Journey planner manual

The best connections for your trip

The Nysse journey planner provides comprehensive information on Nysse's travel options and schedules. The service is easy to use with most devices - both on a mobile and at the office.

You do not need to install a separate application or register for the service. The service utilizes real-time information based on the location of both the passenger and the means of transport.

The journey planner works on the open source Digitransit routing platform developed by HSL and Traficom. The recommended browser for the service is Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Nysse journey planner

A traveller is checking timetables in the Journey Planner on a bus stop. There are buses on the background.


Link the address to your smartphone's home menu, this way the service is quickly available. By using the same device you can also save your favorite places, stops and searches.


Where to?

The trip search on the front page of the Journey Planner finds the best options for your trip.

  1. Let the Journey Planner locate you or enter the starting point in the search field.
  2. Also enter the destination and departure time.

In the search results, you will get several route suggestions using different means of transport. The route proposal shows the walking distance to the stop and the route sections of the bus or tram lines. In addition to public transport, route search also shows walking and cycling as alternatives.

The first route suggestion is usually the best, taking into account the search settings. When it comes to walking, the Journey Planner primarily looks for safe routes that do not require crossing the street. The route may also have paths or unofficial routes that do not necessarily have, for example, winter maintenance.

Journey planner is open in a phone. The cursor is in the trip search field. The other phone in the hand is showing travel suggestions.


Is the route suggestion included with too much walking? Adjust the settings of your trip to suit you.

The steps of the journey

It is easy to visualize the travel time and the stages of the journey with the route line of the search results. You can compare route suggestions with a quick glance and choose the most suitable one.

By clicking on the suggested route, you will see a map and more detailed information about the trip. If the trip includes a transfer connection, you can see the waiting time at the transfer point and several trips for transfer connections. This makes the journey planning easier if, for example, you are late for a previous trip.

The cursor selects a suitable distance from the list. The other phone shows the map and the steps of the selected journey.


You will also see the weather forecast in the travel search. Would cycling in a sunny weather be a nicer option?

Travel search settings

The Journey Planner has many settings that you can use to influence the trip suggestions offered to you. You can make your own settings regarding walking, means of transport and accessibility. In addition to these, the route guide takes into account the search results

  • real-time forecasts of means of transport
  • walking distances at departure and destination
  • number of exchanges and waiting times.

You can adjust your own settings after completing the travel search.

The cursor selects the travel time settings on the phone screen. The other phone shows a travel suggestion.


If the trip suggestions don't seem logical, adjust the departure time or try setting the arrival instead.

Own settings

Walking speed

Choose your walking speed that suits you. There are several choices between 2.5 km/h and 8 km/h. You can also adjust the walking sections to a minimum by selecting Avoid walking.

Transport modes

Choose the means of transport that suits you: bus, tram or commuter train. A city bike is available during the cycling season.

My modes of transport

If you use your own bike, choose a speed suitable for your cycling pace. In this way, the Journey Planner can find routes suitable for cycling. When you activate the Park and ride setting, you will also see bike parks.

If you drive part of the journey with your own car, activate the Park and ride setting. In this way, the Journey Planner can suggest a parking spot that suits you, from where the journey can be continued comfortably by public transport.


If you have difficulty moving around, activate the Wheelchair setting. In this way, the Journey Planner offers only accessible lines and routes for your trip.

The cursor is activating commuter train in the own settings. The second phone shows a search result with only train journeys selected.


Searches and settings made on the same device stays in the Journey Planner. It's good to set the settings, for example, to suit summer and winter weather.

Nearby stops

If you don't want to do a travel search, but you want to see the departures of nearby buses, trams or trains, use the nearby stop search on the front page of the Journey Planner. You only need to choose the means of transport you want and the Journey Planner will

  • show you the nearest stops on the map
  • guide the walking route to the stop on the map and
  • list the schedules of nearby stops on the stop-specific boards.
The cursor selects the nearest bus stops. The second phone shows a map and the schedule of nearby stops.


Finding a nearby stop is convenient when you know which lines will take you to your destination. With this function, you can quickly check which trip you can still catch to and from which stop.

Stop schedules

When you know which stop you want to leave from, use the direct search on the front page of the Journey Planner (under nearby stop search):

  1. Enter the name or ID of the stop in the search field.
  2. Choose the stop you are looking for from the search suggestions.

The Journey Planner opens the information about the stop and you can see the location of the stop on the map.

  • On the Right now tab, you can see the next departures for the stop.
  • On the Timetable tab, you can see a planned weekly schedule.
  • On the Disruptions tab, you can see announcements conserning the stop.
The cursor selects a stop in the stop search. The other phone shows the timetables of the stop.


Save your favorite stop by clicking on the star. This way, the stops can be found quickly, as the Journey Planner suggests them first in the stop search.

Line route and timetables

When you know which line you want to travel on, use the direct search on the front page of the Journey Planner (under the nearest stop search):

  1. Enter the name or ID of the line in the search field.
  2. Choose the line you are looking for from the suggestions.

The Journey Planner opens the route information and you can also see the route of the route on the map. If necessary, reverse the direction of the line.

  • On the Stops tab you can see the stops of the line and their next departures.
  • On the Timetable tab, you can see the line's schedules from stop to stop. Select the day of the week and the desired starting and ending stop.
  • On the Disruptions tab, you can see announcements about the line.
The cursor is selecting a line from the suggestions. The other phone shows the line's stops and schedules.


Save your favorite line by clicking on the star. This way, the lines can be found quickly as the Journey Planner suggests them first in the search.

Disruptions and deversions

In the Journey Planner, you can also see information about detours or other traffic disruptions. Announcements about a line or a stop are marked with a red warning triangle.

You can also check the current announcements from the service's main menu (upper right corner).

See also: Instructions for exceptional situations

The cursor is clicking the Disruptions tab. The other phone shows the current announcements.

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