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How to get to VTT

This page details how to best reach VTT's offices and provides examples of  accommodation nearby.

Espoo

Espoo

P.O. Box 1000, 02044 VTT

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How to reach Espoo and accommodation 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:

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: reservations.finland@radissonblu.com).
  • Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden is located in the nearby Tapiola area is one metro stop away and can also be reached by walking. (Email: tapiolagarden.espoo@sokoshotels.fi).
  • Hotel Scandic Simonkenttä in Helsinki centre (11-12 min metro ride):  is located near the shopping centre and bus station Kamppi. (Email: simonkentta@scandichotels.com)

Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä

P.O. Box 1603, 40101 JYVÄSKYLÄ

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How to reach Jyväskylä and accommodation nearby

​VTT Jyväskylä is situated appr. 270 km from Helsinki. Jyväskylä airport is located in Tikkakoski about 23 km from Jyväskylä city centre.
 

Transport connections from the airport to Jyväskylä centre

  • Taxi (appr. 20 min., price appr. 35 €)
  • No airport taxi, but there are taxis waiting in front of the airport when flights arrive. You can book a taxi in advance from Jytaksi.
  • There is no bus service between Jyväskylä city center and the airport.
     

Transport connections from Jyväskylä airport to VTT Jyväskylä

  • Taxi (appr. 25 min., price appr. 40 €)
     

Transport connections from Jyväskylä city centre to VTT Jyväskylä

  • Taxi (appr. 10 min., price appr. 10 €)
  • Bus lines 1, 2 and 3 from the city centre to VTT (bus stop on Vaajakoskentie). Please check timetables, routes and journey planner at Digitransit
     

Parking

  • Our Jyväskylä premises offer lots of parking spaces, feel free to park in any parking space that is not taken.
     

Hotels in Jyväskylä, e.g.:

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Driving instructions for trucks over 3.5m in height:

Yli 3,5 m korkean ajoneuvon ajo-ohjeet.

Kajaani

Kajaani (VTT, MIKES Metrology)
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How to reach Kajaani and accommodation nearby

VTT Kajaani is situated appr. 560 km from Helsinki. Kajaani airport is located appr. 10 km (10 min.) from VTT Kajaani. 
 

Transport connections from Kajaani airport to Kajaani centre

  • Taxi (appr. 20 min., price appr. 30 €)
  • Airbus (appr. 30 min., price appr. 5,50 €) 
  • Bus no 4 (price: appr. 4 € in cash only)
     

Transport connections from Kajaani airport to VTT Kajaani

  • Taxi (appr. 15 min., price appr. 25 €, orders in advance)
     

Transport connections from Kajaani centre to VTT Kajaani

  • Taxi (appr. 5 min., price appr. 15 €)
  • Bus line 7 (price: appr. 4 € in cash only) runs from the centre closer to VTT Kajaani (leave the bus at a bus stop in the junction of Makkolankatu street and Kopsankatu street, and walk appr. 400 m to VTT on Tehdaskatu street). Please check all timetables and routes
     

Taxi orders

  • Taxi services can be ordered through taxi companies’ own order channels. In Kajaani: e.g. Taksi Kajaani.
  • You can order a taxi in advance and check the rates before the journey begins. It’s also possible to order a taxi for instance with the free Valopilkku app.

Parking and arriving to VTT Kajaani

  • VTT Kajaani is located on Renforsin Ranta business area (see the map). It is possible to access the area by car or on foot by registering at the info point in Portti building no 15 for guest tags and instructions for moving around the area.
  • Due to area survellaince, please contact Petri Koponen petri.koponen@vtt.fi  before arrival. Guests arriving unannounced should contact the info point at the Portti building no 15 (see the map) for further instructions.
  • There’s free parking in front of VTT and as marked on the map (P1 and P2).
  • You can move around the business area if you have a guest tag.
     

Hotels in Kajaani:

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Kuopio

Kuopio

P.O. Box 1199, 70211 KUOPIO

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How to reach Kuopio and accommodation nearby

VTT Kuopio is situated appr. 400 km from Helsinki (Technopolis workspaces, building M/MicroTower). Kuopio airport is located appr. 20 km (20 min.) from VTT Kuopio.
 

