Arrival & Accommodation


Both domestic and international travel connections to Turku are good. Turku is located on the southwest coast of Finland some 170 km from Helsinki, capital of the country.

By air

There are several airlines operating directly to Turku. The airport is about eight kilometers from the city centre which can be reached by taxi (approximately 20€) or by local bus (3€).
Please see this link for the flight connections in Turku airport. Most of international airlines fly to Helsinki-Vantaa, see below how to arrive to Turku from Helsinki.

By bus

In addition you can reach Turku with a bus from Helsinki. There are long distance bus connections leaving approximately every hour from Helsinki to Turku and the traveling time between Helsinki-Vantaa airport and the Turku bus station is about two and a half hours.

By train

The national train company VR departs from the local railway stations all throughout Finland. There are two railway stations in Turku: The main railway station (rautatieasema) which is at the city centre and the Kupittaa railway station which is about 1.5 kilometers from the city centre.

By ferry

There are two cruise lines which have regular connections between Stockholm and Turku:

The Port of Turku is approximately two kilometers from the city centre.


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Getting to the fair from Turku city centre

The Turku City Region’s Public Transport Föli’s bus number 100 goes to the Turku Fair Center. The bus line starts from the Market place stop T87 and returns to stop T2.

The bus schedule is planned separately for each fair and HK Areena event and published on the bus line 100 timetable page. Bus line 100 route:

CITY CENTER T87 – Linnankatu – Koulukatu – Ratapihankatu – Tukholmankatu – Ruissalontie – Vaasantie – Pansiontie – Länsikaari – Messukatu – Kirjaltajankatu – FAIR CENTER/Gatorade Center
(Please note that the line 100 does not go via railway station)

FAIR CENTER/Gatorade CenterKirjaltajankatuMessukatuLänsikaariPansiontieVaasantieRuissalontiePansiontieRatapihankatu (Railway station) –  Humalistonkatu – Eerikinkatu – Aurakatu – T2.

Other bus connections to the area: buses 32 and 99 to the Fair and Congress Centre. For more information, visit

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