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22nd European Cosmic Ray Symposium in Turku, Finland

3 - 6 August 2010

Travelling to Turku

Turku can be reached by air via Helsinki (Finland) by Finnair and by Blue1, or via Stockholm (Sweden) or via Copenhagen (Denmark) by SAS and by Blue1, or via Riga (Latvia) by AirBaltic. From all cities there are several connecting flights per day to Turku. More information about airlines operating to/from Turku airport can be found from Wikipedia.

From Helsinki, Turku can also be reached by bus or by train. Buses leave from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport. To get in a train, you first have to travel to the Helsinki railway station (bus or taxi). The duration of the trip to Turku by train is about 2 hours. The duration by bus is about 2 hours 40 minutes. Note that when leaving by bus from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport to Turku, you have to change the bus after a ride of about 30 minutes.

Train timetables can be found at

and bus timetables at

From Stockholm, Turku can also be reached by a ferry Silja Line or Viking Line. The duration of the trip is approximately one day or one night, and gives you the oppotunity to see the beautiful Turku archipelago.

Transport connections to/from Turku airport to Turku centre:

Distance of the airport from Turku centre is 8 km. Bus number 1 departs from airport every 20 min. Route: airport - bus station - town centre - harbour. Single adult fare 2,50 Euro.

Airport taxi, tel. 0400 919 940: Fixed fare eg. between airport and Turku hotels, 12 Euro/person.

Turku call-taxi, tel 02 10041: journey to Turku 20 min, fare approx. 17 Euro.

NOTE! You can order a taxi for free at the phone beside the front door in the entrance hall.

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