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Tampere Pirkkala Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Tampere Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Just be aware the Ryanair terminal & the terminal for real airlines closes after the last flight of the day has come in. – a traveller

TMP Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Tampere – Pirkkala Airport.

What to Expect

tampere airport guideTampere Airport (code: TMP) has two terminals, located separately: Terminal 1 handles traditional airlines and Terminal 2 serves low-cost carriers. Both terminals have basic eating options. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Sleeping in Tampere Airport

Due to limited operating hours, overnight stays are no possible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Tampere Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

There are no hotels at Tampere Airport, but you can reach the city center in 20-25 minutes.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Tampere, search deals and read traveller reviews.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please click here to update this airport guide.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Tampere Airport. Connect to the “Free Wi-Fi for you by Finavia” network.

more airport infoMore Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Terminal 1, Landside in Arrivals.

Business Center – Meeting rooms are available at Terminal 1 that can accommodate 8 to 16 people.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available as well as a shop which is included in the Cafe.

Food & Drinks – There are food/beverage concessions located landside and airside in Terminals 1 and 2. None are open 24 hours.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Post Office – Drop off your last minute postcards to friends and family from airport’s mailbox. Location: available in the terminal, landside.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

Travel Agencies – Need to book some accommodations or services for your trip? Tour operators and travel agencies are available.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is opening during the following times:

Terminal 1 – 4:00AM – 1:00AM (Mon-Sun).
Terminal 2 – Open 2 hours before the first scheduled flight until after the last scheduled flight departs/arrives.


Tampere airport is served by the following airlines: Air Baltic • Evelop Airlines • Finnair • Ryanair • Scandinavian Airlines • Scandjet.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Tampere Public Transport buses link the airport to Tampere city center via bus route 103. Meanwhile, bus line 39 operates between Pirkkala and  airport. Tokeen offers Ryanair bus transfers to/from Tampere railway station. For more information on taking the bus, visit the Tampere Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite in Terminal 1 (Arrivals): Europcar • Hertz • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available outside of airport terminals T1 and T2.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.