone B covers Joutseno-Nuijamaa-Vainikkala-Pulsa

Zone C covers the Ylämaa area

Zone D is for travellers using tickets issued by the City of Lappeenranta on services between Lappeenranta-Joutseno-Imatra.  


Single Ticket

Day Ticket

Inside the town area 5,00€

Whole Lappeenranta area 10,00€

Day ticket is valid 24 hours and it can be bought from Winkki (in the City Hall), Waltti-service centre in Joutseno or University’s Aalef store.

Source: Lappeenrannan lähiliikenne (PDF)

City Bikes

Lappeenranta has many breathtaking cycling routes and gorgeous landscapes on the ways! What can be better than riding a bike on the coastline of Lake Saimaa?

Sataman Loiste rent a bicycle or fatbike from the Harbour of Lappeenranta.


City bike 5 €/h or 15 €/day, helmet is included!

Normal Fatbike

1h – 10 €

3h – 20 €

6h – 30 €

Day (8 – 20) – 40 €

Electric Fatbike

1h – 15 €

3h – 25 €

6h – 35 €

Longer rent time is negotiable

Donkey Republic is known European self-service bike rental system and now available in Lappeenranta. Download the application and ride to the nearest or farthest attractions!

Time – Price

15 min – 1.00 €

30 min – 1.50 €

1 h – 2.00€

4 h – 5.00€

1 day – 12.00€

Donkey Republic in Lappeenranta is operated by Kaakau Oy

Car Rent

If you want to visit as much places as it is possible in short period, then it is better to rent a car.

Rent Me is a company which rent cars for a reasonable prices. Check out Rent Me’s special offer from Local App.

Boat Rent

Saimaa is the fourth biggest lake in Europe so why not to spend a whole day on water and find an island for a picnic.

Drakkar rents out kayaks, SUP boards and rowing boats. From Drakkar it is possible to book guided canoeing and cycling trips, moreover canoeing trainings too.

From 9th June to 2nd September rentals at the Lappeenranta Sand Castle Tourist Info Satamatie 11

Sataman Loiste doesn’t rent only bicycles. Here you can rent a water scooter and water sport equipment such as water-ski and wakeboard. Also ecological Solar Boat can be rented for cruising.

Photo: Sataman Loiste, Solar Boat.

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