Practical Information


The organisers have reserved rooms at Cumulus Hakaniemi and Scandic Paasi in the centre of Helsinki. Rooms must be booked directly from the hotel either by phone or by email on the basis of first come, first served.

Cumulus Hakaniemi

Please use the code "ICBL2018" when making the reservation.

• standard single room 109 €

• standard double room 114 €

The offer stands until 3.7.2018.

Booking information: Tel. +358 (0)20 055 055, email

Scandic Paasi

Please use the code "BHEL030918" when making the reservation.


• standard single room 128 €

• standard double room 148 €

The offer stands until 20.8.2018, as long as prebooked rooms are available (limited number).

Bookings at

Other hotels in the vicinity of the venue:

Hotel Arthur, 3 stars, affordable prices,

Hotel Hilton Helsinki Strand, 4 stars,


Paasitorni Congress Centre is located in Siltasaari, Helsinki, right next to Hakaniemi, beside Eläintarhanlahti. The location is close to nature, yet central.

We recommend arriving at Paasitorni by public transportation. Many bus and tram lines run through Hakaniemi, and there is a metro station as well. The Central Railway Station is roughly a kilometre away, a distance easily covered on foot or by bicycle as well. Paasitorni provides parking for bicycles on the side flanking Saariniemenkatu.


Guests arriving by car can find parking spaces in the vicinity of Paasitorni. The spaces are subject to a charge. The car park at Jaffa Station (Arena Center Hakaniemi) provides long-term parking options. You can also park your vehicle in the S-Market Hakaniemi car park (Cityparkki).

Download parking map

Metro, tram and bus

For an easy way to locate Paasitorni, go to:

Trams 3, 6 and 9 will take you to Hakaniemi market square from the front of the Central Railway Station. Trams 1 and 7B also run from the city centre to Hakaniemi.

Several buses departing from Railway Square (at the Central Railway Station, next to the Finnish National Theatre) have stops in Hakaniemi. These include bus numbers 62, 68, 71 and 75. If you arrive by metro from the city centre, get off at Hakaniemi station.


All long-distance and commuter trains arriving in Helsinki stop at the Central Railway Station. The Ring Rail Line will take you from Helsinki Airport to the city centre in about 30 minutes. The distance from the Central Railway Station to Paasitorni is short and convenient.


Paasitorni Congress Centre MapParking map for Paasitorni Congress Centre