How to reach Espoo, Otaniemi and hotels nearby


​VTT is situated in Otaniemi, in the city of Espoo, about 10 km from Helsinki centre and about 25 km from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport.

Transport connections from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport:

  • Taxi to VTT Espoo (20 - 30 min and price around 50 €)
  • Airport taxi to VTT Espoo (price about 30 €); takes several passengers to the desired address and is somewhat slower (10-15 min) than the first option
  • Finnair City Bus or by train: the Ring Rail Line to Helsinki centre (price about 6,20 €). From the centre take the metro to the Aalto University station (price 5,50 € from ticket machines but ticket used on Ring Rail line is valid on the metro as well, journey lasts approx. 11-12 min), for timetables and mapping out your entire journey, see

List of Hotels close to VTT:

  • Radisson Blu Hotel Espoo (the nearest hotel, 10 min walk):  is located in the Otaniemi area near the VTT premises. (Email:
  • Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden is located in the nearby Tapiola area is one metro stop away and can also be reached by walking. (Email:
  • Hotel Scandic Simonkenttä in Helsinki centre (11-12 min metro ride):  is located near the shopping centre and bus station Kamppi. (Email:
Tel.+358 20 722 7070
Opening hours Mon - Fri 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:00, UTC +3 time zone


P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT, Finland
Tel. exchange +358 20 722 111
Opening hours Mon - Fri 8:00 - 16:30,
UTC +3 time zone

Tel. +358 20 722 7070
Opening hours Mon - Fri 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:00,
UTC +3 time zone