Students, children, pensioners receiving a pension from Kela, people over 70 years and people with reduced mobility who live permanently in the HSL area can buy HSL tickets at a discounted rate.
Visually impaired people and veterans of Finnish wars are entitled to a free HSL card. Wheelchair users do not need a ticket on HSL public transport.
If you are a full-time student, you can buy season tickets at a 40% discount using the HSL app or your HSL card. The discount does not apply to value, single and zone extension tickets.
You can activate the discount yourself in the HSL app or you can visit a service point to update the discount entitlement on your HSL card.
Children under 7 years of age do not need a ticket. Children aged between 7 and 17 years can buy tickets at a 50% discount.
School child HSL cards are for journeys to/from school. The card is issued by the child’s home municipality. For more information, contact your school secretary.
If you receive national or guarantee pension or a cash rehabilitation benefit from Kela (the Social Insurance Institution of Finland), you can buy season, value and zone extension tickets at a 50 percent discount using your personal HSL card.
Visit a service point to have the discount entitlement added to your HSL card. Please bring with you an ID document, your HSL card, a Kela national pension card or a national pension, guarantee pension or cash rehabilitation benefit certificate from Kela. The certificate cannot be older than three months. A pension decision issued by Kela is not a sufficient document for the discount. The discount entitlement is granted for a maximum of three years at a time.
If you are aged 70 or over, you can buy season tickets at a 40 per cent discount. The discount applies to season tickets purchased with a personal HSL card or with the HSL app.
Visit a service point to have the discount entitlement added to your HSL card. Remember to bring your HSL card with you. On the HSL app, you can activate the discount yourself. Read more
People with reduced mobility
You can get a 50 per cent discount on tickets if your mobility is impaired owing to a permanent injury or chronic disease and you meet certain conditions. You can get discount on season, value and zone extension tickets if you pay using your personal HSL card. Visit a service point to have the discount entitlement added to your HSL card.
NB! Wheelchair users do not need a ticket on HSL public transport.