Travel and Transportation
OC's transport desk is situated in arrival hall 2B. Teams are met in the baggage claim area by our airport support persons dressed in an orange vest (and pink cap). IF you miss them go to arrival hall 2B to our desk where drivers wait the teams.
Travel – Arrival
The official airport is the Helsinki-Vantaa airport (HEL). It is also possible to arrive in Lahti by car taking a ferry from Sweden, Estonia or Germany, arriving either to Helsinki or Turku. Lahti is also reachable by train from Helsinki, Turku, Tampere or St. Petersburg (Russia).
Airport pick up – Transportation to the Official Hotels (and return for departure)
Pick up is from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport only. Delegations arriving at other airports or by ferry or train are responsible for their own transport unless agreed separately with the OC. OC staff will be available at the Helsinki-Vantaa baggage reclaim areas and will assist in the customs clearance and with the transport to the official hotels. Anyone arriving before the official arrival day is responsible for his/her own transport to the hotels unless agreed separately with the OC. Anyone departing later than on the official departure day is also responsible for own transport to the airport unless separately agreed with the OC. Pick up is to/from official hotels only unless separately agreed with the OC. Any special pickup may invoke an extra charge.
Airport Transportation Fee
Depending on the size of the arriving groups the transport to the hotels will be either by bus, mini bus or car. Depending on the hotel the distance from the airport to the official hotel is 110-140 km. A transport fee of 100.00 EUR per person is charged for transport from the airport to the official hotel. This fee includes transport back to the airport.
Local Transportation – Shuttle Service
There is a daily shuttle service free of charge (persons with accreditation) from the official hotels to the shooting range and back. The shuttle service starts on the official arrival day and ends on the last day of the competition. Depending on the hotel the duration of the trip is 20-45 min. The shuttle service schedule will be available daily here on our web pages
Public transport (bus) to Lahti city center is available at a short walking distance for anyone wishing to utilize pubic transport. More information at the range.