Conference venue, accommodation and traveling to and in Helsinki

Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics celebrated its 110th anniversary in 2019, making it one of the oldest business schools in the Nordics. Hanken is the only stand-alone business school in Finland. Hanken’s strategy includes profiling the school as a genuinely international and research-oriented business school with close ties to the corporate world.

Hanken School of Economics is located at the heart of Helsinki. Within walking distance, you have both the vibrant city with its fine architecture as well as beautiful nature. There are plenty of hotels in the area and below you find information agout three very close ones.

Hanken School of Economics address: Arkadiankatu 22, 00100 Helsinki

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Conference deals for accommodation will be published closer to the conference date. Some close-by hotels our guests usually use:

Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti

Address : Eteläinen Rautatienkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki
Distance to Hanken: 500m
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Radisson Blu Royal

Address: Runeberginkatu 2, 00100 Helsinki
Distance to Hanken: 450m
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Hotel Helka

Address: Pohjoinen Rautatienkatu 23, 00100 Helsinki
Distance to Hanken: 250m
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Helsinki Airport

Helsinki Airport is a well functioning airport that serves about 350 flights per day. Hanken School of Economics is located about 20 kilometers from Helsinki Airport. You can reach Helsinki city center / Hanken by train, bus or taxi.


The local trains I & P depart from the basement of the terminal. The trains take you to the central railway station. You need to buy your train ticket (ABC ticket, 4,60€) from the automat at the terminal or from HSL app before entering the train. No tickets are sold on the train. You can use the same ticket to local transportation, in case you will continue with tram/bus/metro from the central railway station. The train ride to the city center takes approx.  30 min.

You can find the train schedule here

Finnair city bus

The bus departs from right outside of the terminal every 20-30 min and takes you to the city center (Central Railway Station or Hesperia park). The ride takes about 30 min and costs 6,80€. The ticket can be bought on the bus or online. 

You can find the Finnair City bus here

A ride from the airport to central Helsinki costs approx 35-45€, prices vary by company so it is good to ask the price before getting in. Credit cards are accepted in all taxis. 

Arriving by ferry

Helsinki can be reached by ferry from Sweden (Viking Line, Tallink Silja Line), Estonia (Viking Line, Tallink Silja Line, Eckerö Line), Germany (Finnlines) and Russia (St. Peter Line).

The public transportation from the harbours is good. To all the other terminals there is only a short tramride from the city center and to the Finnlines terminal you can take metro+bus.

Arriving by train

There are three daily trains between Helsinki and St. Petersburg. You find the Allegro train here

Also traveling around Finland by train is easy and comfortable. More information about trains here

Getting around in Helsinki

Helsinki is very walkable and the conference venue is a short walk away from the shops, main sights and many hotels. The public transportation is also well functioning. There are trams, busses, metro, local trains. On Summer time the city bikes are also a great option. You find the journey planner for public transportation here