The Turku region benefits from an excellent strategic position in relation to markets in Scandinavia, northern Europe, Russia and China. Turku forms part of some of northern Europe’s most important transport routes, including the Nordic triangle transport axis, connecting the Nordic capitals and St Petersburg.
The region offers the best freight links between Finland and Scandinavia. A number of services depart from the area daily for Stockholm and Sweden’s most densely populated areas are a maximum of 24hrs away from Turku.
Gateway to the west for passenger traffic
Turku harbour, or the Port of Turku, has good ship connections to the west. Viking Line and Tallink Silja have daily morning and evening departures from Turku and Stockholm. The ships stop by Åland on the way and stay only for a little more than an hour at the harbours where they turn.
Passenger and cargo transports are very important to the City, and we want to offer the best possible conditions for the development of