Transportation & Accommodation


Travel Information

The conference takes place in the Finnish Archipelago, just a stone's throw away from the Archipelago National Park, in south-west Finland. The conference venue is Korpoström on the southwest shore of the island Korpo, one of the large islands connected to mainland Finland by bridges and free ferries. The area consists of more than 20.000 islands and skerries, and is the largest archipelago area in the world.

Official languages in Finland are Finnish and Swedish, with Swedish being the majority language in the archipelago area. English is also widely spoken.

Local currency: European Euro ( € )

Country dialing code: 00358 or +358

Emergency number: 112

More about the Finnish archipelago you can read here: 



By air to Turku:

  • It`s fast and easy to fly from compact sized Turku (TKU) airport, which is located 8 km or 25 min public bus ride away from Turku city center. You can fly directly from Stockholm, Riga, Gdansk and Rome, or pick a convenient connection with SAS via their Stockholm hub or with airBaltic via their Riga hub. Flight times to most Western European capitals take ca. 4 hours including the stopover.

By air to Helsinki (HKI)

  • More flight connections all around the world are available from Helsinki-Vantaa airport, located  ca. 3,5 hours by bus connections from the conference venue at Korpoström.

We recommend renting a car from the airport, as it is the most flexible way to move in the archipelago area. Ferries between islands on the way to Korpoström are free and run frequently during summer.


From Helsinki airport to Korpoström:

  • Travel time from airport to Korpoström by car is approx. 3,5 h (240 km). Helsinki Airport has several car rental companies. See rental options and opening hours from here: Car rental / Finavia

From Turku airport to Korpoström

  • Travel time from airport to Korpoström by car is approx. 2 h (94 km). Several car rental companies are located at the airport. Turku Airport is a smaller airport, so some of them are open only by prior reservation, so make sure to check the opening hours and other information directly in the car rental companies’ websites. Car rental companies in Turku Airport include Avis, Budget, EuropCar, Hertz and Sixt.


You can travel from Helsinki and Turku airports to Korpoström also by bus. Both options travel via Turku city center. You need to change bus in central bus station in Turku to travel to conference venue in Korpoström and islands of Nauvo and Korppoo. 


From Helsinki airport to Turku bus station:

  • Travel time is approx. 2-3 h. Timetables for summer will be updated in April-May. Check timetables and buy tickets from here: Bus company Matkahuolto

From Turku to Turku bus station:

  • Bus line 1 serves the connection between the airport and the Turku city centre. It is operated by local bus company Föli and the travel time is approx. 30 minutes. You can buy ticket from the bus with contactless payment or cash. Check timetables and see more information from here: Bus company Föli

From Turku Bus station to Korpoström:

  • Almost there! Bus lines 901-904M operate between Turku bus station and the archipelago. Line 902 is the only bus that drives all the way to Korpoström and it runs five times a day. Travel time is approx. 2,5 h. Timetables for the summer will be published in May. You can buy tickets with card or cash from the bus. See simplified bus timetable from Turku to Korpoström below. You can find detailed route map, bus stops along the way and the timetables from here: Achipelago Bus


Busline 902 902 902 902 902 902
Turku 06:40 09:10 11:10 12:55 15:10 18:10
Korpoström 09:05 11:35 13:35 15:30 17:35 20:35


BY Train

Train tracks between Helsinki-Turku railway stations are being renovated during our conference, but the railway company will offer bus services to replace trains. Timetables will be published in May-June. See more information from their website here: Train company VR

Accommodation places

There are many hotels, guest houses and other accommodation places around the archipelago. Below you’ll find different hotels and other accommodations you can choose based on your needs.

The conference venue is ———————–.

Location: Korpo, Korpoström, Nagu and Pargas, Archipelago City of Pargas, Finland