Jämsä is located in the Province of Central Finland, on the western cost of Lake Päijänne, close to the biggest cities of Southern Finland. Jämsä has good transport connections. The road traffic from Jyväskylä, Tampere, and Lahti meet at Jämsä, on the cross-roads of highways 9 and 24.
You can easyly to come to Jämsä by public transportation. All the trains between Tampere and Jyväskylä stop at the Jämsä railway station. There are plenty of train and bus connections to both directions on daily basis. The railway station is located on the west edge of the city centre, and the bus station is located in the core centre, just one kilometre apart. All the local and express busses, including the budget OnniBus between Tampere and Jyväskylä, stop at Jämsä and Himos bus stop.
The nearest international airports are in Tampere, at Pirkkala, and in Jyväskylä, at Tikkakoski. Private jets can also land at Halli airfield, in Jämsä. The distance between Jämsä and Pirkkala is approximately 110 km and Tikkakoski about 80 km. Halli airfield is located 25 km from Jämsä centre. Private helicopters can land at Himos, by request.
In summer, it is also possible to order a cruise or come to Jämsä by a boat on Lake Päijänne.
The Local Bus Timetable
Local bus time tables
Jyväskylän Liikenne: Regional Bus Connections 9.8.2017-3.6.2018
Stations and Timetables
All the trains between Tampere and Jyväskylä stop at Jämsä. The railway station is within a ten minutes walk from the centre. It is advicable to take a bus or a taxi from railway station to Himos.
Address: Asemakatu 5, 42100 Jämsä, location on the map
Timetables and tickets: www.vr.fi
Address: Kiiankatu 2, 42100 Jämsä location on the map
Tel. +358 200 90909
Boat Cruises and Water Transport
See: Harbours and Cruises
The nearest airports are in Tampere and Jyväskylä (Tikkakoski). However, with a private jet it is possible to land in Jämsä, in Halli airport. Private helicopters land directly at Himos or any desired location.
There is a train connection to Jämsä from the international airport of Helsinki-Vantaa.
Distance from Jämsä to the biggest cities in Finland
Helsinki 223 km
Joensuu 302 km
Jyväskylä 58 km
Kuopio 202 km
Lahti 119 km
Mikkeli 164 km
Oulu 395 km
Pori 206 km
Rovaniemi 602 km
Seinäjoki 193 km
Tampere 92 km
Turku 248 km
Vaasa 271 km
Source: Finnish Transport Agency