Public Transport Information

Public Transport Card

Complimentary transportation cards are available to all registered participants. The tickets are valid in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kirkkonummi and can be used on buses, trams, trains, metro and the Suomenlinna ferry.
The tickets are valid from Wednesday, June 28 until Saturday, July 1 2017 and allow unlimited travel throughout the day, including night fare hours. Participants can exchange the voucher they will receive (with their badge) for the transportation ticket at the Public Transportation desk in the registration area.

By Train

Local trains I and P operate between Helsinki Airport and the city centre on the Ring Rail Line. The estimated journey time between the airport and the city centre (Central Railway Station) is approximately half an hour. A regional ticket costs 5,50 euros and can be purchased from Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) ticket machines and on board trains from a ticket sales carriage. More info >
There are excellent train connections from Helsinki to all major towns in Finland as well as to Lapland. There is also a daily train service to St. Petersburg and Moscow.
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By Air

Helsinki Airport welcomes and serves around two hundred international flights each day.
Helsinki–Vantaa Airport is 13 kilometres from “Messukeskus” Helsinki. Airport trains (I-train and P-train) run nonstop between the Aviapolis station and the Pasila railway station, just a 300-metre walk from the venue. The journey by train takes around 30 minutes. By taxi, the journey takes approximately 15 minutes.
The journey time between the airport and city centre takes around 30 minutes.
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By Bus

The Finnair City Bus operates between the airport and city centre (Elielinaukio) every 20 minutes and takes around 30 minutes. A single ticket purchased online in advance = 6.20 euros or from the driver = 6.30 euros.
Bus 615 (“Lentoasema-Rautatientori”) is operated by Helsinki Region Transport (HSL). A regional ticket = 5,50 euros and can be purchased from Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) ticket machines or from the driver with cash. At night you can also take the 415N night bus.
Buses from all around Finland arrive to the central bus station, from the largest cites approximately every hour.
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By Ferry

There are daily ferry services to Helsinki from Estonia and Sweden (e.g. Tallink Silja Line, Viking Line or Eckerö Line) as well as from Germany by Finnlines.
All the ferry companies offer also possibility to take a car with you. Helsinki can be reached by ferry also from Russia by the St. Peter Line as well as from Poland.
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