The on-site venue Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki is located in the bustling IT and campus area in Kupittaa. It’s only a few minute walk from the Kupittaa railway station, and frequent buses from the city center and main railway station mean easy access with public transportation. Unfortunately, there is little to no room for personal parking in the area. Here are instructions on how to best reach the venue.
Address: Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki, Lemminkäisenkatu 12b, 20520 Turku
Depending on where you depart, you may be able to fly directly to Turku. If you land in Turku, there are frequent buses that can take you to the city center. Of course, you can always use a taxi to get right to the Visitor and Innovation centre Joki.
If you land in Helsinki-Vantaa, it is easy to get either a bus from the airport, or a train via Helsinki to Turku. Note that there are no direct trains between the Helsinki-Vantaa airport and Turku.
There are two railway stations in Turku. All trains head to the main railway station, but if you’re coming from Helsinki (or the direction of) you’ll want to get off at Kupittaa station, as that is only a couple minutes’ walk away from the Visitor and Innovation centre Joki.
If you’re coming from elsewhere in Finland, e.g. via Tampere, you’ll arrive at the main railway station. From there you can catch a bus or a taxi.
If you’re coming to Turku by bus, you’ll arrive at the Turku bus station, near the city center. From there, you can continue by taxi or by local bus, or even on foot.
The public transportation of Turku is called Föli. You can download their phone application, via which you can purchase tickets and see schedules and routes to your desired destination.
While it’s possible to purchase tickets on the bus, it is recommended to get tickets on the application or at their customer service location (at Aurakatu 8). One ticket costs 3€ and is valid for 2h. You can also get 24h or 48h tickets, if you plan to take the bus multiple times during your stay.
Due to Covid-19, passengers are asked to wear a face mask.
Here are the most frequent and clear options. We recommend checking the Föli website or app for the best option from your location.
Buses from the Turku airport to city center:
Bus number 1 every 15 minutes
Buses from the main railway station to Joki:
32 and 42 every 10 minutes (towards Varissuo, via city center)
Buses from the Turku bus station to Joki:
60 every 30 minutes (towards Vaala, via city center)
Buses from the main marketplace in city center to Joki:
32 and 42 every 10 minutes
Map of bus stops near the Visitor and Innovation centre Joki
You’ll access the virtual venue on a downloadable software. We’ll grant you access to these webstival premises using the e-mail address you’ve given upon registration.
For a stable experience, we recommend that you use a cable internet connection. If you are using a laptop, remember to have a charging cable at hand. A good headset with a microphone is recommended.