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Tampere railway station

  • Ticket vending machine
  • VR service point
  • Toilet
  • Car-carrier loading

Tampere railway station

Rautatienkatu 25

33100 Tampere

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VR service point opening hours

Mon–Fri 9.30–17.30

Sat 9.30–15.30

Sun 11.30–17.30

Waiting room opening hours

Daily 24 h

Ticket vending machines are inside of the station building.

Ticket sales

  • Ticket vending machine
  • VR service point

Services at the station

  • Toilet
  • Car-carrier loading
  • Luggage lockers

Accessibility

  • Assistance service at the station
  • Raised platforms, accessible entry onto low-floor train.

Information about the station’s services

Assistance service at the station

The assistance point is located in front of the railway station, by the doors to the southern underpass. There is no shelter at the assistance point. Drop-off traffic can reach the assistance point. A taxi stand and car park are located next to the assistance point.

Lifts are available to the station platforms.

To book assistance service, call VR customer service for accessible travel at 0800 188 822 (free of charge, service hours Mon–Fri 5am–10pm, Sat–Sun 7am–10pm) no later than 36 hours before your departure.

Car and vehicle loading to car-carrier train

The car loading site is located at the northern end of the station at Rautatienkatu 21, 33100 Tampere. Please reserve enough time to reach the site. Car-loading personnel serves customers Mon–Sun from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

If you leave your car to be loaded: 

  • Arrive at the loading site no later than 30 minutes before loading begins.
  • Deliver the keys to the station building’s platform office located on platform 1 at least 30 minutes before the start of the loading time stated on the ticket. 
  • Print out your ticket and attach it to the keys. You can also write the ticket information on a paper (name, phone number, departure date, train, departure station, destination station, car make and model, and registration number).
  • Leave your car in the angle parking area at the car loading site; however, not under the hotel’s canopy. 

Handing over the keys

  • The keys to cars arriving on the car-carrier train are handed over to customers at the car loading site immediately after the car-carrier has been unloaded. 
  • You can also ask the platform office about the keys. 

During the loading time, personnel will be available in the angle parking area or near it on platform 1.

Vicinity of railway station

You can find a map of the surroundings of the Tampere railway station as a pdf file on the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency’s website.

An easy way to get from the Tampere railway station to Särkänniemi

You can get from the railway station and its vicinity to the Särkänniemi amusement park in about 20 minutes by bus. You can check the bus timetables at https://www.nysse.fi/en/. If you buy your train ticket in the VR Matkalla app, you can also buy a Nysse ticket for Tampere’s public transport there.

Map of Tampere train station

Here you can see the driving route to the car train loading site, the walking route to the night train departure platforms, as well as services at Tampere station.

  • You drive along the Rongankatu ramp to get to the car-carrier station.
  • The platform office can be found at the other end of the station building (see the image of a key on the map)

Parking at the Tampere station

Did you know that as a train traveller you can receive up to 20% discount for parking in P-Hämppi, just below Tampere station? You can easily access the parking garage near the station from Ratapihankatu or Pellavatehtaankatu.

Read more about the parking discount.

Navigate to parking garage