The town is located some 20km south of Tampere, and most trains and buses going to Helsinki and Turku stop there. Buses from Turku stop at Lempäälä th (Ryynikkä), most buses from Helsinki stop near Ideapark shopping center at Ideapark mt 130, some of them use highway stop Lempäälä Vaihmala liittymä 34.
Tampere local bus network Nysse serves Lempäälä well having some services even to ruralside.
The main freeway south from Tampere also passes a few kilometers east of the town itself and next to Ideapark. Tampere-Pirkkala airport is about 15km north.
See Tampere#Get around for information about fares and tickets
The Nysse route planner is useful for getting around by bus in Lempäälä.
- Menevä, iTaksi: see Tampere#By taxi
- Smartphone apps: Valopilkku, 02 Taksi
- 1 Lempäälä Canal. This late 19th century canal connects the lakes Vanajavesi and Pyhäjärvi. It used to be an important transport route, but nowadays it's used mostly by leisure boats and lake cruises in the summer.
- 1 Tikanmäen tila, Ruonantie 41 (Towards Lastunen village), ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. The “Feed and Pet” package lasts lasts 1.5 hours and during this time you can feed, care for and pet sheep, horses, mini-pigs, rabbits and chickens. In addition, the package includes warm juice and biscuits offered by the campfire. €15.
- Puntala-rock: 26–27 July 2019. A punk and HC festival in Lempäälä organized by a nonprofit. (date needs updating)
- 1 Ideapark, Ideaparkinkatu 4, Lempäälä. Mon-Fri 10-20, Sat 10-18, Sun 12-18. The largest mall in the Nordic region with a special focus on furniture, interior decoration and clothing. Has a few cheap dining options. Located along the Tampere-Helsinki motorway in Lempäälä south of Tampere, frequent bus/coach connections exist.
- 1 Tuulan Tupa, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Mo-Fr 10.30–14. Traditional Finnish home food, dessert is included in the price. €9,80.
- 1 Vaihmalan Hovi, Vaihmalantie 144, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. Family-run boutique hotel in ruralside nearby Lempäälä. Bikes can be borrowed for free, and canoes and other boats are available for rent on site. Double 108 €.
- Akaa, the neighbouring municipality to south
|Routes through Lempäälä|
|Sodankylä ← Tampere ←||N S||→ Akaa → Turku|