The number of passengers is the highest in the mornings between 5:00 and 8:00 and in the afternoons between 14:00 and 18:00. Congestion may occur particularly on Sundays. We encourage passengers to arrive at the airport in good time for both domestic and international flights.
Below, you will find some tips that make it faster and easier to get around the airport.
Pack your baggage correctly
Use the item search tool on our website to find out what items are allowed in the cabin, what items need to be carried in the cargo hold, and what items cannot be taken on board aircraft at all.
Park your car near the terminal
Reserve parking in advance to save money and ensure that you can park your car in your preferred parking area.
Have you noticed our special summer offer? One week of parking in the new P2 car park for €88. The offer is valid from 4 June to 14 August 2022.
Buy travel essentials and snacks at the airport
When you arrive at the airport in good time, you will have time to take a break in a café or buy some tasty snacks to take with you on your flight. Save time by buying sunscreen, headphones, books, toys, travel pillows and other travel essentials right before boarding your flight.
Many new services have been opened at Helsinki Airport during the spring and summer. Visit our website for more information.
Did you know that domestic passengers can also shop at the duty-free shops at the airport?
Coming to pick up passengers at the airport?
When you drive to the airport to pick up passengers, you can park your car in the short-term parking area in front of the Arrivals hall. You can also park in the P1/P2 parking building, which has direct Indoor access via lift to the Arrivals hall.
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