Travel and Venue

The seminar is held in Pinni B building at the Tampere University center campus. The campus is quite centrally located in Tampere, for example, some 300 meters from the railway station.

Traveling by Air

It is possible to either fly in directly to Tampere, or to fly to the capital Helsinki, and cover the last strech of the journey by land. Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP) is located about 15 kilometres from the centre of Tampere. There is a bus connection from airport to the centre. The taxi fare is around 40 euros.

Tampere is located 180 kilometres northwest from Helsinki. The newly opened train line makes it possible to take a train from the airport to the Tikkurila station (travel time ~8 minutes) and then change to an InterCity or Pendolino train headed in the direction of Tampere. Travel time from Tikkurila station to Tampere is approximately 75 minutes, and from central Helsinki to Tampere approximately 90 minutes.

There is also a frequent and comfortable bus connection from Helsinki-Vantaa airport (HEL) to Tampere city center (duration: approx. 2,5 hours). There are also daily flights between Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP), the flight time being 30 minutes.

Please see this page regarding public transport from Helsinki-Vantaa airport and the national train operator website for information regarding trains to Tampere.

Accommodations in Tampere

The business hotels in central Tampere include Sokos Hotel VillaSokos Hotel Torni, and Lapland Hotels Tampere. For budget travellers we recommend Dream Hostel and Hotel and Omena Hotel Tampere II. City of Tampere tourist information can provide you with several other alternatives within a walking distance.

Venue map

Pinni B is part of the Tampere University center campus. The building has several entrances. The main entrance is from the eastern side.