Annual Conference of the European Association of
Environmental and Resource Economists,
June 24-27 2015

City of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

Photo: Eero Roine
Source: Helsinki University Museum

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The inaugural procession of the Academy 1640

Conference dinner in Finlandia house (Alvar Aalto)

Boreal pine forest

Public transport in Helsinki

Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) includes trams, buses, metros, ferries and trains. While the conference venue is within walking distance from the Central Railway station as well as from most of the listed hotels, trams and the metro are the main forms of traveling within the city centre. The easiest way of finding your way around Helsinki is by using HSL's journey planner. The address of the conference venue is Fabianinkatu 33.


Trams operate from 5:30/6:00 until 0:00/1:00, depending on the line. Trams 2, 4, 4T, 7A and 7B pass by the conference venue (stop name Senaatintori). For a detailed map of the tram routes, please visit: HSL Tram Routes


Helsinki Metro consists of a single line, which operates from 5:30 until midnight, and until 1:00 on Fridays and Saturdays. The closest stop to the conference venue is Helsingin yliopisto.


Where to buy tickets:

Ticket prices are 3€ (2,50€ if bought from a ticket machine) per ticket when traveling within Helsinki. A single ticket is valid for 60 minutes. Tickets valid for 1–7 days are also available (8€ for one day, 20€ for four days). For more information, please visit: HSL Ticket and Fares

Tickets can be bought from ticket machines available at each metro station and the Central Railway Station. In addition, single tickets can be bought from the drivers in buses and trams using cash. Tickets purchased from ticket machines and drivers are paper tickets, which are valid from the moment of purchase.

In Helsinki, you can also buy a single ticket by mobile phone. The ticket is valid within Helsinki. Please note that the use of a mobile ticket is limited to certain bus routes.