NCSR 2008 - Urban Diversity and Religious Traditions
13-15 August 2008, Åbo Akademi University


In Finland, Turku is reachable by car, train or bus. Åbo Akademi University is located within a walking distance (about 15 minutes) of the city centre. From abroad, you can travel by air - via Helsinki or directly to Turku - or by sea. Air travel directly to Turku is strongly recommended, since that will save a lot of time. There are connecting, direct flights available from SAS/Blue1 from Stockholm and Copenhagen.


Taxi from the Turku airport takes ca. 15 minutes and costs 20-25 €. A bus connection to city centre is also available (2,50 €).

If you are travelling from Helsinki, there is a direct bus connection from the teminal. The trip takes 2,5 hours and costs about 25 €.


Walking distance to the conference site: from the cathedral 10 minutes; from the main station 20 minutes.


Connections from Stockholm to Turku. Forty minutes walking from the harbour or taxi (about 20 €) or bus to the city centre (2,50 €).

Walking distance to the conference site: Kupittaa/Kuppis station 20 minutes, main station 30 minutes.



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