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Maarintie 6 (called previously Otaniementie 19B)
02150 Espoo



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Directions to the Co-location Centre


By metro 12 minutes from Helsinki City Centre (Central Railway Station - end station for the train or bus from the Helsinki Airport).

The nearest metro station to our CLC is Aalto University from where there is just a 5-minute walk to our CLC.   When coming from Helsinki City Center buy a Region-2-zone ticket. 


Helsinki Airport (airport information) is located about 20 kilometres from Espoo and it takes about 30 minutes to reach our co-location center by car.

The airport is just north of Ring III (Kehä III). Get onto Ring III and use one of the radial routes to get to Ring I. Otaniemi campus is situated at the western end of Ring I. By taxi: about 35 mins and 40€ (50$)


If you are coming to our co-location centre by bus or train, you need to first take a train or bus from the Helsinki Airport to Helsinki Central Railway Station:

  • The Finnair City Bus and Helsinki bus Line 615: Both operate between Helsinki Airport and Helsinki Railway Station.
  • Helsinki Airport train: there is train connection between the Helsinki Airport and Helsinki Central Railway Station. From the Central Railway Station is a 12 minute metro ride to the station nearest to our Co-location Center. Step out at the Aalto University station. Buy a Region-2-zone ticket.

The Central Bus Station is located in the centre of Helsinki in Kamppi (5-minute walk from the Railway Station) with frequent connections to Espoo. The timetables are available in the HSL Journey Planner. The bus stop for our co-location centre is called "Konemies".


The closest hotel is the Radisson Blu Hotel, Espoo at the Otaniemi campus, about a 15 minutes walk from the School of Science and Technology. Radisson has a pleasant location by the sea and good view.

Another possibility is Glo Hotel Sello. The Glo Hotel Sello is located in Leppävaara, a 10 mins car ride from the CLC. It is located next to a big shopping mall.

Downtown Helsinki has plenty of hotels to choose from. Downtown is a 15-20 mins taxi ride away, one can also take a direct bus from the Kamppi shopping center. Useful information on the city can be found at the Helsinki tourist website.


In the Otaniemi campus area there is one restaurant open in the evenings at the Radisson Blue hotel. Some restaurants can be found in Tapiola (3kms from Otaniemi). In the city center of Helsinki there are hundreds of restaurants to choose from, check Tripadvisor.


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