How to get to Mekrijärvi
You should book a connecting flight from Helsinki to Joensuu. We strongly recommend that you book the 16:05 (AY489) flight from Helsinki to Joensuu on Thursday 19 September; this flight will get you to Joensuu airport at 17:00. We will arrange a coach to take you to Mekrijärvi from Joensuu airport (about an hour's drive). Earlier flights from Helsinki to Joensuu on Thursday 19 September are also possible, later flights are not recommended. Please let the organizers know your time of arrival in Joensuu.
On Sunday 22 September the coach will take you to Joensuu airport. You should book the 17:30 flight back to Helsinki from Joensuu and plan your connections accordingly.
See http://www.finnair.fi for the Finnair timetables.
Take the 12:34 train from Helsinki to Joensuu (arr. 18:19) on Thursday 19 September. The coach to Mekrijärvi will pick you up from Joensuu railway station.
On Sunday 22 September the coach will take you to Joensuu railway station for the 14:50 train from Joensuu to Helsinki (arr. 20:26).
See http://www.vr.fi/heo/english/aika/kaukoaikajp.htm for the train timetables and prices.
Please let the organizers know your time of arrival on Thursday in Joensuu railway station.
Transportation from the Joensuu Airport and railway station on Thursday:
On Thursday 19 September, there will be a coach to pick you up from the Joensuu airport at 5 pm. The coach will also stop at Joensuu railway station to collect those of you arriving to Joensuu on the 18:19 train from Helsinki. We will arrive at Mekrijärvi research station at around 19:30.
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