Linkki - Jyväskylä Region Public Transport
Image13.3.2023Linkki's seasonal ticket customers can apply for a refund for their missed travel days between 1-3 March because of the bus staff strike.
Image4.3.2023Linkki local transport will return to normal operations during Saturday 4 March 2023 and services will run as scheduled.
Image1.3.2023The strike by bus drivers started on Wednesday morning 1.3.2023 at 03:00 and will last until Friday 10.3. at 03:00, according to a preliminary announcement.
Image28.2.2023Only lines 5 and 5K and Linkki-VIP service operate during the bus staff strike.
The green "Linkki" buses take care of the local transportation in Jyväskylä, Laukaa and Muurame. Public transportation of Jyväskylä region is organized by the City of Jyväskylä.
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Routes and timetables
See the map and timetables:
The routes of the buses reach most parts of Jyväskylä and the surrounding region. Local traffic Trip Planner gives you advice on the best public transport connection to your destination within city traffic.
Yellow-black bus stop sign is for local busses.
Information and customer service
Linkki service point (Linkki-palvelupiste)
Visiting address Asemakatu 7
Tel. +358 14 266 0114
Contacts outside of opening hours
Sale of tickets
- Linkki service point, Asemakatu 7, Forum
- R-kiosks in Jyväskylä, Laukaa and Muurame
- Online service
- Linkki-buses, lines 1–13 and 14-42
- single tickets
- Waltti travel card/ season tickets (30, 90, 180 days or one year)
- Waltti travel card/ value ticket
- mobile ticket
- day ticket
Single ticket is a personal ticket issued to an adult or child by the driver onboard the bus. The ticket price is based on the passenger’s age and number of travel zones. The ticket permits transfers within the zone for 60 min (1-2 zone ticket) or 120 min (3-4 zone ticket).
Season ticket* is a personal ticket issued to an adult, child, youth , senior or student. The ticket price is based on the length of the period (30, 90 180 days or one year) and the number of travel zones. The period starts when the ticket is validated for the first time.
Value ticket* is money value stored on a Waltti personal or holder travel card and debited according to the price of the ticket. The ticket may also be used to pay for the trip of another person (a younger person or a person of the same age category). The amount of money stored on the card is valid for 5 years.
Mobile ticket is also available and valid on lines 1–42 (not 13M and 43), see more information.
Day ticket is a holder ticket for an adult, child or youth. The ticket can be bought from Linkki service point on a single zone (A, B, C or D) or for all four zones (A–D). A day rate has been specified for the ticket and it can be bought for a maximum period of 60 days.
*Both a season and a personal value ticket can be stored on the same travel card. By default, the card reader first checks the validity of the season ticket. If you wish to use your value ticket to pay the fare, inform the driver before the payment transaction. Season tickets can be used for unlimited travel during their period of validity.
For additional information on tickets and fares
Ticket product prices, travel zones and age/customer groups
The price of the journey depends on number of travel zones and on the traveller’s customer group and age.
There are four zones: a single-zone ticket has the lowest price, a four-zone ticket is the most expensive. Check the travel zones.
Single ticket costs 3,00 € (children 1,50 €) on one travel zone.
Single ticket and value ticket allow the person to exchange freely from one Linkki to another within one hour (1 or 2 travel zone ticket) or within two hours (3 to 4 travel zone ticket) of the payment transaction.
Travel zones are specified for value ticket upon purchase. If the journey differs from this specification, please tell the driver before making the payment transaction. The driver selects the correct zones in the card reader, and the correct price is charged to the value ticket.
A Waltti travel card can be a season ticket and a value ticket the same time. The right to travel is first automatically checked from the season ticket. If you wish to pay using the value card instead of the season ticket, tell the driver before the payment transaction.
Age and customer groups
- Children (under 17 years)
- Youth (17–24 years)
- Student ticket (over 25 years, present a certificate of being full-time student)
- Senior ticket (65 years or over). Senior ticket is a season ticket or a value ticket. Senior value ticket allows you to travel at a very low price in local traffic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Service transport Linkki-VIP
The City of Jyväskylä provides service transport Linkki-VIP intended for everyone. The service transport vehicles are mini-buses with a low floor level for easy access. A trip costs the standard bus fare, Waltti-tickets are available in ticket offices (see the information above).
The Linkki-VIP-drivers can deviate from the routes to the customer’s door, for example. You can obtain printed schedules and a route guide from the Jyväskylä Info at Asemakatu and from the Linkki-VIP service transport vehicles.
Linkki-VIP Service transport guide (pdf, available only in Finnish)
Lost property and travel cards
The belongings you lost in Linkki buses can be from the office of Suomen Löytötavarapalvelu. See contact information and office hours from the website.
Lost travel cards
Please contact Linkki service point, tel. +358 14 266 0114, contacts outside the opening hours.