GUIDE TO FINLANDVisit The Lonely Planet Guide to Finland for information about Finland.
GUIDE TO HELSINKI
Visit The Lonely Planet Guide to Helsinki and for further information the Helsinki This Week site and the Official Tourist Information site.
The tourist information site also includes a city map of Helsinki.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN HELSINKI
Information on public transport is available from the Helsinki City Transport (HKL) website and from the service point at the Rautatientori metro station, upper level.
Public transport in the metropolitan area
The conference is situated in the very centre of Helsinki, close to railway station for where the commuter trains arrive, as well as the tram, metro and bus stops. You can download an overview of tram and metrostops from the City of Helsinki website.
From the City of Helsinki website you can use the Journey Planner for a route search.
HOTELS AND ACCOMODATION
You can find information about hotels and accommodation at the Official Tourist Information website of the City of Helsinki.
Helsinki Expert’s online hotel booking service covers accommodation in the Helsinki region.
GETTING TO HELSINKI
Arriving by planeThe main airport Helsinki-Vantaa lies 20 km north of Helsinki.
Downtown transfers :
Arriving by trainThe main railwaystation lies approximately 0,3 km from the conference hall. More information about international trains on the VR website.
Arriving by boatOn the Tallinn - Helsinki shipping route you can use ships of the Tallink or Silja Line, from the passenger terminal West Terminal (Länsiterminaali). Boatschedules are available.
The Conference will be held at Parliament of Finland, Eduskunnan lisärakennus, Arkadiankatu 3. You can find the location of the Parliament on the Helsinki City Map. The Parliament House is highlighted when "Buildings and architecture" is selected; it is a large building with columns along the front. The Annex, where the conference room is located, is the newer building next to the main Parliament and across the road called Pohjoinen rautatienkatu (or Norra Jämvägsgaten in Swedish).
HELSINKI CITY LIBRARY
Helsinki City Library homepage.