7-11 October 2013
University of Helsinki
Europe/Helsinki timezone

Travel and Accommodation

Plenary sessions, collaboration meetings, WG meetings and business meetings will be organized at the Kumpula Campus of the University of Helsinki. More information on the Kumpula Campus can be found here:
http://kampuskartat.helsinki.fi/eng/ (and click on "Campuses" and select "Kumpula Campus")
and of the University of Helsinki here:
Entering the Kumpula Campus:
The Physicum building is identified by a weather dome on the roof.
The address is: Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a, FI-00560 Helsinki.


Information on Helsinki airport can be found here:

Bus+taxi service:
The taxi fare from the airport is about 40 euros. Tips are not expected.


For details on transportation in the Helsinki area visit

Here are some detailed routes:

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to the Töölö Towers:
HSL Bus 615/615T/620 to the Railway Station then Tram 3T to Apollonkatu, or FinnAir Bus to Hesperian Puisto.

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Cumulus Kaisaniemi:
HSL Bus 615 or FinnAir Bus to Cumulus Kaisaniemi.

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Hotel AVA:
HSL Bus 615/615T/620 or FinnAir Bus to Mäkelänrinne.

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Hotel Arthur:
HSL Bus 615 or FinnAir Bus to Hotel Arthur.

From Töölö Towers to Physicum (Kumpula Campus):
tram 8, bus 70T

From Cumulus Kaisaniemi to Physicum (Kumpula Campus):
tram 6

From Hotel Ava to Physicum (Kumpula Campus):
tram 8, bus 77

From Hotel Arthur to Physicum (Kumpula Campus):
tram 6, bus 71


The participants are requested to make their own arrangements for accommodation. Rooms have been blocked at the following hotels.


The participants may have lunch at the campus cafeterias (at their own expenses). You can get warm meals in the two cafeterias/restaurants "Unicafes Exactum" and "Chemicum". The "Unicafe Physicum" serves baguettes and snacks. For more information see the Unicafe pages at http://www.hyyravintolat.fi/en/unicafe/

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