Use public transport to get to the European Athletics Championships 

HSL will provide additional bus and tram services during the
European Athletics Championships held at the Olympic Stadium in
Helsinki 27 June – 1 July. To avoid traffic jams and parking
problems, use public transport to get to the venue. You can also
buy an HSL day ticket at a discounted price by showing your event

Additional services in the evenings

During the Championships, HSL will provide additional services
especially in the evenings after the award ceremonies. Additional
services will be provided on Helsinki internal bus route 43, 63 and
69, as well as regional bus routes 231, 231N, 248A, 270, 270A and
452K. There will also be two additional tram services, 8X and

Additional bus services

Additional tram services

Discount on HSL’s day tickets for European Championships

HSL encourages spectators to use public transport by offering a
50 % discount on day tickets. You can get the discount by showing
your event ticket. For example, a one-day regional ticket for
adults costs only EUR 6.

Discount-price day tickets can be purchased at HSL’s service
point at the Central Railway Station 1 – 30 June. You can purchase
a day ticket for as many days as your event ticket is valid (1-5
days). You can purchase one day ticket per an event ticket.

Once the Championships begin on 27 June, one-day tickets will be
available also at HSL's temporary sales point at the Event
Park. The sales point is open during the opening hours of the Event

More information about the discount-price day

More information about the Event Park

Good public transport connections to the venue

If you are coming from the city center, you can get to the
Olympic Stadium e.g. by trams 4, 4T, 7A and 10. The closest tram
stop is “Töölön halli”. You can also use any of the buses leaving
from Elielinaukio and running along Mannerheimintie. The closest
bus stop is “Töölön kisahalli”. If you are coming by train, get off
at Pasila and take the tram 7B to the Stadium. Remember you can use
the Journey Planner to find the best route.  

Tram routes diverted due to the opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the European Athletics Championships
2012 will be held on Tuesday 26 June from 6pm to 11pm at the Senate
Square. Aleksanterinkatu, Snellmaninkatu and Unioninkatu will be
closed to traffic during the ceremony.

Tram routes 1A, 3B, 3T, 4, 4T, 7A and 7B will be diverted
approximately from 6pm to 11.30pm. The trams will be partly
replaced by buses 3X and 4X.

More information about the diversions



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