Transport connections from Kuopio airport to Kuopio centre

  • Taxi (appr. 20 min., price appr. 35 €)
  • Bus no 40 (price: appr. 6 € in cash only)
     

Transport connections from Kuopio airport to VTT Kuopio

  • Taxi (appr. 20 min., price appr. 35 €)
  • Bus no 40 (last stop at Technopolis/Microkatu 1 A, price: appr. 6 € in cash only)

Transport connections from Kuopio centre to VTT Kuopio

Taxi orders

  • Taxi services can be ordered through taxi companies’ own order channels. In Kuopio, e.g. from these service providers: Kuopion Taksiykköset, VieVie
  • You can order a taxi in advance and check the rates before the journey begins. It’s also possible to order a taxi for instance with the free Valopilkku app.
     

Parking at Technopolis area

  • There’s free parking in front of building M for VTT’s guests. For this, please request for an electronic key tag from your host in advance. Otherwise, parking is subject to a charge.
     

Hotels in Kuopio:

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Tampere

Tampere

P.O. Box 1300, 33101 TAMPERE

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How to reach Tampere and accommodation nearby

​VTT Tampere is situated about 180 km from Helsinki.

Transport connections from Helsinki to Tampere

  • Less than two hours by train (VR timetable), train tickets 25-30 € (single) or by car from Helsinki (~180 km)
  • Accessible by air (connections via Helsinki and Stockholm by Finnair, SAS or Norwegian) to Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP).
  • Express bus from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Tampere (2 hours 30 minutes), price 27-32 €. Matkahuolto, Paunu
     

Transport connections from Tampere - Pirkkala airport to Tampere city centre 17 km

  • Bus line no 1A (frequency 1-2 per hour, bus stop number 7035)
  • Taxi (booking can be done in advance or from airport) ~ 40 € (depending on amount of travellers and number of passengers, advance booking costs some extra)
  • Airport taxi (booking needed in advance) – fixed price 19 € per person (2018), From Airport to Hervanta 23 km
  • Taxi (booking preferably in advance) ~ 50 €
     

Transport connections from Tampere city centre to VTT, Hervanta 12 km

  • Taxi: VTT’s street address: Visiokatu 4 (FARMI building), appr. 20 min, price appr. 35 €.
  • Phone 0100 4131 Taksi Tampere
  • Bus lines 6 and 20 from the city centre to VTT (bus stop on Hermiankatu 20) walk 90 metres to FARMI building. Please check timetables, routes and journey planner.

Taxi orders

  • Taxi services can be ordered through taxi companies’ own order channels.
  • In Tampere, e.g. Taksi Tampere, phone 0100 4131. Laatutaksi Jokinen Oy, phone 044 744 6400.
  • It’s also possible to order a taxi for instance with the free Valoilkku app.
     

Guest parking at Hermia FARMI area, Hervanta

  • There is free parking in front of FARMI building for VTT’s quests. Please inform your vehicle’s register number upon arrival to the Farmi’s reception.
     

Other

List of hotels in Tampere:

Oulu

Oulu

P.O. Box 1100, 90571 OULU

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How to reach Oulu and accommodation nearby

​VTT Oulu is situated about 600 km from Helsinki. Oulu airport is located in Oulunsalo, about 15 kilometres south-west of Oulu city center.
 

Transport connections from Oulu airport to Oulu centre

  • Getting from the Oulu airport to Oulu centre and your hotel is best accomplished by taxi. The trip from the airport takes about 20 minutes and the fee is around 25 €. 
  • Bus number 8 (Lentoasemalta keskustaan/Teknologiakylään) travels two times per hour and it takes about 30 minutes to Oulu centre. The fee is 5,80 €. Get off at bus stop Toripakka P.
     

Transport connections from Oulu airport to VTT Oulu

  • Taxi to VTT Oulu takes about 25 minutes and the fee is around 40 €.
  • Bus number 8 (Lentoasemalta keskustaan/Teknologiakylään) travels two times per hour and it takes about 55 minutes to Teknologiakylä. The fee is 5,80 €. Get off at bus stop Teknologiantie E, it is 400 metres from VTT.
     

Transport connections from Oulu centre to VTT Oulu

  • Taxi to VTT Oulu takes about 15 minutes and the fee is around 25 €.
  • Bus number 8 (Keskustasta Teknologiakylään) towards VTT site will depart two times per hour (bus stop Toripakka P). The bus fee is 3.30 € and the trip takes about 25 minutes. Get off at bus stop Teknologiantie E, it is 400 metres from VTT.
     

List of hotels in Oulu:

Other info about Oulu