Welcome to Host City Lahti

Welcome to Host City Lahti

The City of Lahti proudly presents IRONMAN 70.3. 30 June 2018,
for the first time ever in Finland.

The Ironman Lahti combines the unique characteristics of triathlon sport, Finnish Midnight Sun, leisure with friends, high quality services and an atmosphere in a breathtaking setting.
You are warmly welcome to enjoy!

Here you can find some useful tips when planning your journey.



Arrival in Lahti from Helsinki Airport

Lahti is located less than an hour from Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport by car. Check the airport bus and train timetables here.

Do you need transportation for your group? Please contact    


Moving around in Lahti 

Once you arrive in the city, everything is within a walking distance. The Lahti transport hub, the race venue at the Passenger Harbour, restaurants, shopping streets and most hotels are close at hand.

Taxi Call Center
tel. +358 (0)601 100 01


Hotels still available

Book your hotel now! Still available hotels located only a 15 minutes' walk from the race venue. Most of the hotels allow the storage of the bike in the room. 

Travelling with a group? Please contact




Make the most of your stay - before and after the start.
Take a chair lift up into the Ski Jump Tower or dive into the outdoor swimming pool, drop by to explore the history of motorcycles, visit Alvar Aalto’s Church of the Cross or enjoy the lake nature on a cruise.
Read more >> Top 20 Lahti attractions  

Bistro Popot

Eat & Drink 

Local cuisine is famed for its fish, game, rye bread, berries and mushrooms. Lahti Region boasts with local bakeries, farmers’ markets and breweries in the area. One of the key components to our excellent produce is the fresh and clean ground water.


Morning swim 

Take a dip into the unique 50 m outdoor pool at the feet of the three Ski Jump Hills. Open daily.   



Tips from the locals - 5 Must Do's!

1. Morning Swim in the outdoor pool next to the three Ski Jump Hills
2. Take a day trip to local villages Vääksy and Hollola
3. Enjoy the trails of Salpausselkä  - Outdoor life in Lahti region
4. Explore local boutique shops - Shopping tips
5. Have a cup of coffee at Lahti Market Square  - Eat and drink




Authentic Finnish Sauna 

Traditional Smoke Sauna, Sauna World, Night Spa, Hotel Sauna, Lake shore Sauna - we can help you with arrangements. 


Lake Shore Cottages

Well-equipped and exclusive cottages are available - with the majority of the properties located less than an hour from Lahti by car. 


Nature Getaway

Move away from the crowds and take a quick escape from busy urban life by exploring intriguing Lahti region. Visit Lahti Staff is happy to help with arrangements. 



FAQ - Good to know!


Tourist Information

Tourist information Visitlahti is located in the Shopping Centre Trio, located 50 m from the Market Place, we offer also chat-service
Tel.+358 0300 472 222
info (at) lahtiregion.fi
Facebook: @visitlahti Twitter: @visitlahti Instagram: @visitlahti_official

Tap Water

Tap water in the Lahti region is among the highest quality in the world and is not only completely safe but a pleasure to drink.

Where can i buy souveniers?

Check our tips for local handigrafts, Finnish design and Lahti souveniers here.


Ordering a taxi please call +358 601 100 01, if you want to preorder taxi more than 30 minutes before your arrival, 7,10 euros will be added to a normal rate.

Car rental

Rent a car here -easy and fast online

WiFi in Lahti

Free WiFi hot spots are available in the city centre. All hotels offer complimentary WiFi.  

Grocery shopping

Grocery stores are open on a daily basis, mostly at 8 am - 20 pm  


In case of emergency call 112
First Aid is provided in Akuutti24
Add: Keskussairaalankatu 7, 15850 Lahti (Located next to Central hospital of Lahti Region)