Public Transport

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Helsinki can easily be reached from anywhere in the world. Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is the main airport of Finland. The airport is situated 19 kilometers (apron. 25 minutes) from the centre of Helsinki.

Helsinki can also be reached by train, bus or ferry.

 

 

 

Airport transport 

By train:

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The train (P and I lines) leaves between Terminal 1 and 2, and arrives at the Helsinki Central Railway Station (Rautatientori). Tickets (zone ABC – 4.60€) can be purchased at designated HSL ticket machines before boarding the train.

By bus:
The public transportation operator HSL serves the route Airport – Helsinki City Centre with bus number 615. The final stop is Helsinki Central Railway Station (Rautatientori). From the airport, the bus leaves from the bus terminal located in front of terminals T1 and T2.

The journey takes about 35 minutes and costs 4.60 € ( zone ABC) by both bus and train.

For more information please visit: https://www.hsl.fi/en/timetables-and-routes/terminals/airport-connections

Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is also served by Finnair City buses with connections to the centre of Helsinki every 20 minutes. The bus departs from terminal T1 and terminal T2. The journey takes about 30 minutes and costs 6.30 €. For more information please visit: http://media.finnair.com/files/pdf/FINNAIR_CITY_BUS_TIMETABLE.pdf

Taxis are always available at the airport. The fare to the city will vary depending on time of day, number of passengers and distance, but the minimum price is 20 to 30 €. It is also possible to order special Airport Taxis (yellow minibuses), which are shared by several passengers and are therefore considerably cheaper than regular taxis. The price depends on the total number of passengers going to the same destination. Taxis can be ordered at the company’s service point at the airport.

In the city center.

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The Faculty of Law at the University of Helsinki is situated in the city centre on Yliopistonkatu 3,  right next to the Helsingin yliopisto metro station.  Public transport is easy to use in Helsinki, even if you’re not familiar with the city.

In the public transport system you can travel with single tickets (Helsinki internal or regional) or with a tourist ticket (Helsinki internal or regional). Single tickets can be purchased from ticket machines or via the HSL app. A Helsinki internal ticket (zone AB) costs 2.80 € from a machine or via the HSL app.

Day tickets for unlimited use on public transport (metro, train, tram, bus, ferry service) for 1-7 days cost from 8 to 32 € (zone AB) and are sold at the Helsinki City Transport service point in the Central Railway Station, R-kioski stores or full-range HSL ticket machines.

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For more information please visit: https://www.hsl.fi/en/tickets-and-fares