Accommodation and travel

The following hotels in the center of Turku and close to the conference venue offer discount prices for the participants of the conference:

ORIGINAL SOKOS HOTEL HAMBURGER BÖRS (15 minutes walk to the conference venue)

Address: Kauppiaskatu 6, 20100 Turku

118 € Single room / night

128 € Double room / night

Includes a buffet breakfast and a possibility to use the guest sauna and the swimming pool. Please make the reservation by phone +35820-1234 600 or by e-mail: before 25 June and use the code UNCOMMON WORLDS.


Address: Eerikinkatu 4, 20100 Turku (10 minutes walk to the conference venue)

110 € Single room / night

130 € Double room / night

Reservations by phone 02 336 000 or by e-mail: Please make the reservation before 9 July and use the code UNCOMMON WORLDS


Turku Airport & Airlines

Turku Airport is located approx. 7 kms from the centre of Turku

Boat Traffic & Connections in the Archipelago
Silja Line 
Viking Line 

There are more flights to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport and from there it is possible to travel to Turku by bus or by train in about 2 hours.

VR, Search timetables and buy a ticket

Long-distance bus travel with Matkahuolto 

Getting around in Turku and the Turku region / Föli public transport

Bus lines & timetables 
Turku route guide


We recommend this inexpensive option of getting around the city centre!

The “Föli-fillarit” city bike-share system consists of bikes that are for public use and which can be picked up and dropped off at bike stations. It is also possible to leave the bike locked for a short time at a place other than a bike station—for example, when visiting a store