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Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2019
together with Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Literature Society

On Time

Helsinki, August 28–30, 2019


The conference is held at Tieteiden talo (House of Sciences and Letters), located approximately 1km from Helsinki Railway Station and city center, with additional premises provided by The Finnish Literature Society (Hallituskatu 1) and the University of Helsinki.


Directions from Helsinki Airport to Helsinki city center

It takes 30 minutes by train from the airport (located in the city of Vantaa) to downtown Helsinki.
Train P from the Airport train station. Trains run from 5 am till 1 am, departures every 10 minutes between 6 am–9 pm. Train I (letter i), running opposite to P, goes also to the Central Station but takes a slightly longer route. You can buy a ticket from the vending machine at the platform.
Bus 615 departs every 20-30 minutes from the front of the arrivals terminal.

A taxi ride from the airport to downtown Helsinki costs approximately 40€.



PLEASE NOTE: the end of August is busy with events in Helsinki, and hotels are on a very high demand! For recommendations of lower-cost accommodation options, please contact the conference organizers: timeFAS2019[a]

The conference venues are within a short walking distance from the University of Helsinki city centre campus. The accommodation options listed below are all located near the campus. For more options, please take a look at MyHelsinki website.


Getting around

Public transportation routes and timetables are available at the Helsinki Region Transportation (HSL) website. Single tickets for bus, tram, metro, and train within the Helsinki region cost 3.20 euros. Please see up-to-date information on ticket fares here.

For further information about planning your trip to Helsinki, see the Coming to a Conference page by the University of Helsinki.


(Image credit: Tuomas Puikkonen, CC BY 2.0)