• Ticket machine in Helsinki / Photo: Jussi Hellsten
  • City trams passes by a mobile user / Photo: Jussi Hellsten
  • Metro passes by on a sunny day / Photo: Jussi Hellsten

Public transport in Helsinki

With a single ticket you can hop aboard trams, busses, the metro and even the ferry to Suomenlinna. Single tickets can be purchased from ticket machines, R-kiosks and other HSL sales points or by using HSL mobile application. On buses and trams you can also buy your ticket from the driver.

Daytickets are available for unlimited use on public transportation for 1-7 days. They can be purchased from ticket machines, from the Tourist Information or from the Helsinki City Transport service point in the Central Railway Station. One day ticket is also sold by the drivers.

Regional tickets allow the holder to travel freely in Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa. Regional tickets and regional tourist tickets can be purchased eg. from ticket machines.

Helsinki Card holders can travel free of charge on public transportation within the city.

Public transportation at Helsinki-Vantaa airport and West Terminal

Helsinki Region Transport provides public transport services between Helsinki Airport and the metropolitan area. In addition, many long distance buses stop at the airport.

Trams 7 and 6T have their stop next to the West Terminal. Here is a map of tram line near the West Terminal.

Useful timetable sites