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at Aalto University

Accommodation and Arriving at Espoo

Here you can find more information about Hotels in Espoo and how to get here.

Three Hotels that offer Conference discount prices for the Conference participants:

Heymo 1 by Sokos Hotels, Discount code: BAOR2023

115 EUR / The Room in single-use, 145 EUR / The Room double or twin room Miestentie 5 FIN- 02150 Espoo t. +358 20 1234 201

Original Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden, Discount code: BAOR2023

145 EUR / Standard room in single-use, 165 EUR / Standard twin room Tapionaukio 3 FIN- 02100 Espoo t. +358 20 1234 616

Hotel Radisson Blu Espoo, This Hotel is the closest to Aalto University.

If you book through phone or email the discount code is AOR2023 and if you book online it is AOR23

151 EUR / Standard room in single-use, 171 EUR / Standard twin room


The event location, Aalto University in Otaniemi, Espoo, is about 6 km to the north-west of Helsinki city center. The easiest way to get around in Helsinki and Espoo is by public transportation. There is a modern and extensive network of trains, metro, buses and light rail covering the city and surroundings, operated by HSL.

One Single ticket is valid for 80-110 minutes and allows you to use any forms of transport on the network. The price ranges from 3,10 € to 4,50 € for an adult, depending on the selected zone. You can buy it from a ticket machine, or use the HSL app.

A day ticket is a good option if you make several journeys during one day or several days. Day tickets are valid for 1 to 13 days.

More about HSL tickets, routes and schedules at

From Helsinki City center to Otaniemi Campus

The metro station “Aalto University” (“Aalto yliopisto” in Finnish) is on campus. Please take the exit A. The ride to and from downtown is about 12 minutes and single ticket costs 3,10 €. The walk from the metro station to the conference site is x minutes, and to the lunch site x minutes. Choose zones AB when travelling from Helsinki City center to Otaniemi.

From Helsinki airport to Otaniemi Campus

There is a train connection from Helsinki Airport (“Lentoasema” in Finnish) to Helsinki Central Station (“Helsinki”). Both lines serving the airport, P and I, reach the central station, and the journey takes about 35min. From there, you can take the metro to “Aalto University” (lines towards west either towards Tapiola or Kivenlahti). Choose zones ABCD when travelling from the airport to Otaniemi.


Taxi from Helsinki Airport to Otaniemi Campus takes about 30 minutes and costs approximately 50 €.

Taxis can be hailed at taxi stands or ordered by phone. Prices are fixed and shown on the meter, and both cash and credit cards are accepted. A taxi from the airport to the city center takes around 30 minutes and costs around 45 €.

Taxi companies operating in the Helsinki area: Taksi Helsinki +358 (0) 100 07 00, Yellow Line Airport Taxi +358 (0) 600 555 555, Kovanen Taxi +358 (0) 200 60 60.

Uber also operates extensively in the Helsinki / Espoo area.

Additional Information

More about how to get to Helsinki Airport at

More about how to get to Helsinki at

More about how to get to Espoo at How to arrive in Espoo? | Visit Espoo.