Practical information

Functional Precision Medicine for Blood Cancer Workshop and Symposium 2022
Arriving at Helsinki

Helsinki-Vantaa airport is the closest international airport to the city of Helsinki, located just outside the city limits in Vantaa. It has regular transport links, and you can get to Helsinki city center by either bus, train or taxi.

By train

Local trains I and P run between the airport and Helsinki city centre. The train station is located on floor 1 of the arrivals hall. To travel to the city centre from the airport a ticket valid in zones A, B and C is required

By Bus

The bus station is located outside of the arrivals hall. You can catch buses 415 , 415N (nighttime only) and 615 to the city centre.

Conference venue

The symposium will be hosted in the Marina Congress Centre at the Katajanokka seafront, Helsinki, on 6th – 7th September 2022. Katajanokka is located in the city centre of Helsinki, within a walking distance of many spots favored by tourists.

Workshop venue

The workshop on 5th September 2022 will be held at Biomedicum Helsinki and Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) at the University of Helsinki Meilahti campus. The application form for the workshop will be open from 14th June 2022.

Visiting Helsinki

Helsinki is a historical city that offers a range of attractions for those interested in culture, the arts and architecture. There is a wide selection of bars and restaurants as well as beautiful nature spots within close proximity to the city centre. Below is a selection of guides to local sights and attractions to help you plan your visit.

Public transport

Helsinki is well connected by public transport, and even more remote attractions can easily be reached by bus, train, tram or metro. Tickets can be purchased on the free HSL app or at vending machines available at train, bus and metro terminals. You can get real time information about arrival and departure times as well as help planning your route on the HSL website. HSL tickets are valid on local trains, buses, trams, the metro and the Suomenlinna ferry.

Com­ing to a conference

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