Accommodations and Travel

It is recommended that delegates arrive in Helsinki either Tuesday 26 November or Wednesday 27 November early morning.

The Symposium programme runs from Wednesday 27 November noon time to Friday 29 November late afternoon.

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Scandic Paasi Hotel
All Standard Rooms have been booked already; Superior, Superioe Extra and Suite Rooms are still available. Please use the website to see the rates.

Hotel Scandic Paasi is located next to the Paasitorni Congress Centre, venue of the Leadership Sympoisum, therefore the most convenient accommodation for delegates. Hotel Scandic Paasi is situated by the sea in central Helsinki and has excellent transport links to Helsinki airport and other city areas.


Other Hotels at Walking Distance:

Hilton Helsinki Strand
Single for 136,20€ per night
Double for 156,20€ per night

Reservation/Booking Code: G1PAAA  (to be included in the Promotion/Offer code box)

Deadline: 12 November 2013

Cumulus Hakaniemi
Standard Single or Double/Twin range from  110,98€ to 131,16€ per night

Reservations by email at or by phone at +358 9 54660100
Reservation/Booking Code:  ELIA 2013
Deadline: 12 November 2013

Travel to and from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport



From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Hotels Scandic Paasi, Hilton Helsinki Strand and Cumulus Hakaniemi, taxi costs approximately 45 €.

Airport taxi’s  (for passengers up top 8 persons to various addresses)  is a good alternative and cheaper than a normal taxi.  Both types of taxis can be catched at the airport.


There’s a local bus N. 615 from the Airport that leaves every 15 minutes from platform 2 at Terminal 1 and platform 21 at Terminal 2.

Tickets can be bought from the bus driver (4,50 € / adult).

The bus stop is next to the hotel Cumulus Hakaniemi, the departure stop is called Hakaniemi (2402).

From the bus stop 100 m to Hotel Paasi and 150 m to Hilton Helsinki Strand.


For further information about travel to and from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport click here

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