Helsinki Transportation

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  • 1. City Public Transport

    Helsinki local transport tickets are valid on trams, buses, metro and local trains that operate within the city limits, as well as the HKL Suomenlinna ferry. Single ticket can be bought from the...

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  • 2. Boats & Ferries

    We used the ferry from Stokholm to Helsinki. What a fantastic trip with that big lady making her aay through tge largest archipelago in the world. Entertainment on board was good. Food was fantastic...

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  • 3. Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

    WARNING: If you are flying from Helsinki with British Airways you have to print your boarding pass before coming to the airport or you will end up queuing to the TWO (!) check-in desks BA operates at...

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  • 4. City Bikes

    These city bikes have been gone for a couple of years, but don't worry! The city has decided to take them back and they will be back this year! It's definitely worth to rent a bicycle in Helsinki and...

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  • 5. Trains & Commuter strains

    There are regular day time trains from Helsinki to St Petersburg as well as an exotic night train to Moscow. They are all named after famous historical Russians or Finns such as 'Sibelius' (the...

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  • 6. Finnair

    The Finnair bus service is excellent, it takes you from both terminals at Helsinki-Vantaa airport into the heart of Helsinki City Centre, terminating outside of the main railway station. The service...

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  • 7. Pub Tram

    Helsinki is known for the city's typical green trams! They are lovely. They fill up the streets and the sound of a tram in Helsinki is irreplaceable. There are about 13 tram lines in Helsinki. The...

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  • 8. Taxi to West Terminal

    TaxiWe caught a taxi to West Terminal , as it seemed too inconvenient to look for a bus. Cost 16.00 for the two of us ...they have metered cabs.We are saying...

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  • 9. how to go there

    By planeVantaa International Airport (HEL) is located 20km north from the city center. There are 2 terminals (next to each other).You get into town by an...

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  • 10. how to move around

    WalkingFrom the Central Train Station we just walked on most attractions, the center is small and pretty compact. We used some trams to visit some attractions...

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  • 11. Hot air balloon

    When the days are cloudless, you often see hot air balloons on the sky in Helsinki. I think they are very beautiful and exciting. Mostly the balloons are only...

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  • 12. Helsinki Metro - Orange underground

    Helsinki's metro is the only one in Finland and it's the most north underground system. It was opened 1982 and there are plans to dig additional routes...

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  • 13. Taxi Cabs - Not Needed!

    There are several taxi services in Helsinki, but in my opinion they are not needed. They cost way more to use than any other form of transportation and do not...

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  • 14. Tram

    Tram tickets (€1,80) that are valid for one hour in trams. These tickets can be purchased from ticket machines and booths. You can also purchase your ticket by...

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  • 15. Helicopter

    Wanna try a helicopter and fly to Tallinn? There is one company called Copterline which offers affordable express flights to Tallinn. The flight will take 18...

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  • 16. Yellow Airport Taxis

    The Airport taxis are shared cars, so you get a much cheaper fair inot the city centre and beyond. The taxis are infact minibuses and if you are unlucky you may...

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  • 17. Cheapest Helsinki sightseeing !

    The cheapest sightseeing one can do in Helsinki is by tram. There are two trams (3T and 3B) which will take you to a sightseeing. These are trams that are in...

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  • 18. Nothing to do? Need some sport? Hop on a bike

    Helsinki has one of the best bicycle route systems in Europe, as do many other Nordic cities. This is not only a good and surprisingly quick way of getting from...

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  • 19. Helsinki by foot - the best way to see it

    The Tourist Information Bureau has a brochure called 'Helsinki on foot', which describes several possible circuits into the city, with maps and information of...

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  • 20. Group Ticket

    If you are travelling with your friend or family (max 2 adults and 4 children) and you want to use public transportation for a day (24 hours), you should buy a...

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  • 21. Visiting Suomenlinna

    If you are going to visit Suomenlinna island, I suggest, that you'll take a ferry from the Marketsquare - Kauppatori. Helsinki City Transport´s ticket enables...

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  • 22. Plane

    When we were preparing to land in Helsinki, from Dublin-Copenhagen, I was lucky enough to get the window seat. When looking out I could see lush forests, the...

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  • 23. Bus from Turku to Helsinki and reverse

    The cheapest option (although cheap has another meaning in Finland) is to choose Expressbus.fi. They have buses every single hour and cover the ca. 200 km...

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  • 24. Bus 615

    Bus #615 runs to / from Vantaa International Airport. Fare (10/'09) is 4 euros. Arrival / departure from terminal 1 and 2 into the cit at the railway...

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  • 25. Bus and train

    A local bus from the airport takes about 15-20mins and costs 4 eurosThe train, one way to St Petersburg was 58.50 euros (2nd class)- it takes 6.5 hours, i got...

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There is local buses, trams and subway (called metro) in Helsinki, mostly operated by HKL. The subway is going only to few places, trams and buses are more important to tourists. There is also...

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