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. 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.
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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). Bus 108N to Otaniemi operates outside the metro operating hours. Light rail line 15 has three stops in Otaniemi: Otaranta, Aalto University metro station and Maari.

Single metro, light rail, tram 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.

Airport connection

  • 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 light rail line 15

Helsinki Regional Transport HSL (hsl.fi)
Helsinki region service map (hel.fi)

Parking

Parking is available near most Otaniemi campus' buildings and along some of the streets. The parking areas and construction sites on the campus are marked in the campus map. Most parking areas require a university permit or other permit, some a parking disc or parking fee. All parking fees will be managed through EasyPark and Parkman. There are also several parking areas with an electric car charging stations, and a multi-storey carpark Otaparkki. More information from Driving and parking at Otaniemi page.

Driving and parking at Otaniemi

Virtual Campus Experience

Explore Aalto University’s campus from anywhere in the world! Our digital guides introduce you to our learning facilities, laboratories, workshops, service spots and outdoor spaces. Experience the tour on desktop, mobile or with VR headset.

Take the virtual tour
An aerial photo of the Aalto University campus at sunset.

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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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.

Dipoli

Otakaari 24

Kuva Dipolin julkisivusta ja Käpy-veistoksesta.

A Blanc

Otakaari 27

Ostoskesus A Blanc edestä

A Bloc

Otaniementie 12

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

Startup Hub A Grid

Otakaari 5
Open for members 24/7

A Grid

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

Kide

Konemiehentie 1

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Learning Centre

Welcome! We offer you excellent library services, expert services and study and work spaces.

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

Maari building

Sähkömiehentie 5

Maarintalo

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8

Magnet house

Otakaari 5 I

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Micronova

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.

Otahalli

Otaranta 6

Otahalli

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.

Otaparkki

The new campus parking building, Otaparkki, will be open to all campus users and visitors on January 1, 2024

Otaparkki

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

Saha

Konemiehentie 3

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

Sähkömiehentie 4

Mechanical engineering 4, K4

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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

Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems

Vuorimiehentie 1

Vuorimiehentie 2

Circular Raw Materials Hub, Space 21

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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