Town of Mikkeli, travelling and accommodation
The seminar town Mikkeli is a small and cosy town in the Eeastern Finland, with easy connections to capital city Helsinki. The distance between Helsinki and Mikkeli is 228 km and it takes 2,5 hours by train or 3 hours by car. The railway station and the bus station are situated in Mikkeli travel centre, in the centre of the town of Mikkeli, next to hotels.
Seminar venue Kyyhkylä Manor is an enchanting Manor and spa surrounded by lake Saimaa, fields and forests. The seminar venue is only half an hours drive from Mikkeli town center. Transportations to conference venue Kyyhkylä Manor and back to the hotel Cumulus is included in the seminar fee.
For the town of Mikkeli and the surrounding areas, please see the visitmikkeli.fi.
Travelling to Mikkeli
If you fly to Finland Helsinki-Vantaa Airport we recommend you to catch an airport bus to Tikkurila railway station (takes half an hour and costs few euros) and travel from Tikkurila further on to Mikkeli by train.
Please find the complete train and bus timetables and by your tickets:
Examples of the train schedules are listed below.
Trains from Helsinki to Mikkeli
Timetables are valid until 25th of October 2014. In order to book you tickets see the official websites of VR or Matkahuolto.
|Departure from Helsinki||Tikkurila¹||Arrival
|8:12||8:28||10:55||02:43||InterCity train 71||Kajaani|
|11:12||11:28||13:55||02:43||InterCity train 73||Kuopio|
InterCity train 707
|16:12||16:28||18:55||02:43||InterCity train 77||Kajaani|
|17:12²||17:28||19:53||02:41||InterCity train 111
InterCity train 709
² Train transfer in Kouvola
Trains from Mikkeli to Helsinki
Timetables valid until 25th of October 2014. In order to book you tickets see the official websites.
|Departure from Mikkeli||Tikkurila¹||Arrival in Helsinki||Duration||Train||Destination|
|10:03||12:32||12:48||02:45||InterCity train 74||Helsinki|
|13:02||15:32||15:48||02:46||InterCity train 68||Helsinki|
|16:04²||18:32||18:48||02:44||InterCity train 706
InterCity train 114
|18:07||20:32||20:48||02:41||InterCity train 66||Helsinki|
|19:01||21:32||21:48||02:47||InterCity train 78||Helsinki|
² Train transfer in Kouvola
Seminar participants are offered accommocation with a special seminar price at two hotels: hotel Cumulus Mikkeli, in the centre of the town of Mikkeli, and 20 rooms quota at the Kyyhkylä Manor on the seminar venue Kyyhkylä. Speakers of the seminar are accommodated in the Kyyhkylä Manor.
Please notice that each participant will take care of their own hotel reservations. Participants are advised to book as early as possible as there are only a limited number of rooms available at the special rate.
Hotel Cumulus: Hotel room prices for seminar participants are EUR 97/single room and EUR 115/double standard room. Buffet breakfast and sauna is included in the price. You can pay your accommodation on the day of your departure.
Special seminar price applies only for those, who make their reservation directly through the hotel by email: mikkeli.cumulus (a) restel.fi or by phone: tel. +358 15 20511. Remember to give the seminar code “SSOF 2014”. Hotel room quota with a special rate is available until the 15th of October 2014.
Hotel Kyyhkylä: Hotel room prices for seminar participants are EUR 80/single room and EUR 100/double standard room. If double standard room is booked by a single person, the whole room price will be charged. Buffet breakfast is included in the room price.
Book your room directly from the hotel by phone: + 358 440 203 320 or b e-mail: myyntipalvelu (a kyyhkyla.fi or sales (a) kyyhkyla.fi. Remember to give the seminar code “Scientific Seminar”. Hotel room quota with a special rate is available until the 20th of October 2014.
Room cancellation policy
If you need to cancel or modify your reservation, please contact the hotel directly. There is the cancellation and refund policy given in the hotel information on the hotel websites.
Transportation from the hotel Cumulus to the seminar venue Kyyhkylä Manor
Bus transportation from the hotel Cumulus to the seminar venue Kyyhkylä Manor is offered to seminar participants each day of the seminar. On the arrival day November the 5th the bus will pick up the seminar participants from the hotel for the excursion and bring them back to the hotel Cumulus and Kyyhkylä Manor after the dinner. On 6th-7th November bus will take participants after the breakfast from the hotel to the seminar venue Kyyhkylä Manor and drives them back to the hotel after the programme. Seminar speakers will be accommodated on seminar site in Kyyhkylä Manor.