Arrival & traffic connections

By Bus

Buses are a convenient way to travel to Kangasala. Long-distance buses from Matkahuolto and Onnibus stop at various locations, including the central bus station. The local public transport, Nysse, operates frequently from Tampere to Kangasala, with several trips per hour. The bus journey from Tampere’s railway station to Kangasala’s city center takes approximately 40 minutes.

For detailed routes and schedules, you can refer to specific bus lines:

Line 40 Kangasala – Tampere

Route 40 A/B runs from Koskipuisto in Tampere to the center of Kangasala. Line 40B continues from the city center to Mobilia.

Line 41 Tampere Kauppi Campus – Kangasala

The route goes from Tampere’s Kauppi Campus to Letola in Kangasala, through the city center, and to Mobilia.

Line 42 Tampere – Kangasala – Sahalahti – Kuhmoinen

The route goes from Tampere to the center of Kangasala and continues to Sahalahti and Kuhmoinen.

Line 43 Tampere – Kangasala (- Luopioinen – Kyynärö)

The route passes through Pälkäne, past Kaivanto and Vehoniemi.

Line 47 Orivesi – Kangasala The line passes Ponsa and Raudanmaa.

The line operates only on school days.

Line 44 Valkeakoski – Kangasala

By Plane

The nearest airport, Tampere-Pirkkala, is 35 kilometers away. The journey takes less than half an hour by car.

By Train

The nearest railway station is located in Tampere. Read more at

By Bike

The distance from Tampere is 18 kilometers. The lakeside route, Roineen kierros, passes through Kangasala. Check for more information.

By Car

The center of Kangasala and many destinations are located along Lahdentie (National Road 12). To reach Sahalahti and Kuhmalahti, you can drive on Ponsantie (National Road 58) and Sahalahdentie (Regional Road 325).

By rental car

Travel worry-free according to your own schedule. Take a modern rental car, for example, from Tampere or Helsinki airport and head towards Kangasala. Our partner Avis offers a discount on car rentals, read more here.


Tampere 18 km
Hämeenlinna 65 km
Lahti 114 km
Jyväskylä 143 km
Helsinki 170 km
Turku 170 km