You are eligible for discounted travel if you are
- a full-time student,
- a pensioner receiving national or guarantee pension, or
- if your mobility is impaired owing to a permanent injury or chronic disease.
To be eligible for the discount, you must live permanently in Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen, Vantaa, Kerava, Sipoo, Tuusula, Kirkkonummi or Siuntio.
Children aged between 7 and 17 years travel at half the adult fare. Children under 7 years of age travel for free.
Passengers aged 70 years or more can buy single and zone extension tickets for journeys beginning between 9am and 2pm at half the adult rate. The tickets can be purchased using the HSL card or the HSL app. In order to buy discounted tickets, you must visit a service point to update your HSL card. If using the HSL app, you must confirm that you are over 70 years of age by strongly authenticating. Authentication is performed, for example, using online banking credentials.
Blind persons and veterans are entitled to free travel with personal HSL cards.