This page contains information about the practical arrangements and other information about the 2022 Ice Hockey World Championship that took place 13 to 29 May 2022 in Tampere.

In 2023, Tampere will co-hosts the 2023 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with Riga, the capital of Latvia. The tournament will be played on May 12-28, 2023. We will update this page with information about the 2023 tournament at a later date.

What, where, how and when?

Tampere will be the official host city for The 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship played at the brand new Nokia Arena between May 13 and 29, 2022. Finland will play its games in Group B. The whole city will experience hockey atmosphere as there will be side events organized by the community, restaurants, cafés and shops.

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How do I get to Nokia Arena?

Find out the instructions on how to get to Nokia Arena on the arena’s website. The link opens in a new tab.

Find information about parking on the Tampere Public Transport’s website.

As an IIHF tourist in Tampere? 

Visit Tampere pages give you all information that you will need for a successful visit in Tampere.  

Arriving at Tampere and moving from one place to another

If you have a ticket to a Championship game, you can use the public transport (bus, tram, local train) in the Tampere Region on the day of the game for free.

You will find information on public transport (including schedules and timetables) in Tampere on the Nysse webpage: Schedules and routes – Nysse, Tampere regional transport 

Read more about the connections to Tampere on the Visit Tampere page Transportation – Visit Tampere 

Transport arrangements during the Championship

We will update the page on exceptions in public transport concerning the Championship games.

Press release 12 May 2022:

The IIHF 2022 Ice Hockey World Championship Group B games and the final games will be played in Tampere at the Nokia Arena from 13 to 29 May 2022. Large audiences are expected to all events, and to be able to produce a safe event, special arrangements for motor vehicles in particular are needed both in the vicinity of the Arena as well as the Ratina and Kyttälä areas.

Find out more about the temporary traffic arrangements in Tampere during the Championship games on the press release.

Information on the games and tickets

You will find more information on the games, teams and tickets on sale here: IIHF – Home 2022 IIHF ICE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 

Tampere.Finland app 

Tampere.Finland mobile app includes information on bus and tram routes, parking, events, as well as offers by Tampere Pass. If you wish, you can also get up-to-date traffic information and public transport notifications. You can download Tampere.Finland app without any cost from Google Play Store and Apple App Store. 

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