Turku is located on the south-west coast of Finland,
approximately 170 km west of Helsinki. It is the country's oldest city
and in 2011 will be the European
Capital of Culture.
The main travel connections are as follows:
Flights: Turku's international
airport is located 10 km north of the city centre. For more
information, see Finavia's website.
Train: A train trip from
Helsinki to Turku takes less than two hours. The timetables and
the prices can be found at the Finnish
railway (VR) website.
Coach: A coach trip from Helsinki
approximately two hours. The timetables and ticket prices can be
found at the Matkahuolto website.
Boat: It is also possible to take
a ferry from Stockholm to Turku. The trip takes 8-12 hours, depending
on the route since some ferries make a stopover at the
Islands. The two biggest
companies with ferry traffic between Stockholm and Turku
are Tallink Silja and Viking Line. The timetables can be
found on their websites, which also give
useful travel information on Turku.
For more detailed information on getting to
Turku, please see the City of Turku website.
City of Turku website has a list of hotels in Turku, and below is a
list of some of the hotels that are within a
reasonable walking distance of the venue
(street address Tehtaankatu 2).
within a 15 minute walking distance:
CENTRO HOTEL Yliopistonkatu 12,
Phone +358 2 211 8100 Fax +358 2 469 0479
HELMI Tuureporinkatu 11
Phone +358 20 786 2770 email@example.com
SCANDIC JULIA HOTEL Eerikinkatu 4, FIN-20100 Turku
Phone +358 2 336 000 Fax +358 2 336 022 11
SOKOS HOTEL CARIBIA Kongressikuja 1, 20540 Turku
Phone +358 2 651 111 Fax +358 10 784 0180
SOKOS HOTEL HAMBURGER BÖRS
& CITY BÖRS Kauppiaskatu 6, FIN-20100 Turku,
Finland Phone +358 2 337 381 Fax +358 2 3373 200