Bus connections between the city centre and the Tampere-Pirkkala airport
Paunu Bus nr 61 operates between the Airport Terminal 1 and city centre, timetables tel. 0100 29400. The timetable can also be checked from Paunu website, under the title Tampere - Pirkkala lentoasema.
Tokee Bus operates between Tampere Pirkkala Airport Terminal 2 (Ryanair flights) and Tampere Railway Station (in front of the main entrance), timetables tel. 0200 39000 (calling from Finland), +358 3 383 5444 (calling from abroad).
As to Terminal 2, there is a bus to the city centre after each arrival, and a bus to the airport from the railway station at approximately two and a half hours before the departure of the flight. Always check the exact timetable here: Ryanair bus.
At the airport, there are also taxi ranks in front of both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 and a free phone for calling a taxi (from Terminal 1 also Airport Taxi) in case there are no taxis available. The trip to/from the centre costs approximately 30 euros, somewhat more on weekends and at night.
For the trip back to the airport, you can also book a special Airport Taxi (tel. 100 41, from mobile phones or outside Tampere 0100 4131), which must be booked at least 3 hours before take-off (even earlier booking is advised) and it should be mentioned that the booking is for Airport Taxi. The taxi collects people from the centre, and the fixed price is 17 euros/person. The Airport Taxi operates only to and from Terminal 1.