Travelling to Turku
Turku is easy to reach by train, bus or plane.
Trains arrive to Turku from the directions of Helsinki and Tampere. The distance from the main railway station to the city centre Market square is about 800 m, and to the conference venue 2.5 km.
The long distance buses stop at the main bus station, also about 800 m from the Market square. Onnibus company has also other stops in the city centre.
The Turku airport is located about 8 km from the city centre. The bus line no. 1 runs between the airport and the city centre Market square every about 20 minutes. The same bus continues from the Market square to Turku harbour in case you arrive to Turku by a ferry e.g from Stockholm.
If you arrive with your own car, parking is free of charge during the Peda-forum in the University parking area of Educarium (behind the Educarium/Publicum building on Assistentinkatu street) . In addition there are some parking spaces that are not subject to a charge on the side of the roads near the campus and administered by the City of Turku.
The local bus routes and all the information on bus timetables can be easily found at the Föli website. A single ticket costs 3 eur and you can buy the ticket from the driver. The ticket is valid for 2 hours.
To call a taxi, please dial 02 10041.
Osoite Henrikinkatu 2
Osoite Vesilinnantie 3
Osoite Assistentinkatu 5
Osoite Assistentinkatu 7
Osoite Arcanuminkuja 1
Osoite Vänrikinkatu 3
A quota of rooms has been reserved for the Peda-forum participants is several city centre hotels. Please see the details below.
|Original Sokos Hotel Hamburger Börs, 14–16 August 2018
Single room, standard 112 €/night
|Original Sokos Hotel City Börs, 14–16 August 2018
Single room, standard 99 €/night
|Scandic Hotel Julia, 14–16 August 2018
Single room, standard 116 € /night
|Centro Hotel Turku, 14–16 August 2018
Single room, standard 96 € /night
|Hotel Caribia, 14–16 August 2018
Single room, standard 98 € /night
For more accommodation options and information about Turku, please visit the local tourist info pages www.visitturku.fi/en