DEISA Training Session Espoo, May 30 - June 1, 2007
CSC - the Finnish IT center for scienceCSC - the Finnish IT center for science is located in Keilaniemi, Espoo, 10 km west of the Helsinki City Center.
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CSC - Scientific Computing Ltd
Life Science Center
Telephone: +358 (0) 9 457 2001http://www.csc.fi
On the map: Google map, Helsinki map, CSC map
How to get around in Finland, Helsinki and EspooBy air
Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport, located about 20 km from Keilaniemi, Espoo, is easily reachable from the main European cities. The average driving time between the airport and Espoo is 30 minutes. Finnair city buses run between the airport and the city center every 20 minutes.
A taxi journey from the airport to Keilaniemi, Espoo or to the center of Helsinki takes nearly half an hour and costs about 30 euros. Taxis accept cash, bank cards and the most common credit cards. At the airport, taxi stations are right outside the Arrivals Halls of the domestic and international terminals. Service desks for the taxi operators can be found in Arrivals Halls 1 and 2.
There are regular ship lines to Helsinki from Stockholm, Sweden, from Tallinn, Estonia and to Hanko (130 km west from Helsinki) from Rostock, Germany.
Public transportation in the Helsinki and Espoo area
The easiest way to keep you on the map and find the fastest route from A to B is to click on the website of YTV
(the official administrative organ on public transportation).
CSC can be reached from the Helsinki city center by buses departing from the main bus station (Kamppi). With buses number 102 and 103 the journey takes about 15 minutes. The price of a ticket including free transfer between lines within 80 minutes is 3,60 euros. A regional tourist ticket for one day costs 10 euros and for three days 20 euros.
You can also take a taxi from the Helsinki city center (driving time about 15 minutes, cost approximately 20 euros).
WeatherYou can check the local weather forecast through the Finnish Meteorological Institute at:
Some useful links
- Helsinki - Vantaa Airport
- Taxi operators at the Helsinki - Vantaa Airport
- Schedule for Finnair Citybus (Helsinki - Vantaa Airport)
- Public transport in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
- Maps and traffic