Arriving at Lappeenranta Campus

LAB University of Applied Sciences is located in the Skinnarila district, seven kilometres from the city centre. The address is Yliopistonkatu 36, 53850 Lappeenranta.

By bus

Local buses 1, 3 and 5 run slightly different routes between the city centre and the university (depending on the bus and the starting point, the journey takes 20-30 minutes). Lines 1 and 5 are year-round, while line 3 follows the school year timetable. You can find a suitable connection in the Lappeenranta local transport route guide.

By train

VR trains to and from Joensuu stop in Lappeenranta. The train journey from Helsinki takes about 2 h, from Lahti about 1 h 10 min, from Kouvola about 40 min and from Joensuu about 2 h 30 min.

Lappeenranta railway station is located in Travel Centre, about 8 km from the campus. The bus stop at the station is called Matkakeskus, and bus lines 3 and 5 run to the university from there. You can search for a suitable connection in the Lappeenranta local transport route guide.

There is also a taxi rank at the railway station. The telephone number of the taxi rank is 0200 60 400.

By city bike

During the summer season, you can also get to the university by city bikes, which are available on a time-bill basis (e.g. 30 min, 4 h, 1 day) from a commercial service provider. One of the service's bike stations is located on campus.


Parking is allowed in the designated parking areas. On-campus car parks are available to reserve a paid space at by logging in with your HAKA ID. Free parking is available in the P8 area as a whole and in the pole-free car parks in the P4 area (see map below).

The parking spaces in front of the main entrance of the UAS are for guests of the school and must be used with a parking disc. Short-term parking (2 h) is available on the north side of the main building of the UAS. There are also guest spaces on the north side for all-day parking. The registration number of the car in the guest parking space should be given to 029 446 2669, and the parking right will be checked on the basis of the registration number.

There is a parking enforcement service on campus which will issue a parking violation ticket for incorrect parking. On entrance examination days, all parking spaces are free of charge without parking control.