AccommodationThe Hotel Alba (www.hotellialba.fi/en) is the most conveniently located hotel with respect to the conference venue. It is located in 50 meters from the Agora building. Local organizers have got the reduction in prices for CMAM-7 particiapants (Single economy room - 90 EUR per night, Standart room 1 / 2 persons - 94,80 / 115,80 EUR per night), you just have to mention that you are coming for the conference CMAM-7 while making the reservation.
From other hotels, the Omena hotel (https://www.omenahotels.com/fi/hotellit/jyvaskyla/) is the budget option but there is no breakfast and the reception, everything is organized electronically.
Hotel Pension Kampus (http://www.jyvaskylahotel.fi/en/hotel-pension-kampus/) is in 10 mins walk from the Agora building. For quite fair price, it is very nice and clean hotel with breakfast included.
There are many more other hotels in the city center, which one can find using the links below:
The Jyväskylä Region can be reached easily by road, rail and air. Jyväskylä forms a crossroads for Finland's main highways, which has helped it become an increasingly important center for road transport. Finland can be reached also by superior-standard ferries from Germany, Sweden and Estonia. The ferries arrive either in Helsinki or Turku, from where there are good connections to Jyväskylä by train and bus.
Train and bus connections
Using the Pendolino fast train, the journey from Helsinki to Jyväskylä can be accomplished in 3 hours. The Train connections of Finland are excellent and very sharp; there are approximately 18 daily connections between Helsinki and Jyväskylä.
There is also a simple Bus connection Matkahuolto, which stops just in front of the Helsinki-Vantaa airport terminal and reaches the city center of Jyväskylä. This connection may require a change of bus.
Company Onnibus offers the cheapest and fastest busses connecting Helsinki Bus station and Jyvaskyla Travel center.
The Travel Center rail/coach interchange is located right in the town center, close to hotels.
Flight connectionsWith respect to flight connection, one can check all available options using Skyscanner search engine. It has the majority of companies offering the flights to Helsinki. The most comfortable and the fastest way of traveling might be flights offered by the Finnair company. Norwegian and SAS are considered as budget airlines. However, they are quite reliable and efficient.
The nearest international airport is situated in Tampere (2 hours drive from Jyväskylä).
SAS and Blue1 have three daily connections to Stockholm and
Jyväskylä city has a local airport connected with Helsinki airport by several flights a day. The biggest international airport is situated in Helsinki, Vantaa. There are several flights daily from Helsinki to Jyväskylä and vice versa. Flights are operated chiefly by the national carrier Finnair. The flight from Helsinki to Jyväskylä takes about 45 minutes and the drive from the airport to the center of Jyväskylä roughly 20 minutes. Please, be aware, that there is only taxi connection from Jyvaskyla airport to Jyvaskyla city center (which costs approximately 40-60 EUR). The pick up taxi from the airport has to be reserved beforehand from number +3581006900.Airline companies:
Jyväskylä, Dynamic City in the Heart of Finland
Jyväskylä is a dynamic and lively city, which on the basis of its specializations promotes itself as the Human Technology City. The City of Jyväskylä is the seventh largest city in Finland with 131.000 residents. It is famous for its achievements in science and technology, its high-quality cultural activities and beautiful natural environment. Jyväskylä is also a very youthful city with almost 30.000 students.
Jyväskylä is a university city. It hosts one of the largest Finnish multidisciplinary universities with a total of seven faculties. University of Jyväskylä is a well-known international scientific center where students and scientists from all parts of the world work in a friendly and thoughts supporting atmosphere.
The Faculty of Information Technology is the first and largest IT faculty in Finland. Information Systems Science has been taught at the University of Jyväskylä since 1967. At the Department of Mathematical Information Technology, information technology is studied from the perspective of natural sciences. Here, studies are based upon strong knowledge in modern applied mathematics and participation in industrial projects. Special attention is also being given to research training in addition to both international and national co-operation.