Transport services in the Helsinki region over Christmas

On Saturday 23 December, HSL’s buses, trams and the Metro will operate a normal Saturday service.

On Christmas Eve, 24 December, buses, the Metro and trams will operate a Sunday service until about 4pm.

  • Bus services will operate a Sunday service until 4.45pm (departure time from the terminus). However, in Kirkkonummi, Kerava and Sipoo buses will run until about 4pm. U line buses will operate a Sunday service until 1pm, after which only some buses will be running.
  • Commuter trains will operate until about 5.30pm.
  • The Metro will run until about 4pm.
  • Trams will run until about 4pm.
  • The Suomenlinna ferry will operate a Sunday service throughout the day.

On Christmas Day, 25 December, a Sunday service will operate from about 11am.

  • In Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa, buses will operate a Sunday service from 10.30am. In Kerava, only route 633N will be running to a special timetable. Bus services to/from Sipoo and Kirkkonummi will not operate. U line buses will operate a reduced service.
  • Commuter trains will operate a reduced Sunday service until about 11am, after which they will operate a normal Sunday service. In addition, night commuter trains will operate on the night of Christmas Day.
  • The Metro will run until from about 11am.
  • Trams will run from about 11am. Trams 5 and 7 will operate to a special timetable starting earlier in the morning.
  • The Suomenlinna ferry will operate a Sunday service throughout the day.

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

Tram 5 will operate during passenger ferry operating hours.

For more detailed timetables, see:

  Trams

  Buses

  Trains

  Metro

Additional bus services to cemeteries on Christmas Eve

Hietaniemi cemetery is served by bus 24X Asema-aukio-Hietaniemi, Kellonummi cemetery by buses 226A and 246K and Honkanummi cemetery by bus 722, which will have additional services.


HSL Customer Services over Christmas

HSL’s service point at the Central Railway Station will be open on Friday 22 December 7.30am-5pm and on Saturday 23 December 10am-3pm. The Itäkeskus service point will be open on Friday 22 December 10am-5.15pm. Both service points will be closed 24-26 December.

HSL customer service line on +358 9 4766 4000 will be open on Christmas Eve 8am–3pm and on Christmas Day and Boxing Day 9am–5pm.

HSL’s Penalty Fares Office will close at 2pm on 22 December.

The office will be closed for renovation 27 December-2 January 2018. During this time, customers can contact the office by phone Mon-Fri 9am-1pm.

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