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taxi and bus stops in Turku

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taxi and bus stops in Turku

In august, I will be spending a couple nights at the Park Hotel Turku. My first sights I want to see is the Turku Castle and the Old Great Square. I would prefer not walking all the way.

I looked at bus routes to both. Some cities you can get on the bus at stop at many street corners.

After walking from the hotel to the bus route, I haven't found any close bus stops. How much further would I have to walk to a bus stop?

On Google streetview, I found what looks like a taxi stop. Are there many taxi stops around Turku?

Could I get a taxi at the Park Hotel Turku, the Turku Castle and the Old Great Square?

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1. Re: taxi and bus stops in Turku

Foli.fi for bus routes. Line 1 goes from Kauppatori (Market Squre) to Satama (Harbor) the castle has a bus stop. Buses don't let people out or in unless at a bus stop.

Taxi stands are marked with a taxi sign, but you can hail a cab on the street as well.

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2. Re: taxi and bus stops in Turku

If you buy a local prepaid SIM card the handiest solution for getting a taxi might be using the app Valopilkku http://valopilkkutaksi.fi/briefly-in-english/ It works in the whole country. The name is in Finnish but the app works in English, too.

Edited: 22 May 2017, 21:38
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