Travel

Helsinki can be easily be reached from anywhere in the world. Helsinki International Airport is located in Vantaa, thirty minutes from the city centre. The airport serves about two hundred international flights each day and connects Finland to Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.


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By plane

Helsinki Airport consistently ranks among the best airports in the world and serves around two hundred international flights each day. The journey time between the airport and city centre is around 30 minutes.

Transport to and from Helsinki Airport

By train 
Local trains I and P operate between Helsinki Airport and the city centre on the Ring Rail Line. The journey time between the airport and Central Railway Station in city centre is approximately 30 minutes. A regional ticket costs 5,50 euros and can be purchased from Helsinki Region Transport ticket machines.


By bus
The Finnair City Bus operates between the airport and city centre (Elielinaukio) every 20 minutes and takes around 30 minutes. A single ticket costs 6.60 euros when purchased online in advance or 6.70 euros from the driver.

Bus 615 (“Lentoasema-Rautatientori”) is operated by Helsinki Region Transport (HSL). A regional ticket costs 5,50 euros and can be purchased from Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) ticket machines or from the driver with cash. At night you can also take the 415N night bus.


By taxi
You can also travel conveniently between the airport and the city centre by taxi, which will cost around 45 euros.