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 the driver, from ticket machines or even by sending an SMS text message by mobile phone (requires a Finnish service provider).
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.
Tram 9 stop next to the West Terminal. Here is a map of tram line near the West Terminal.