FERA conference 2017 is organized at the University of Lapland main building (Yliopistonkatu 8). You will find the Rovaniemi map with event locations here. The event does not include any organized bus transfers.
Unversity of Lapland is located about two kilometres from the city centre and the hotels (20 - 30 min by foot). Local bus #4 drives between city centre and university every 30 minutes. In the city centre the bus stops are on Ruokasenkatu. At the university the bus stops are near the main entrance (please check the event map). Bus timetable is available online.
Getting to Rovaniemi
It is very easy to get to Rovaniemi. There are frequent direct flights from all over Europe to Helsinki, and also easy connections from major cities on the other continents. Helsinki airport has regularly been voted as one of the best in the world. There are several daily flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland. By air it takes only about one hour from Helsinki to Rovaniemi.
You can also travel from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by train and see how the nature changes from south to north. Overnight trains with sleeping cabins offer a comfortable way of traveling at night. From Helsinki to Rovaniemi it takes about 12–13 hours.
From the Rovaniemi airport and railway station to the city centre
Airport Express – bus from Airport to the city centre and back – drives to all the centre hotels as well as the bus station, ca. 15 minutes, price 7 €/person. Airport Express departs from the airport after every flight arrival. At departure, check your hotel reception about the pickup time from your hotel back to the airport. For further information call +358 (0)16 362 222.
Airport Taxi: Cars available at the airport when flights arrive. Airport
Taxi transports in the city area and surroundings. Price 10-12 € /
person, takes more than one customer at the same time (car pool). For
further information call +358 (0)16 – 362 222.
Normal Taxi: Price from the airport to the city centre ca.20 - 25 €. Tel. +358 (0)200 88 000.
Welcome to Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi Tourist Information
University of Lapland
PP Box 122, 96101 Rovaniemi
Tel. +358 (0)40 484 4462 and +358 (0)40 721 8260