NaviGate Matchmaking 2016

Travel and Accommodation

 

Transport

Both domestic and international travel connections to Turku are good. Turku is located on the southwest coast of Finland some 170 km from Helsinki, capital of the country.

 

By air

There are several airlines operating directly to Turku. The airport is about eight kilometers from the city centre which can be reached by taxi (approximately 20€) or by local bus (3€).

Please see this link for the flight connections in Turku airport:

 

By bus

In addition you can reach Turku with a bus from Helsinki. There are long distance bus connections leaving approximately every hour from Helsinki to Turku and the traveling time between Helsinki-Vantaa airport and the Turku bus station is about two and a half hours.

 

By train

The national train company VR departs from the local railway stations all throughout Finland. There are two railway stations in Turku: The main railway station (rautatieasema) which is at the city centre and the Kupittaa railway station which is about 1.5 kilometers from the city centre.

https://www.vr.fi/cs/vr/en/frontpage

 

By ferry

There are also two cruise lines which have regular connections between Stockholm and Turku: 

The Port of Turku is approximately two kilometers from the city centre.

 

Accommodation

 

Hostels

 

Hotels

 

Getting to the fair from Turku city centre

To reach the fair from the city centre there are good bus connections. A single bus ticket (3 €) is valid for transfers on all local buses for up to two hours. Please see the Turku Region Traffic website for bus line guide and timetables http://www.foli.fi/en/timetables/bus-line-guide-popular-destinations

Bus line 100 operates from the Market Square to the Fair and Congress Centre. The departure stop at Market Square is T1 on Aurakatu. Line 100 route:

MARKET SQUARE T1 - Aurakatu - Eerikinkatu - Humalistonkatu - Ratapihankatu (Railway Station) - Pansiontie - Ruissalontie - Vaasantie - Pansiontie - Länsikaari - Messukatu - Kirjaltajankatu – TURKU FAIR CENTRE

Other bus connections to the area: buses 32 and 99 to the Fair and Congress Centre.

 

Please see further info: 

http://www.visitturku.fi/en/s/getting-around_en

Registration
closed since 17 May 2016
Organisers
Schedule
Registration 1 Oct – 17 May
Meeting Selection 1 Apr – 26 Jun
Event 18 May – 19 May
Details
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Turku Fair and Congress Center
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 35
Meetings 81
Participants
Denmark 2
Estonia 1
Finland 29
Germany 1
Latvia 1
Poland 1
Total 35
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