16–18 October, Helsinki, Finland


Your Journey to Helsinki

Access by plane

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Helsinki Airport is located close to the city centre, with a journey time of around 30 minutes.
Connections between Helsinki and the airport and back:

Train: Local trains I and P operate between Helsinki Airport and the city centre on the Ring Rail Line. The journey time between the airport and the city centre (Central Railway Station) is approximately half an hour. A regional ticket costs €5.00 when purchased from Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) ticket machines and €4.20 euros via HSL Mobile ticket app:

Bus: The Finnair City Bus operates between the airport and city centre (Elielinaukio) every 20 minutes and takes around 30 minutes. A single ticket costs €6.60 when purchased online in advance.
Bus 615 (“Lentoasema-Rautatientori”) is operated by Helsinki Region Transport (HSL). A regional ticket costs €5.50 when purchased from the driver with cash or €5.00 from Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) ticket machines.

Taxi: You can also travel conveniently between the airport and the city centre by taxi, which will cost around €45.00.

Access by train
There are excellent train connections to Helsinki from all major towns in Finland as well as Lapland. There is also a daily train service from St. Petersburg and Moscow in Russia.
The Central Railway Station is located in the centre of the city, and is a landmark of Helsinki in itself.

Access by car
The Conference Car Park is the nearest parking space to the Southern Entrance of Messukeskus and can be found at the end of Ratamestarinkatu (address for GPS devices is Ratamestarinkatu 13).
Parking fee: €12, for 24 hours.
Please have a look on the Messukeskus websiteAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster for further information.

Getting around in Helsinki

Public Transport
Helsinki has a well working public transport system (HSLAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster) consisting of bus, tram, metro, local railway and ferry services.
With a single ticket you can hop aboard trams, busses, the metro and even the ferry to Suomenlinna. Single tickets can be purchased from ticket machines, R-kiosks and other HSL sales points or by using HSL mobile application. On buses you can also buy your ticket from the driver.
Daytickets are available for unlimited use on public transportation for 1–7 days. They can be purchased from ticket machines, from the Tourist Information at Helsinki Airport Terminal 2A (1-3 days) or from the Helsinki City Transport service point in the Central Railway Station. One day tickets are also sold by the drivers.

  • Taksi Helsinki: +358 1000 700
  • Lähitaksi: +358 100 7300
  • Kovanen: +358 200 6060
A taxi rank can be found in front of Messukeskus. Taxis are allowed to drive right up to the entrance.
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