Turku PET Symposium 2022 | 3-6 June 2022 | Turku, Finland

Accommodation and travelling

Accommodation

Here below are listed a few hotels in Turku city centre and close to the symposium venue which have a special room rate for Turku PET Symposium 2022 participants.

Please make your booking directly to the hotel, see contact details below. The hotel fees include breakfast, service and VAT. All hotel fees are payable directly to the hotel.

Please note that the rooms can only be booked according to the hotels booking situation and we encourage you to make the hotel reservations well in advance as there are many events happening in Turku around the time of the symposium.

Below is a short presentation of the hotels.

Hotels

Hotel Scandic Julia

Eerikinkatu 4, 20100 Turku
Phone: +358 2 336000
Email: julia@scandichotels.com

Scandic Julia is a modern, recently renovated hotel in the centre of Turku, near shopping streets and the River Aurajoki. Vähätori, the culinary centre of Turku with its restaurants and interior design stores, is just a short walk away. When staying in Julia, you will have full access to the hotel gym and sauna.

The hotel has air-conditioned and comfortable hotel rooms and a bistro-style restaurant. There is a heated indoor parking garage located next to the hotel, and it has a charging point for electric cars. Guests at Julia always have access to free WiFi throughout the hotel.

Hotel Scandic Julia is certified under the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

Standard, single room 129,00 eur/night
Standard, double room 149,00 eur/night

Reservations can be made using the booking code BPET020622 on the website, by phone or email to the hotel, using the hotel contact details above.

Please note that the reservations in Scandic Julia must be made by 19 May 2022 or on the basis of hotel’s booking situation.

Original Sokos Hotel Kupittaa

Joukahaisenkatu 6, 20520 Turku
Phone: +358 300 870 000
Email: sokos.hotels@sok.fi

The Original Sokos Hotel Kupittaa opened its doors on July 2020. The atmosphere is relaxed and fresh. The modern and extraordinary Original Sokos Hotel Kupittaa is the ideal location to eat, meet and spend time. It is the new and vibrant heart of Kupittaa, a fast growing area in Turku.

There is a direct connection to the hotel from the train station. Companies, universities, the largest city park in Finland, an adventure park and sports centres are all just a short distance away. You can reach the centre of Turku on foot or local bus from right in front of the hotel.

Original Sokos Hotel Kupittaa is eco-label awarded. Green Key is the largest global eco-label for accommodation.

Standard, single room 101,00 eur/night
Standard, double room 121,00 eur/night

Reservations can be made using the booking code BABOAPET on the website, by phone or email to the hotel, using the hotel contact details above.

Please note that the reservations in Sokos Hotel Kupittaa must be made by 3 May 2022 or on the basis of hotel’s booking situation.

Centro Hotel

Yliopistonkatu 12a, 20100 Turku
Phone: +358 2 2118100
Email: centro@centrohotel.com

Centro Hotel is a unique, modern hotel located right in the heart of Turku city centre, but away from the hubbub of the city, in an inner courtyard. At the Centro hotel, you can enjoy breakfast prepared with fresh natural ingredients from the nearby area. The symposium venue is within walking distance or otherwise easily reachable.

Centro Hotel offers its guests good personal service and peaceful nights in cozy rooms.

Standard, single room 112,00 eur/night
Standard, double room 150,00 eur/night

Reservations can be made using the booking code PET2022 on the website (mark the booking code on the reservation form), by phone or email to the hotel, using the hotel contact details above.

The reservations in Centro hotel can be made on the basis of hotel’s booking situation.

Travelling

Update regarding travelling to Turku (April 2022):

Please note that the flights to Turku are not yet at the level they were before the pandemic. The flight services to Turku from Helsinki, Riga, Gdansk and Stockholm are still subject to increase and please check the flight options closer to the Symposium.

In the case the flights to Turku appears not optimal, the suggested option is to fly to Helsinki and then take the train (about 2.5 hours) from Helsinki airport to Turku. Please note that the trains do not run late in the evening and then a bus trip is possible but less preferred option. Another option is to fly to Stockholm and then take an overnight ship to Turku.

In Turku and the Southwest-Finland region, it’s easy for the traveller to get around on public transportation. Cities and towns have an efficient public transportation system, and longer distances can be covered in the comfort of long-distance buses and trains. In addition, there is a passenger ferry harbour and an international airport in Turku. For more information about Turku and travel connections, please visit the Visit Turku website.

Ferry

From Stockholm, you may choose to travel to Turku on a ferry through one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world. Daily connections between Stockholm and Turku are operated by Tallink Silja and Viking Line. The ferry takes about 10 hrs.

From Turku harbor, there is a regular bus to city center (distance approx. 3 km), bus line no 1 which runs about every 10-20 minutes. Tickets à 3 euro (11 p.m. – 4 a.m. à 4 euro) can be purchased through the mobile app, as well as with contactless payment from the driver. More information can be found here.

Turku Airport

Turku has an international airport and it is easy to reach by air via Helsinki, Stockholm, Riga, and Gdansk. From Turku airport, there is a regular bus to city center (distance approx. 8 km), bus line no 1 which runs about every 20 minutes. Tickets à 3 euro (11 p.m. – 4 a.m. à 4 euro) can be purchased through the mobile app, as well as with contactless payment from the driver. More information can be found here.

A taxi ride to the center of Turku will cost around 20 euros. All taxis accept credit/debit cards. Taxi in Turku: You can reserve a taxi at +358 2 10041. There are several taxi stands in the City center.

Helsinki Airport

If you fly to Helsinki, from Helsinki-Vantaa airport there is a bus to Turku operated by Expressbus (travel time 2-2,5 hours). Another option is to travel by train: first take the commuter train from the airport to Helsinki, to Pasila station, and change in Pasila to a train to Turku. Trains to Turku depart about every hour (between 5 a.m. and 8.30 p.m.). The trip to Turku from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport-Helsinki-Pasila station takes about 2,5 hours.

Further travel information

Please, see Visit Turku- webpage for further travel and tourist information.

You’ll find more information about the host city and the symposium venue here.

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