Affordable connections for students

Tampere Region has an abundance of education possibilities as well as active student life.  Even large student events have found their place on the shores of Tammerkoski. Public transportation connections between campuses, educational institutions and suburbs have been designed to run smoothly whether you’re taking the bus or the tram, which will start operating in August 2021.

A season ticket is the best option for a busy student

A 30-day season ticket with a student discount is available from Nysse Mobiili. The season ticket, which has an unlimited number of trips, is valid for selected zones on buses, trams as well as trains.

The ticket can be purchased by full-time students who are 17 and over. Night fares, upper age limits or home municipality restrictions are not applied. Your information will be checked from the Finnish National Agency for Education’s Studyinfo service in Nysse Mobiili or its admin page. The discount price is valid throughout your studies.

Student discounts on travel cards end on 4 January 2021. Value tickets can be used to pay for regular-priced trips. A student season ticket on a travel card can be used up after the change.

Kela’s school transport subsidy for travel cards to continue

Students of all ages in upper secondary education whose one-way trip to school is at least 10 kilometres can also apply for Kela’s affordable school transport subsidy ticket that is downloaded on your travel card. The 30-day ticket is valid for 6 zones, A-F. Read more ›

Student’s 30-day season ticket

Full-time students who have turned 17 years of age are eligible for an affordable 30-day season ticket from Nysse Mobiili. Night fares, upper age limits or home municipality restrictions are not applied. Download the app and register as Nysse Mobiili user.

Purchasing a ticket

A new ticket will cancel out any active seasons, so it is recommended you thoroughly consider the time when you will purchase the ticket. The season begins from the moment the ticket is purchased. For example, a ticket purchased on 4 January 2021 at 3.07 p.m. is valid until 3.07 p.m. on 3 February 2021.

  1. Open Nysse Mobiili and log in.
  2. Choose the Season ticket tab.
  3. Choose the zones.
  4. Choose Student as the customer group.
    You will directed to to identify as a student if you have not done so already. Log in and choose Identify as a student. Use strong electronic identification, copy the link for a transcript of studies from Studyinfo and paste it to the service. The service will notify you if the identification as a student is successful.  Return to Nysse Mobiili application.

  5. Pay for the ticket with a Visa, Visa Electron or Mastercard.

How to identify as a student (PDF) ›


Always show the QR code of the ticket to the reader at the bottom of the device when boarding. The ticked is valid for selected zones on buses, trains and tram, which will start operating in August 2021. When travelling by train, the ticket machine can be found on platforms in Tampere, Lempäälä, Nokia and Orivesi.

Download Nysse Mobiili - GooglePlay ›
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What is Studyinfo? Read more ›

Fares for students

Number of zones › 2 3 4 5 6
30 day season for students, no extra night fare 42,00 55,00 63,00 79,00 87,00



Public transport discounts are available for full-time students, aged 17 or over, who study in an upper secondary school, a vocational institution, a higher education institution or a university. The studies should lead to a vocation or a degree and the duration of the academic year should be at least 8 months.

Student discounts are not applicable to people participating in apprenticeship training, labour policy education, folk high school or training courses or to those studying abroad.

Sport services

Student discounts on travel cards end on January 4, 2021.

Value tickets can still be used to pay for the normal fees for indoor swimming pools and gyms (public services) in Tampere, Nokia and Ylöjärvi. The entrance gates to the sports facilities open with a travel card.

Tampere City sport services ›

Links and more information

Nysse customer service