Travel & accommodation & food

TRAVEL 

By plane

Turku Airport is located 8 kilometres from the city center. There are direct connections from Helsinki (Finnair), Stockholm (SAS), Copenhagen (SAS), Gdansk (Wizzair), Budapest (Wizzair) and Riga (airBaltic). There is a bus connection from the airport to the city center (Bus line 1 to the Market Square, “Kauppatori” in Finnish).

From Helsinki Airport (also called Helsinki-Vantaa) there is a direct bus connection to Turku main bus station leaving just outside the terminal exits. Travel time approximately 2 h 40 min.( Timetables, leaving from terminal 1 /  terminal 2.)

There is a bus connection from Helsinki Airport to Helsinki main railway station. (Timetable)

 

By train

Trains from Helsinki main railway station to Turku leave almost hourly every day. Travel time is approximately 2 hours. (Timetable)

Turku main railway station is located within a walking distance from the city center. NOTE! Turku also has another train station called Kupittaa, where trains coming from Helsinki, stop. The main railway station is closer to the city center, Kupittaa railway station is closer to the university area.

Information about train services, timetables and tickets: VR

 

By bus

Buses from Helsinki main bus station to Turku leave from the city center. Travel time varies from 2 to 3 hours.

Turku main bus station is located within a walking distance from the city center.

Information about buses, timetables and tickets: Matkahuolto

 

ACCOMMODATION

The following hotels offer special rates for conference attendants:

 

Centro Hotel

Single Room 79€ per night

Double Room 92€ per night

Reservations by phone +358 2 2118100  or by e-mail centro@centrohotel.com by April 15, 2013. Please refer to New Materialisms 4 or mention the order number 54441 to ensure the conference rate.

 

Hotel Scandic Julia

Single Room 89€ per night

Double Room 109€ per night

Reservations by phone +358 2 336 000 or by e-mail julia@scandichotels.com by April 29, 2013. Please refer to New Materialisms 4 to ensure the conference rate.

 

Sokos Hotel Hamburger Börs

Single Room 92,35€ per night

Double Room 102,54€ per night

Reservations by phone +358 2 337 381 or by e-mail hamburgerbors.turku@sokoshotels.fi by April 15, 2013. Please refer to New Materialisms 4 to ensure the conference rate.

 

FOOD

Restaurants in Turku:
 
Blanko

Aurakatu 1, 20100 Turku

tel. +358 2 233 3966, ravintola(a)blanko.net

 

Caffeé Ristorante Panini

Linnankatu 3, 20100 Turku

tel. +358 2 251 5310

 

Delhi Darbar

Hämeenkatu 8, 20500 Turku

tel. +358 2 233 3988, ravintola(a)delhidarbar.fi

 

Mami

Linnankatu 3, 20100 Turku

tel. +358 2 231 1111, mami(a)mami.fi

Reservations recommended.

 

Panimoravintola Koulu (Restaurant & Beer Garden)

Eerikinkatu 18, 20100 Turku

tel. +358 2 274 5757, mypa(a)panimoravintolakoulu.fi

 

Pinella

Vanha Suurtori 2, 20500 Turku

tel. +358 2 445 6500, info(a)pinella.fi

Reservations recommended. See the online reservations system on the webpage.

 

Smör

Läntinen rantakatu 3, 20100 Turku

tel. +358 2 536 9444, info(a)smor.fi

Reservations recommended.

 

Tintå

Läntinen Rantakatu 9, 20100 Turku

tel. +358 2 230 7023, info(a)tinta.fi

Reservations recommended.

 

Wine Restaurant E. Ekblom

Läntinen Rantakatu 3, 20100 Turku

tel. +358 20 536 9445, info(a)eekblom.fi