Campus maps, addresses and opening hours in Otaniemi

Welcome to Aalto University's campus! Otaniemi creates a meeting place for the university, its partners and residents of the region. Here you will also find the map, the restaurants, the Aalto Space mobile app, access control - all practical information on one page!

You can also take a virtual campus tour.

Otaniemi is located in Espoo, about 10 kilometres from the centre of Helsinki, which can be reached by metro and bus directly to the campus, and has good public transport links from other parts of Espoo and Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Aalto University metro station is approximately 11 minutes from Kamppi station (Helsinki).

There might be detours in the centre of Otaniemi due to construction work.

Campus in Otaniemi is in zone B. Tickets can be bought from some bus and tram stops, metro stations or HSL's application.

Metro (Aalto-yliopisto, Aalto University)

The journey from Kamppi to Aalto University in Otaniemi takes 11 minutes.

There are two exits from the Aalto University metro station, Otaniementie and Tietotie. Via Otaniementie, you can access the Main Building Dipoli, Väre, School of Business, the Undergraduate Centre and the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. Via Tietotie, you can easily reach Micronova, the Computer Science Building and the Open Innovation House.

The Metro line's end station in the west is Tapiola or Matinkylä (Espoo), and in the east Vuosaari or Mellunmäki (Helsinki). The Metro runs every 2.5 minutes at Aalto University station during the rush hour, and every 4–5 minutes at other times. 

By bus and light rail

Besides the Metro, there are some bus lines serving Otaniemi: 52, 111, 550, 510 and 555. All these stop by the Aalto University Metro station, entrance A (Otaniementie). Outside the Metro operating hours bus 108N runs to Otaniemi.

Single metro or bus tickets can be bought in advance at the ticket machines or from the HSL mobile application. The same ticket is valid on buses and the metro.

Light rail line 15 will start operating on 21 October 2023. The line has three stops in Otaniemi; Otaranta, Aalto University metro station and Maari.


There are several construction sites underway on campus, which is why some of the parking spaces are not available. Still parking is available near several campus buildings and along roadsides. The parking areas and construction sites on the campus are marked in the campus map. Some parking areas require a university permit or other permit, some a parking disc or parking fee. There are also several parking areas with an electric car charging stations.

By plane

  • Otaniemi is approximately 22 km away from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport.
  • Taxi fare is around 40 euros (travel time about 30 minutes).
  • Public transport from the airport takes about an hour: either the train or bus the Helsinki Central Railway station and metro to Aalto University, the train to Huopalahti and change to bus 550

Helsinki Regional Transport HSL (
Helsinki region service map (

Driving and parking at Otaniemi

Virtual Campus Experience

Explore Aalto University’s campus from anywhere in the world! Our digital guides, an Aalto University student and an assistant professor, introduce you to our learning facilities, laboratories, workshops, service spots and outdoor spaces. The tour can be experienced on desktop, mobile or VR headset.

Take the virtual tour
Ilmakuva kampuksesta

Opening hours of campus buildings and lobby services

Find opening hours of buildings and lobby services on Otaniemi campus and in Töölö

Find opening hours here

Aalto Space mobile application

Aalto Space allows you to book conference and group work facilities and helps you navigate the campus.

Read more and download to your phone
Aalto Space applikaatio Kuva: Hannes Huotari
Lobby Services
Access rights, access tokens and key control on Otaniemi campus
Campus bikes and cycling

Buildings in Otaniemi

See the exceptional opening hours on the page for each building.


Otakaari 24

Dipoli julkisivu Käpy-teos Kuva: Markus Sommers / Aalto-yliopisto

A Blanc

Otakaari 27

Ostoskesus A Blanc edestä

A Bloc

Otaniementie 12

A Bloc lehmuskuja kampuskortteli Kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto

A Grid

Otakaari 5
Open for members 24/7.

A Grid


Konemiehentie 4

Konemiehentie 4

School of Business

Ekonominaukio 1

Kauppakorkeakoulu, jonka edustalla istuu neljä opiskelijaa. Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto

Kemistintie 1

Kemistintie 1

Kemistintie 1 (pienempi). Kuva/Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Learning Centre

Otaniementie 9

Harald Herlin Learning Centre offers you library services and facilities for studying working.

Photo from the K-floor of the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, students working at desks.

Maari building

Sähkömiehentie 5


Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8

Magnet house

Otakaari 5 I



Tietotie 3

Micronova cleanroom kuva: Aino Huovio

Metallimiehenkuja 4

Architecture workshop

Metallimiehenkuja 4

Nanotalo building

Puumiehenkuja 2

Nanotalo. Puumiehenkuja 2. Kuva / Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Health Technology House

Otakaari 3 & Rakentajanaukio 2

Otakaari 3. Aalto University Campus and Real Estate.


Otaranta 6


Otakaari 4

Mechanical engineering 1, K1

Konetekniikka 1, Otakaari 4

Otakaari 7

Aalto Studios

Aalto Studios at Aalto University weaves together the players of the creative economy: designers, filmmakers, youtubers, game developers, performing artists, educators, angel investors, public-sector operators and more… in Finland, Scandinavia, Europe and beyond.

Puumiehenkuja 3

Mechanical engineering 2, K2

Puumiehenkuja 3. Konetekniikka 2. Aalto University Campus and Real Estate

Puumiehenkuja 5

Mechanical engineering 3, K3

Illustration image of Aalto Works block K3 building facade on a sunny day

Rakentajanaukio 4

Construction engineering, ACRE

Rakentajanaukio 4


Konemiehentie 1

Saha Konemiehentie 1 KY Festival Hall Kuva / Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Sähkömiehentie 4

Mechanical engineering 4, K4


Tietotie 1 C

Aalto Ice Tank, Water and Environmental Engineering

Research machine surfing on the ice at the Aalto Ice Tank.

Tietotie 1 E

Water Building


Vuorimiehentie 1

Aalto Bioproduct Centre

Vuorimiehentie 1

Vuorimiehentie 2

Circular Raw Materials Hub, Space 21

Vuorimiehentie 2


Otaniementie 14
School of Arts, Design and Architecture

School of Arts, Design and Architecture by Sari Dhima

Buildings in Töölö, Mikkeli and Metsähovi

Aalto University Töölö

Address: Runeberginkatu 14-16

Aalto Töölö julkisivu Kuva: Terhi Ollikainen

Metsähovi Radio Observatory

Metsähovi Radio Observatory is the only astronomical radio observatory in Finland.
Address: Metsähovintie 114, Kylmälä

Metsähovi observatory area gate


Lönnrotinkatu 5, Mikkeli

Mikkeli campus
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