Union of the Baltic Cities Commission on Environment Secretariat
Union of the Baltic Cities Commission on Environment Secretariat is located in the antique Hjelt Mansion at the Old Great Square 7 (Vanha Suurtori 7), 20500 Turku, Finland. Phone: +3582 262 3172
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The Union of the Baltic Cities Commission on Environment Secretariat is easy to reach by bus, train or taxi.
From Turku Airport
With the bus, you get to the Turku city centre. Cost 2.5 €. The journey from the airport to Market Square (Kauppatori) takes around 35 minutes. From Market Square walk along Eerikinkatu to Aninkaistenkatu. Cross the Cathedral bride (Tuomiokirkkosilta) and walk further 80 meters. On the right-hand side you will see a yellow brick building, the Hjelt Mansion. Our entrance is at the back of the building where you can get to from the Aninkaistenkatu by turning to inner yard just after you have passed the building.
Taxi will take you directly to the UBC EnvCom Secretariat. The journey from the airport to the Secretariat normally takes around 20 minutes. If there are no taxis available please call at Lounais-Suomen Taxidata Oy. Tel. (+358) 02 10041.
From Turku Central Railway Station or from Turku Bus station
Both the bus station and main railway station are within walking distance from the city centre. If you wish to take a bus from the railway station, all local buses stopping across the street from the railway station go to the Market Square (Kauppatori). From the main bus station, most buses stopping in front of the station (on the same side of the street) go to the Market place.
By taxi tel. +358 210041, look instructions above.
By foot it will take you around 20-30 min (1,6km) to reach the Secretariat from the railway station. First cross the street to Humalistonkatu which you can continue until you come to Yliopistonkatu. Turn left on the pedestrian street towards the Market Square. Cross the Market Square and continue to Eerikinkatu. Further instructions like above. From the bus station (linja-autoasema), walk along the Aninkaistenkatu until you come to the Cathedral bridge (Tuomiokirkkosilta). Further instructions like above.
From Turku Harbour
By bus number 1 you will get directly to Market square. Busses run approximately every 20 minutes. Bus tickets can be bought from the driver, single ticket cost 2.5 € and is valid for two hours.
By taxi +358 210041, look instructions above.