Metro operating hours to be extended at nights, P, K and L trains have extra carriages and certain buses additional services to public events in Suvilahti and at the Olympic Stadium on Friday and Saturday nights 1–3 July
Due to the Tuska Festival in Suvilahti and a concert at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday 2 July, the Metro operating hours will be extended and certain K and P trains will have extra carriages on Friday and Saturday nights 1–2 July. Additionally, we will also add extra carriages to L trains and certain buses will have additional services on Saturday night. All the additional services are also available in the Journey Planner.
Due to the Tuska Festival in Suvilahti and a concert at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday 2 July, the Metro operating hours will be extended and certain K and P trains will have extra carriages on Friday and Saturday nights 1–2 July. Both Suvilahti and the Olympic Stadium can be easily accessed by public transport from several directions.
Additionally, we will also add extra carriages to certain L trains and additional services for certain buses that run near the Olympic Stadium on Saturday night.
All the additional services are also available in the Journey Planner.
Extended Metro operating hours
The Metro will be running approximately two hours longer than usual on Friday and Saturday nights.
The Metro services will run every 15 minutes on lines M1 and M2 until the end of service, meaning that the Metro will run every 7.5 minutes at night between Matinkylä and Itäkeskus. Services to and from Mellunmäki will run all the way to Matinkylä at night. However, the last service from Mellunmäki (at 0.57am) will run only to Tapiola.
The last Metro services
The last services from the termini will leave on both nights from Mellunmäki at 0.57am, from Vuosaari at 1.05am and from Matinkylä at 1.34am.
In other words, the Metro will run from the Central Railway Station to Mellunmäki until 1.46am and to Vuosaari until 1.54am. The Metro will run from the Central Railway Station to Matinkylä until 1.26am. From Kalasatama, the Metro will run to Mellunmäki until 1.52am and to Vuosaari until 2.00am. The last service from Kalasatama to Matinkylä leaves already at 1.19am.
The last services to the termini will arrive in Mellunmäki at 2.07am, in Vuosaari at 2.15am and in Matinkylä at 1.46am.
Commuter trains to have extra carriages
We will add extra carriages to certain K and P trains on Friday and Saturday nights. The trains will run according to their regular timetables. Additionally, certain K trains from Kerava will also have additional carriages.
Some L trains will also have extra carriages on Saturday night.
Additional bus services
Bus routes 37, 40, 321, 322, 431N and 500 have additional services around midnight on Saturday night. You can find more detailed information on the regular and additional services these routes have on Saturday in the Journey Planner.
Both Suvilahti and the Olympic Stadium can be easily accessed by public transport from several directions.
How to get to Suvilahti
The easiest way to get to Suvilahti is by using the Metro and getting off at the Kalasatama Metro Station. The distance between the metro station and the festival gates at the junction of Koksikatu and Leonkatu is about 100 meters.
NB! Bus route 738 that normally serves Koksikatu has been diverted due to the festival in Kalasatama from 23 June to 5 July. Instead of the terminus on Koksikatu, the bus will run to Panimokatu and stop at bays 5 and 6 at the station. Read more in a separate release
How to get to the Olympic Stadium
You can easily get to the Olympic Stadium from the city center by tram or bus. The bus stop nearest to the stadium is “Töölön kisahalli” (H1913 / H1915). The nearest tram stop is Töölön halli (H0109).
All buses departing from Elielinaukio and between the Central Railway Station and Postitalo serve the “Töölön kisahalli” stop. Additionally, several bus routes depart from the bus terminal in Kamppi (buses 63, 212 and 213). Trams 4 and 10 run from the Lasipalatsi (H0101) stop to the “Töölön kisahalli” stop (in the direction of Munkkiniemi or Pikku Huopalahti).
If you are arriving in Helsinki by train, you can easily get to the stadium from Pasila with trunk buses 500 and 510. The bus stops are located in front of the station main doors (bay 36, buses to Munkkivuori or Westendinasema). The stop that is closest to the stadium is called Auroran sairaala (H2072).
If you are arriving from East Helsinki, you can get to the stadium with trunk buses 500 and 510 from Herttoniemi Metro Station.