Travel and venue

The seminar is held at Tampere University City Centre Campus (PinniB Building).

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 train or bus. Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP) is located about 15 kilometres from the centre of Tampere. There is a bus connection from Tampere airport to the city centre (tickets can be bought from driver; see bus service site). The taxi fare is around 40 euros.

Tampere is located 180 kilometres northwest from Helsinki. The direct airport 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 Lapland Hotels ArenaSokos Hotel VillaSokos Hotel Torni and Holiday Inn Tampere Central Station. 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.

Seminar Venue

The seminar location is the Pinni B Building at the Tampere University City Centre Campus. The address is Kanslerinrinne 1, 33014 Tampere.

There are a number of services available at the campus, including cafeterias / campus restaurants.

Venue Map