Tampere is located in Southern Finland, 160 km north of Helsinki, about two hours by train or bus. For more information about Tampere, visit the Tampere Tourist information website
Finncon-Animecon takes place at the Tampere-talo conference center, which is located near both the city center and the railway station.
The Tampere-Pirkkala airport is located about 17km south from Tampere and has direct flight connections from Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Riga, London, Dublin, Frankfurt, Bremen, and Milan.
There is a bus connection from the Tampere Pirkkala airport to the city center. The drive to the city center takes about 30 minutes. For more information about local buses, including fares and timetables, see here.
You can also take a taxi, which costs about 30 euros. For more information about booking a taxi, see here.
If you arrive to Finland via Helsinki-Vantaa airport, you can either get a connecting flight to Tampere or take a bus. The buses leave right outside the terminal and take you directly to the main bus station of Tampere, which is a short walking distance from the con-site, city center, and all major hotels in Tampere.