Practical information
NNFF9 – Nordic Conference for Research in L1 Education

NNFF9 takes place in the heart of the Helsinki city centre. The conference venue, University of Helsinki City Centre Campus, is located within walking distance (600 meters) from the Central Railway Station.

A limited number of rooms with special conference rates will be reserved. Please note that each participant makes their own reservation, and all hotel fees are to be paid directly to the hotel.

Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (Finavia) is situated 19 kilometres from the centre of Helsinki and can be reached by car in approximately 25 minutes. If you fly to Helsinki-Vantaa you can travel by train (I and P trains) or take the bus number 600 from the airport to Helsinki Central Railway Station. The Central Railway Station is located in the heart of the city centre, by walking distance from the conference hotels and the conference venue. Tickets can be purchased from ticket machines at the airport or using the HSL mobile app, which can be downloaded free of charge. When purchasing a ticket, please select the “ABC” -zone single ticket for journeys between the airport and Helsinki. A one-way ticket costs 4,10 euros. The Central Railway Station is the final stop of bus number 600 and both trains. For more information on the train and bus connections, including the timetables, please visit the HSL Journey Planner website. A taxi to city centre costs approximately 50 euros.

Olympia Terminal

Is located at the South Harbour and with a regular ferry connection to Stockholm, Sweden. The terminal has an ATM, luggage lockers, a café and a kiosk. Tramlines 2 and 3 stop next to the Olympia Terminal.

West Terminal 2

Is located at the West Harbour and it concentrates on traffic to Tallinn, Estonia. The terminal has luggage lockers, a restaurant, café, kiosk, an ATM, and the Eckerö Line and Tallink Silja Line service points. Tramlines 7 and 9 stop next to the West Terminal 2.

Katajanokka Terminal

Is located at Katajanokka, with a regular ferry connection to Stockholm and Tallinn. The terminal has a restaurant, kiosk, a money exchange, an ATM, luggage lockers, and the Viking Line service point. Tramlines 4 and 5 stop next to the Katajanokka Terminal.


  • Taksi Helsinki: +358 (0)100 0700
  • Airport Taxi: +358 (0)600 555 555.
  • Lähitaksi: +358 (0)100 7300
  • Taksi Kovanen: +358 200 6060