From airport to university
Poland, Copernicus Airport Wrocław
You can use Google Maps or download the application: jakdojade (Polish transportation app)
Your current location: Airport (PORT LOTNICZY)
Destination: Grunwaldzki Square (PL. GRUNWALDZKI)
Approx. time of travel: 1h
Poland, Wroclaw Bus/Tram
Take the bus 106 from the Airport and then on the bus stop: RENOMA change the bus for 149
Bus/Tram Schedule apps:
- Google Maps
You can buy the ticket in the bus/tram in the ticket machine with your card (you can choose the English language). ATTENTION!! You won’t receive the paper ticket from the machine!! In the case of the checking you have to scan your card because the ticket is written on you card.
It’s possible to buy the paper ticket on some bus/tram stops paid by money/card but then you have to validate your ticket in the bus/tram.
Spain, Aeropuerto Madrid-Barajas
First: travel from Barajas Airport to Atocha-Renfe train station
There are 4 ways to get from Barajas Airport to Atocha-Renfe train station:
By bus: the line 203 or Exprés Aeropuerto (Airport express) is the express line connecting the Atocha train station and the airport of Madrid-Barajas. Atocha bus stop (beginning/end of route) works only in daytime, 6:00h to 23:30h. Overnight, bus stop beginning/end of route is in central Madrid (Cibeles), and the bus is renamed as N27 Exprés Aeropuerto. More information (ticket price, schedules, …) at: https://www.aeropuertomadrid-barajas.com/transportation/madrid-airport-bybus.htm
By metro: you need to take first LINE 8 to Nuevos Ministerios, then LINE 10 from Nuevos Ministerios to Tribunal and, finally, LINE 1 from Tribunal to Atocha-Renfe train station. More information at: https://www.metromadrid.es/es
By local train “cercanías”: local train network service “Cercanías” C1 and C10 lines connect the airport with Atocha-Renfe Station. The train station is on the terminal 4 floor -1, and is called Aeropuerto T4. To move to the other terminals there is a shuttle bus service connecting the terminals. More information (ticket price, schedules, …) at: https://www.aeropuertomadrid-barajas.com/transportation/madrid-airport-bytrain.htm
By taxi: The price from the Madrid-Barajas airport to Atocha train station is a flat rate of 30€.
Second: travel from Atocha-Renfe train station to Ciudad Real
Trains from Atocha-Renfe train station to Ciudad Real can be acquired at: https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Finland, Airport Helsinki-Vantaa
How to get to Lappeenranta
All international students are asked to send their arrival information (name, mobile phone number, arrival date and time, and means of transportation) to LUT Student Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than three weeks before the date of arrival. For this purpose, you will receive an arrival information form by e-mail during the summer.
The Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT is located in Lappeenranta and Lahti. The closest airport is Helsinki-Airport
The students arriving at Helsinki airport have several possibilities to go to Lahti Campus.
Direct Express or Intercity as well as Commuter trains from Helsinki main Railway Station or Tikkurila to Lahti take an hour. You can take a train also from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. More info.vr.fi/en(external site, link opens a new tab)
Express coaches from Helsinki: expressbus.fi/en (external site, link opens a new tab)
Low-cost bus connections: onnibus.com/home(external site, link opens a new tab)
Note! All busses have their own departure places, remember to check the exact address
Take motorway number 4 from Helsinki to Lahti (100 km).
Arrival at the Lappeenranta campus
When you arrive in Lahti, you will be met by your tutor – a senior student in Lahti. If needed, your tutor can help you to pick up your keys for your apartment in Lahden Talot in case you arrive outside the office hours. When you arrive in Lahti, you will be met by your tutor – a senior student in Lahti. Tutor’s help will be available between 8:00 in the morning and 24:00 midnight starting from 16th of August. Your tutor will help you with practical matters during your first days in Lahti and at LUT.
You will receive your tutor’s contact information by e-mail in August before your departure for Finland. You will need to submit your arrival details well in advance for the tutor to be able to meet you in Lahti.