Connections to Helsinki Airport:
Train, buses and taxis

You can come to Helsinki Airport by train, bus, taxi or car.


The train connection between Helsinki city centre and Helsinki Airport takes about 30 minutes. There are two services: train I and train P.  Schedules, ticket prices and routes are available at HSL website. At the airport you can buy a train ticket from the following spots:

  • HSL ticket automates (by the entrance of the train station; at baggage claim 2B)
  • Alepa Grocery Store (T2 Arrivals Hall 2B)
  • WH Smith (T1 Departure Hall)
  • WH Smith (T2 Departure Hall)
  • R-kioski (T2 Arrivals Hall 2A)
  • Tourist information (T2 Arrivals Hall 2A)
  • HSL Mobile Ticket app

Please note that it is not possible to buy a ticket in the train.

I and P trains offer good connections to long-distance train to different parts of Finland. Schedules, routes and prices are available at VR website.

The train ticket for traveling between Finland and Russia is valid for transportation to the Airport as such. No separate ticket for a Helsinki region commuter train to the airport is needed. You can transfer to the Airport commuter train in Tikkurila, Pasila, or Helsinki. The ticket is valid for trains to the Airport for 80 minutes starting from the scheduled arrival time of the train from Russia at the transfer station.

The entrance to the train station is in the corridor between the terminals. The 360 picture below shows the entrance to the elevators leading to the train station.

Buses to & from the airport

Line 615 and the Finnair City Bus operate between Helsinki Railway Station and the airport.

Line 617 operates between the Hakaniemi market square and the airport on rush hours from Monday to Friday. 

The timetables of other trains and buses in the Helsinki metropolitan area are available in the HSL Journey Planner.

Bus connections to and from other cities of Finland are available in the timetable search of Matkahuolto.

When will the next bus or train depart from Helsinki Airport? See here

Shuttle buses to and from nearby hotels and airport's car parks

Bus transportation to nearby hotels and airport's parking areas is available free of charge.

Parking bus  
Hotel transportations

Bus stops at Helsinki Airport

The bus stops for both arriving and departing buses are located in front of the terminals.

Bus stops for Terminal 1
Bus stops for Terminal 2

Cabs at Helsinki Airport

A journey by taxi from the airport to the centre of Helsinki takes about 30 minutes and costs around 45 to 50 euros. The taxi stands are located right outside the arrival areas of the terminals.

There are also three taxi operators at Helsinki Airport that offer special taxi services, fixed fare shared taxi, tours and charter rides.

Contact details for Taxi operators