The conference venue is about 9 km from Helsinki city center and 27 km from Helsinki airport, with good connections using public transportation.
Address: Otaniemi Campus, Otakaari 1, 02150 Espoo, Finland
Venue: Aalto University Undergraduate Centre (Otakaari 1) and Dipoli (Otakaari 24)
The registration desk will be open on the Venue, Aalto University Undergraduate Centre (address: Otakaari 1, Espoo) main lobby:
- Sunday, June 26 8-18.30
- Monday, June 27 8-18
- Tuesday, June 28 8-18
- Wednesday, June 29 8-13
- Thursday, June 30 8-18
- Friday, July 1 8-16
How To Get There
From Helsinki airport to Otaniemi Campus
Public transportation: Combine the sections below: e.g., “From Helsinki Airport to City Centre by train or bus” and “From Helsinki City Centre to Otaniemi Campus by metro”.
Taxi: By Taxi it takes approximately 30 minutes to arrive from Helsinki Airport to Otaniemi Campus and the price is approximately 60 €.
From Helsinki City Centre to Otaniemi Campus:
Metro: The most efficient method to reach the university is by metro. There is, e.g., a metro station underneath the central railway station. One should take a metro towards west (Matinkylä or Tapiola). After a 12-minute ride one exits at the Aalto University (Aalto-yliopisto) stop. There, one should take Exit A (Otaniementie). Once getting up to the ground level, continue straight ahead and exit the building. The main conference venue, Otakaari 1, is on the other side of a small square. For further information on public transport, see www.hsl.fi
Taxi: A cost for a taxi to Otaniemi is approximately 40 €.
Travel to/in City Centre
From Helsinki Airport to City Centre
- Airport train: The airport train station is underneath the airport and can be accessed directly from both terminals 1 and 2. The connection between Helsinki city center and Helsinki Airport takes about 30 minutes. There are two services: train I and train P. Schedules, ticket prices and routes are available at HSL website. At the airport you can buy a train ticket from the HSL ticket machines (arrivals hall and train platform), Alepa Grocery Store (arrivals hall 2B), R-kioski (arrivals hall 2A), or by using HSL mobile ticket app.
* Please note that it is not possible to buy a ticket in the train.
- Buses to & from the airport: Timetables of other trains and buses in the Helsinki metropolitan area are available in the HSL Journey Planner.
HSL buses will drop off and pick up passengers only in front of T2 at Helsinki Airport.
- Taxi: Taxis can be found in front of terminals 1 and 2. For the following three agencies, price information can be found in front of the terminals, on the information screens next to the taxi stands:
Other taxi agencies also offer their services to Helsinki Airport’s passengers (lane 4). When the agency is not one of those specified above, the customer agrees on the price separately.
Public Transport in Helsinki Metropolitan Area
Public transport is the recommend way to get to the conference venue. The metropolitan area consists of the cities of Helsinki, Espoo (where the conference venue is) and Vantaa (where the airport is). HSL operates public transport in this region, managing a comprehensive network of trains, trams, buses and metro. By far the most comfortable method to buy tickets is to download the HSL app and use it. Physical tickets can be purchased from HSL ticket machines, and from shops and kiosks, see this map for all service points.