Campus

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. You can also take a virtual campus tour.
Aalto-yliopisto Otaniemi kampuskartta 02/2019

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. 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)

There are two exits from the 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. The journey from Kamppi to Aalto University in Otaniemi takes 11 minutes.

By bus

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.

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 (hsl.fi)
Helsinki region service map (hel.fi)

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

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

Libraries and learning spaces

Libraries and a variety of self-study spaces offer students places for learning and group work around Otaniemi and other Aalto University sites.

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Opiskelijoita työskentelemässä katosta roikkuvissa pallotuoleissa Harald Herlin -oppimiskeluksen Makerspacessa
Lobby Services
Access rights, access tokens and key control on Otaniemi campus
Building code

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
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Buildings in Otaniemi

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

Dipoli

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

Design Factory

Betonimiehenkuja 5

Aalto Design Factory Betonimiehenkuja 5 Kuva / Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Espilä

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

Maari building

Sähkömiehentie 3

Maarintalo

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8

Magnetic building

Otakaari 5 I

magneettitalo

Micronova

Tietotie 3

Micronova cleanroom kuva: Aino Huovio

Valimo

Metallimiehenkuja 2

Aalto University flags. Photo: 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.

Otahalli

Otaranta 6

Otahalli

Otakaari 4

Mechanical engineering 1, K1.
Address: Otakaari 4.

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

Puumiehenkuja 5

Rakentajanaukio 4

Construction engineering, R Building

Rakentajanaukio 4

Saha

Konemiehentie 1

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

Sähkömiehentie 4

Mechanical engineering 4, K4

Sähkömiehentie 4 Aalto University Campus and Real Estate

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

Vesihuoltotekniikka

Vuorimiehentie 1

Aalto Bioproduct Centre

Vuorimiehentie 1

Vuorimiehentie 2

Circular Raw Materials Hub

Vuorimiehentie 2

Väre

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

Mikkeli

Lönnrotinkatu 5, Mikkeli

Mikkeli campus
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