Transport services in the Helsinki region over Christmas

On Christmas Eve 24 December, a Saturday service will operate until about 4pm on HSL’s transport services. Commuter trains will operate a reduced service until about 5.30pm. The Suomenlinna ferry will operate a Saturday service throughout the day.

On Christmas Day 25 December, a Sunday service will operate from about 11am. In Helsinki, bus and tram routes as well as the Metro will operate a Sunday service. Elsewhere in the region only some of the bus routes will be operating and with a few exceptions, U line buses will not operate.

Commuter trains will operate a reduced Sunday service on Christmas Day until about 11am after which they will operate a normal Sunday service. Night commuter trains will run on the night of 25/26 December. The Suomenlinna ferry will operate a Sunday service for the whole day.

On Boxing Day 26 December, a Sunday service will operate.

Additional bus services to cemeteries on Christmas Eve

Hietaniemi cemetery is served by route 24X Asema-aukio – Hietaniemi.

The bus leaves from the Postitalo stop (stop number 2038, on the Sokos side of the street) on Kaivokatu. The bus runs every 15 minutes 10.40am-4.10pm. In Hietaniemi, the bus leaves from the Krematorio bus stop (1269) every 15 minutes 11am-4.30pm.  

Bus 24 Merikatu-Erottaja-Seurasaari will not run via Hietaniemi on Christmas Eve.

Route of bus 24X on Christmas Eve

Those going to the Honkanummi cemetery can take bus 732 from Rautatientori platform 10.

There areadditional services on route 732B every 20 minutes from Rautatientori 9.30am - 2.50pm and from Honkanummi 10am – 3.20pm.

Vantaa internal route 99 runs from Tikkurila to the Honkanummi and Ruskeasanta cemeteries.

Timetable for bus 99

Kellonummi cemetery in Espoo is served by bus 86H from Espoon keskus and bus 96H from Leppävaara.

Last departures on Christmas Eve

The list of last departures show route number, time and place of departure.

Espoo, Kauniainen and Kirkkonummi


Vantaa and Kerava


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