Arabia Campus - Creative Campus

Metropolia’s Arabia Culture Campus is a vibrant urban arena for ideas and stories. The campus attracts creative minds from diverse cultural fields, continuing the district’s long tradition of arts and design while boldly moving ahead in new directions.

Metropolia's all operations of Culture and Arts are centralized in Arabia, Helsinki. Metropolia will serve an important role in contributing and profiling area as Helsinki's heart of creative arts.

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Visiting Arabia Campus Arabia135

Arabia Campus is located in the Arabia135 block in Arabianranta, Helsinki, along Hämeentie, between Arabiankatu and Muotoilijankatu. The address of the main entrance is Hämeentie 135 D, Helsinki. You can access the Metropolia library and the Helsinki XR Center through the A entrance of the block. The entrance to Soiva is on the Muotoilijankatu side. The floor plan of the campus can be found in the sign board on the campus and on Oma-intranet.

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You can reach Arabia Campus from Helsinki Central Station by car in 10 minutes, by public transportation in less than 30 minutes and by bicycle in 25 minutes. The campus can be reached from Helsinki-Vantaa airport in 20 minutes.

Public transportation

  • Tram number 6 and 8 has its terminal point in Arabia
  • Several bus lines stop near the entrance of the Arabia Campus
  • To find tram, bus and bicycle connections and timetables, please use the journey planner


  • There's an indoor bicycle parking area for over 200 bicycles on the north side of Arabia135 in K floor (requires key card). The ramp goes between Soiva and Arabia135 from Muotoilijankatu. You can enter the campus straight from the area.
  • The closest City Bike stations are in Arabiankatu 7 and Arabiankatu 21.


  • To Helsinki city center 10 min.
  • Helsinki-Vantaa Airport 20 min.
  • Ring I 8 min.
  • Ring III 15 min.
  • Highway 4 towards Lahti and north 5 min.
  • Finnish national road 1 towards Turku 20-25 min.
  • Vihdintie 20 min.


  • Free car parking places are available for 2 or 4 hours on the roadsides of the nearby streets.
  • Arabia Car Park, address Arabiankatu 10, Helsinki, available 24 hours
  • Aimo Park Arabia 135, address Hämeentie 135, Helsinki, is a smaller car park, the opening hours

Parking for the disabled

In front of Hämeentie 135 doorway A.


Animals are not allowed on the campus.

Accessibility on the Arabia Campus


There is once accessible parking space on the Arabia Campus. The accessible parking space is located by the Arabiakeskus main entrance (Hämeentie 135 A, Helsinki). The accessible parking space is marked with a blue wheelchair sign.

There is an even path from the accessible parking space to the main entrance of the Arabia Campus (Hämeentie 135 D) outside, the distance is about 150 m.

There is no marked drop-off area by the main entrance of the Arabia Campus, but there is space for stopping near the entrance.


The main entrance is accessible. The doors have an electric opening mechanism. The space in front of the entrance is even.


The reception is located on the left from the main entrance, after the entryway. There is no induction loop at the reception.

The Arabia Campus is accessible for moving around. Each space has an accessible entrance. The campus has several elevators that lead to every floor. The closest elevator from the lobby is located on the left from the reception.

There are no induction loops in the teaching facilities.

Accessible toilet

The accessible toilets are located on floors P, 2 and 4. Floor P has elevator access without an access tag. Below you can see more detailed information on the two accessible toilets.

The accessible toilet on floor P has a minimum of 80 cm free space on both sides of the toilet seat. The supporting rails are attached to the toilet seat.

The accessible toilet on floor 2 has a minimum of 80 cm free space on both sides of the toilet seat. The supporting rails are attached to the toilet seat.

More information on the accessibility of the Arabia Campus

tel. +358 40 579 8403
aulapalvelut.arabia [at] (aulapalvelut[dot]arabia[at]metropolia[dot]fi)

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