Prepare Your Trip
Helsinki can easily be reached from over 135 destinations globally.
Helsinki Airport ranks the best airport in the world and serves around two hundred international flights each day. There are over 80 daily flights from Asia, and several daily connections to the major hubs in Europe and North America.
How to travel between the airport and the city center:
By train: Local trains I and P operate between Helsinki Airport and the city center. The journey time between the airport and the city center (Central Railway Station) is approximately half an hour. A regional ticket costs EUR 5.50 and can be purchased from Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) ticket machines and onboard trains from a ticket sales carriage.
By bus: The Finnair City Bus operates between the airport and city center (Elielinaukio) every 20 inutes and takes around 30 minutes. A single ticket costs EUR 6.20 when purchased online in advance or EUR 6.30 from the driver.
The public bus 615 operates from the airport to the Central Railway Station; the regional ticket costs EUR 5.50 and can be purchased from the ticket machines or from the driver.
By taxi: You can also travel conveniently between the airport and the city center by taxi, the cost being around EUR 45.
There are excellent train connections from Helsinki from all major towns in Finland. There are also several daily train services to St. Petersburg and Moscow. The Central Railway Station is one of the landmarks in Helsinki.
Buses from all around Finland arrive to the central bus station, from the largest cities approximately every hour.
There are several daily ferry services to Helsinki from Estonia and Sweden, e.g. Tallink Silja Line, Viking Line and Eckero Line, as well as from Germany by Finnlines. All the ferry companies offer also the possibility to take a car with you. Helsinki can be reached by ferry also from Russia by St. Peter Line as well as from Poland.
Elämysmatkat Sport Travels is the official travel partner of Finnish Basketball Association. Elämysmatkat will provide accommodation and programme services for fans and groups traveling to Finland for FIBA EuroBasket 2017. Packages will be launched once the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 Draw is completed.