We recommend taking the tournament bus because it´s the easiest and most comfortable way for you to travel to Vaasa. But if you need other options, here you go:
It takes about 5 hours to drive to Vaasa from Helsinki. If you are coming through Sweden, you can take your car onboard on the ferry from Stockholm to Turku. From Turku it is 4 hours to drive to Vaasa. If you´re coming from northern Sweden, it takes little bit over 5 hours to drive to Vaasa from Haparanda. There is also a ferry between Umeå and Vaasa, where you can take your car onboard.
From Russia it takes by car about 8 and a half hours from St Petersburg.
Coming through Estonia, you can take your car on the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki, and then take the 5 hour drive.
SAS flies directly to Vaasa from Arlanda, Sweden, and Finnair from Helsinki, Finland.
You can take the train to Vaasa from various cities in Finland. For example from Helsinki to Vaasa the fastest connection is little less than four hours. The earlier you book, the cheaper tickets you get! Trains are operated in Finland by VR: https://www.vr.fi/cs/vr/en/frontpage
There is a ferryline between Umeå, Sweden, and Vaasa, operated by Wasaline: http://www.wasaline.com/en/?market=en
OnniBus offers reasonably priced tickets from various locations in Finland to Vaasa: http://www.onnibus.com/en/index.htm
Another nation-wide bus company is ExpressBus: http://www.expressbus.fi/en/home/