Arrival | Accommodation

ARRIVING IN JAKOBSTAD/Pietarsaari

Arriving to Jakobstad is possible by car, train, bus or plane. However, please note that the railway station is located in Pännäinen, approx. 10 km from Jakobstad. There is a shuttle bus service available at the railway station (not on Saturdays). The closest airport to Jakobstad is Kokkola-Pietarsaari Airport, located in Kruunupyy, 30 km from Jakobstad. There is a taxi service waiting at the airport for all scheduled arrivals. The price for a single trip is 20 - 25 euro

More information https://www.jakobstad.fi/visit-jakobstad-pietarsaari/tourist-services/trafik-en-us/trafikforbindelser-en-us/

If you arrive via Helsinki, you can go to Jakobstad (Pietarsaari) by:

TRAIN
VR https://www.vr.fi/cs/vr/en/frontpage
Train from Helsinki to Pietarsaari, you will arrive in Pännäinen, from there, take the shuttle bus to Pietarsaari: http://www.ekmanbus.fi/sv/tidtabeller

BUS
Onnibus https://www.onnibus.com/home
Matkahuolto https://matkahuolto.fi/en/ 

PLANE
Finnair https://flights.finnair.com/en-gb/flights-to-kokkola

If you plan to arrive via Vaasa, please contact the International Coordinator Camilla Moliis (camilla.moliis@novia.fi), for more information. 

Please note that most cities in Finland have names in both Finnish and Swedish:

  • Helsinki - Helsingfors
  • Pietarsaari -  Jakobstad
  • Vaasa - Vasa
  • Kokkola - Karleby
  • Pännäinen - Bennäs
  • Kruunupyy  - Kronoby 

ACCOMMODATION IN JAKOBSTAD

Stadshotellet (Address: Kanalesplanaden 13)*

Single room with breakfast 99 €/night/room
Double room with breakfast 129 €/night/room
Booking by email: sales@stadshotellet.fi or reception@stadshotellet.fi
Booking Code: IW2019
Distance to campus: 150 m

Hotel Epoque (Address: Jakobsgatan 10)*

http://www.hotelepoque.fi/en/home
Single room with breakfast 99 €/night/room
Double room with breakfast 109 €/night/room
Booking by email: info@hotelepoque.fi
Booking Code: IW2019
Distance to campus: 500 m

Hotel Jugend (Address: Skolgatan 11)*

http://www.visitjugend.fi/hotel_en/
Single room with breakfast 79 €/night/room
Double room with breakfast 99 €/night/room
Booking by email: info@visitjugend.fi
Booking Code: “Yrkeshögskolan Novia + IW2019”
Distance to campus: 700 m

Westerlunds Inn (Adress: Norrmalmsgatan 8)*

http://www.westerlundsinn.fi/
Single room 35 €/night/room (breakfast is not included)
Double room 55 €/night/room (breakfast is not included)
Triple room 65 €/night/room (breakfast is not included)
Breakfast 6 €/day
Booking by email: rahlvik@multi.fi
Distance to campus: 750 m

*Limited numbers of rooms available