Information for visitors

Welcome to Helsinki and the Helsinki region! Public transport is a great way to get around the region. You can travel by bus, tram, metro, commuter train and the Suomenlinna ferry. You can buy tickets using the HSL app or from ticket machines and sales points.

Tips for travel

At stop or station

It's advisable to buy your ticket in advance. If you want to get on a bus, put your arm out to stop the bus.

On board

You can follow your journey on the on-board displays. There are announcements on all HSL public transport.

HSL app

The HSL app allows you to buy tickets, find the best route to your destination and to get up-to-date information about service changes.


Journey Planner

Wherever you’re going in the Helsinki region, the Journey Planner finds you the best route. It also knows what ticket you need for your journey.

Single and day tickets

Single and day tickets are available from ticket machines and sales points.

Need assistance?

Please contact our customer service for travel advice and help with buying tickets. 

From Helsinki Airport to Helsinki

You can travel from the airport to Helsinki by train or bus. 

Day tickets

A day ticket is a good option if you make several journeys during one day or several days.


Outdoor attractions by public transport

The Nuuksio and Sipoonkorpi National Parks are a perfect place to experience nature. You can get to the national parks and many other nature destinations in the Helsinki region by public transport. See our Journey Planner for the best routes.