Peltola is located approximately two kilometers from downtown Oulu. The Oulu University Hospital, the departments of the Faculty of Medicine and Medipolis are in the immediate vicinity of Peltola. Linnanmaa is some six kilometers away; the railway and bus stations are both approximately 2 km away.
Just one kilometer away, there is plenty to do for those interested in physical exercise or shopping: the Ouluhalli sports hall, ice stadium – and three large supermarkets.
Kajaanintie runs along Peltola. Buses provide convenient connections to other suburbs and the Linnanmaa campus.