How to find us

Paasitorni is located in Siltasaari, Helsinki, right next to Hakaniemi, beside Eläintarhanlahti. The location is close to nature, yet central. Paasitorni is easily accessible, and there are ample entertainment and cultural services in the immediate vicinity, as well as a variety of accommodation options within.


Parking

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).

 

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Public transportation

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.

 

Metro, tram and bus

For an easy way to locate Paasitorni, go to:

www.reittiopas.fi

Trams 3, 6 and 9 will take you directly to Hakaniemi market square from the front of the Central Railway Station.

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.

 

Trains

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.

Timetables: www.vr.fi

 

Services for guests with reduced mobility

How to find us

Guest with reduced mobility can enter the conference centre through the inner courtyard (automated doors) between the main entrance (Paasivuorenkatu 5 A) and Hotel Scandic Paasi (5 B). If necessary, our staff will be happy to help you (Conference Services, tel. +358 9 7089 613).

Paasitorni does not have guest parking facilities of its own. For more information on the parking in the area, please refer to the parking map.

 

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Accessibility at Paasitorni

With the exception of four spaces (Kirjasto, Johtokunta, Huippu and Saunakabinetti), Paasitorni’s premises are accessible for guests with reduced mobility.

 

Lifts

The building has two lifts. Lift 1 runs between floors 1 (downstairs lobby), 2 (Restaurant Paasi), 3, 4, 5 and 6. Lift 2 runs between floors 0, 1, 1.5, 2.5 (Congress Hall) and 3.5. When you wish to move from Restaurant Paasi to Congress Hall, for instance, take lift 1 to the downstairs lobby and lift 2 from there to floor 2.5.

 

Restrooms

Paasitorni’s accessible restrooms are located on floor 0 (Sirkus), 2.5 (Congress Hall) and on floor 3..

 

Congress Hall, Siltasaari Hall and Sirkus

Congress Hall offers lecturers, panel members and other speakers and performers with reduced mobility easy access to the stage with the help of a wheelchair lift. In Siltasaari Hall and Sirkus, the stage can be accessed via a ramp.

 

Services for other guests with special needs

Congress Hall has an induction loop as a fixed feature; for other premises, it is available on order.

 

Deliveries

Any deliveries made to event organisers and exhibitors (brochures, structures, etc.) must be agreed in advance with our sales service (tel. +358 9 7089 611) or Conference Services (tel. +358 9 7089 613). Paasitorni’s storage capabilities are limited and their use must always be agreed on in advance.

Deliveries are made through the maintenance floor (-1); the entrance can be found at Säästöpankinranta 6. The dimensions of the entrance ramp are 3.7 m (height) and 3.0 m (width). Please contact our Conference Service in the downstairs lobby upon entry (tel. +358 9 7089 613). You can also borrow hand trucks from here.

Paasitorni has two lifts. Lift 1 runs between floors 1 (downstairs lobby), 2 (Restaurant Paasi), 3, 4, 5 and 6. Lift 2 runs between floors -1, 0 (Sirkus), 1.5, 2.5 (Congress Hall) and 3.5. There is no lift connection to the conference rooms Kirjasto, Johtokunta or Huippu.

Lift 1: width 110 cm, depth 140 cm, height 220 cm, door width 80 cm and height 200 cm, capacity 630 kg

Lift 2: width 110 cm, depth 210 cm, height 217 cm, door width 80 cm and height 200 cm, capacity 1,000 kg