Welcome to Finland!

The nearest airport to the conference venue is Helsinki Airport (HEL), which is 19 kilometers from central Helsinki. A taxi from the airport to the conference venue costs approximately €60. Finland has Uber and the price from the airport to the venue ranges from €35 to €60. Note that the number of available cars is limited.

Alternatively, you can take the train to Helsinki railway station (the journey takes about 30 minutes). Tickets can be purchased from machines by the entrance of the terminals and train station (the ticket costs €4.60). Note that it is not possible to buy a ticket on the train. More info:

Clarion Hotel Helsinki in Jätkäsaari is about 2 kilometers from Helsinki railway station. Trams 6, 7 and 9 provide frequent connections between the station and the hotel. For timetables and routes within the Helsinki area see



To make your visit as convenient as possible we recommend staying right at the conference venue, Clarion Helsinki. We have booked a quota of rooms at the Clarion Hotel Helsinki from September 11 to 14. In addition, we have quotas at some nearby hotels (September 11–15) listed below.

As Helsinki hotels are in high demand in September, we strongly recommend early reservation. Guests must reserve and pays for their own accommodation and the room account is settled directly at the hotel prior to departure.

All rooms are comfortable standard category and the rates include breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi, guest sauna and VAT. We reserve the right to change the rates.

The rooms can be booked by email or online. The quotas and prices are valid until August 15. 

Please mention the allocation code when making a booking.

Hotel Room rate per night
Clarion Hotel Helsinki
Tyynenmerenkatu 2, 00220 Helsinki
tel. +358 10 850 3820

Our official conference venue. Hotel Clarion Helsinki stands out from the crowd in the urban Jätkäsaari district in Helsinki. The two window-clad towers contain 425 hotel rooms with Finnish and international design, sky bar and rooftop swimming pool.
September 11-13
Single room: 155 EUR
Double room: 170 EUR

September 13-15
Single room: 135 EUR
Double room: 155 EUR

Book through Clarion Inhouse Sales via
tel. +358 10 850 3820 for individual room reservations.
Kindly mention the allocation code Aalto University ERM2019 when making the reservation.
Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel
Ruoholahdenranta 3, 00180 Helsinki
tel. +358 20 1234 707

Stay in the vibrant harbor area of the Ruoholahti business district, just a 10-minute walk from the conference venue. Excellent transportation links.
September 11-15
Single room: 155 EUR
Double room: 175 EUR

Radisson Blu Sales
tel. +358 20 1234 600 for individual room reservations
reservation code: European Retina Meeting
Online reservations:
Reservation code: RETINA
Holiday Inn Helsinki West Ruoholahti
Sulhasenkuja 3, 00180, Helsinki
tel. +358 9 41521 000

Welcoming hotel in Helsinki's business district near the sea and with excellent transport links. 1.5 km walk to the conference venue.
September 11-15
Single room: 119 EUR
Double room: 139 EUR

Online reservations: ERM2019
Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, 00100, Helsinki
tel. +358 20 1234 608

A renovated city center hotel inspired by Finnishness on all levels. Location next to the Kamppi Shopping Centre, ideal transport links in all directions in Helsinki.
September 11-15
Single room: 145 EUR
Double room: 165 EUR

Sokos Hotel Sales
tel. +358 20 1234 600 for individual room reservations
Reservation code: European Retina Meeting

Online reservations:
Booking code: BHEL120919
Scandic Park Helsinki
Mannerheimintie 46, 00260, Helsinki
tel. +358 9 47371

A stylish renovated hotel right next to Helsinki city center and close to excellent transport connections.
September 11-15
Single room: 129 EUR
Double room: 149 EUR

Online reservations:
Booking code: BHEL120919


Other accommodation/economy accommodation options nearby the conference site:

Diana Park
Hotel Finn
Omena hotel Lönnrotinkatu