Train: Kuopio railway station is located in the city center. From Helsinki to Kuopio, the journey takes 4 hours and runs daily.
Bus: Kuopio bus station is also in the city center and offers many possible connections. From Helsinki is 5 hours.
Plane: Kuopio airport is located 14 kilometers from Kuopio city. There are daily flights from Helsinki-Vantaa airport [HEL] that are less than one hour.