Tips for visitors

Discover the sights of the Helsinki region by bus, train, tram or the Metro.  For prices of single tickets and day tickets, see Tickets and fares.

One ticket for all modes of transport

Helsinki region has an integrated public transport ticket system. HSL’s tickets are valid on public transport services in Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen, Vantaa, Kirkkonummi, Siuntio, Kerava, Sipoo and Tuusula. The same tickets can be used for traveling on buses, trams, the Metro, commuter trains and the ferry to Suomenlinna. You can also transfer from one vehicle to another with the same ticket.

A day ticket is your key to getting around in the capital region. Day tickets are available on disposable cards. They allow you to travel easily and inexpensively for 1-7 days.

Single tickets are available from bus drivers or ticket machines as well as in advance from R-kioski or several other sales points. You can also buy single tickets using a mobile app.

Discover the Helsinki region by public transport

The best sights in Helsinki are accessible by bus, tram or the Metro.

A Helsinki internal ticket takes you to the Linnanmäki amusement park, Seurasaari outdoor museum or Villa Aino Ackté. Trams are also ideal for city sightseeing.

Bus 16 goes from Rautatientori (Central Railway Station) platform 17 to Mustikkamaa, from where you can cross the bridge to the Helsinki Zoo in Korkeasaari.

With an AB ticket you can travel to the Suomenlinna sea fortress by a ferry from Kauppatori (Market Square) and Katajanokka. If you want to spend an entire day in the fortress, a Suomenlinna ticket valid for 12 hours is practical.

You can reach also the harbors easily by public transport. For more information, see Harbors.

To Espoo by train or metro

Take a metro to go to Emma - Espoo Museum of Modern Art - in the WeeGee House. Also the Gallen-Kallela Museum, Espoo Cathedral and the Sello and Iso Omena shopping centers can be conveniently reached by public transport. A bus takes you to the outdoor recreation areas of Luukkaa, Oittaa and Nuuksio.

Vantaa by train or bus

Commuter trains I, K, N, R, T and Z take you to the Heureka Science Centre in Vantaa. Entertainment and leisure center Flamingo and the Jumbo shopping center can be reached by bus, Myyrmanni shopping center also by train. To go to the Helsinki Airport, take I or P train from Helsinki central station. For journeys from Helsinki to the Airport and vice versa you need an ABC ticket.