Practical information


Accommodation, travelling in Helsinki ja lunch are not included in the Sibelius Summer Academy course participation fees. Please find information where to find accommodation, how to travel and where to eat in Helsinki!

More about Helsinki and Finland also on these websites:



There are various affordable hostels available in Helsinki City Center. The students can make bookings directly on the hostels' own websites.



Forenom Kamppi

Omena Hotels Helsinki




Eating while in Helsinki

to be updated




Public transport in Helsinki

The Sibelius Academy venues are well situated near the Helsinki main railway and subway stations and the Kamppi bus terminal. There are also several tram lines passing conveniently the venues. 

Helsinki has a well working public transport system (HSL) consisting of bus, tram, metro, local railway and ferry services. More about getting around in Helsinki also at