Travel and Accommodation
Tampere-Pirkkala airport is about 17 km south-west of
the Tampere city centre. Airlines operating in Tampere include
Ryanair and Airbaltic.
Bus from the airport to city centre takes about 40 minutes
and costs about 4 € / person. Airport Taxis are on stand-by
for plane arrivals and carry passengers to and from Tampere
city. Fare for Airport Taxis is 17 €/person. Normal taxi to
Tampere city costs about 35 €. The railway station in Tampere
is located in the city centre. For train connections to Tampere
check VR Railways
Tampere is also easily accessible by
bus from Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport. Express
buses leave from in front of both terminals 23 hours a day
and reach the coach station in Tampere city center approximately
in 2.5 hours. One way ticket costs 23,60 € and return
44,30 €. Tickets are bought from the driver. For more
information, please see the
Paunu website (pdf)
Accommodation to all Globelics Academy
participants will be provided at the Hotel Scandic Tampere Station (Ratapihankatu 37, 33100 Tampere) from May 20th to May 31st. 2013. (Arrival/departure days can be negotiated).
The accommodation is in double rooms with Internet connection
and within walking distance of approximately 10 minutes to
the University of Tampere (Pinni B Building) as well as the
coach station and practically across the street from the railway
station in Tampere. Please see Venue
for maps and more information about the locations.
Further information is also available
at the http://www.visittampere.fi/ website.
If there is any other information you
would like to know about, you may also contact us by e-mail: