How to get from Airport to Helsinki city centre

  • Platforms for buses and coaches serving Helsinki city centre and metropolitan area are located in front of both terminals 1 and 2. Bus 615 goes to Central Railway Station and the travel time is 40 minutes.
    • Bus tickets can be bought from the driver, price is 5,50€.
  • The train station is located on the arrivals floor, between terminals 1 and 2. Both trains I and P go to the city centre, but via different routes. It takes about 30 minutes to reach the Central Railway Station.
    • There are ticket machines at the Airport train station. Both VR (railway) and HSL (public transport) machines are valid.
    • You can also buy a ticket from conductor on the train in the ticket sales compartment, price is 5,50€.
  • Taxis are available in front of the doors of both terminals.

Public transport in Helsinki

  • If you stay in the city centre, you probably won’t need public transport (except traveling from and to airport).
    • Note that the airport is located in Vantaa and thus you need a regional ticket to travel from there and back. Within Helsinki you can use communal ticket (option 1 in ticket machines).
  • Single ticket inside Helsinki is 3,20€ from driver and 2,70€ from machine.
  • Day ticket inside Helsinki is valid for unlimited travel for 24 hours within Helsinki and costs 8€. Two day ticket costs 12 €, three days costs 16€ and so on. One day ticket can be bought from machines, R-kioski (all around in Helsinki, also airport) and on bus/train/tram.
  • Journey planner is very useful