Helsinki City Transportation

It's easy to explore Helsinki on foot, though thHelsinki City Transportatione tram and metro are options too.

Walking

Most sights are within walking distance of each other making Helsinki a city to see on foot. The city is centralized and dips at an easy angle toward the water.

Metro, Tram, and Bus

Perfect for quick jaunts across the city, the system in Helsinki is made up of trams, buses and metros.

More information at: www.hel.fi/HKL.

Metro, Tram, and Bus Tickets

On board ticket: €2

Off-board ticket: €1.70

One-day Tourist ticket: €5.40

Three-day Tourist ticket: €10.80

Five-day Tourist ticket: €16.20

One-day Helsinki Card including free entry to museums: €25

Two-day Helsinki Card: €35

Bike

Helsinki is perfect for cycling as the inner city is flat and there are numerous well-marked, paved bicycle paths. In summer, 300 City Bike stands offer free bikes for a €2 coin deposit. Higher quality bikes are to be found at Greenbike, Mannerheimintie 13A2, in the old railway goods sheds. They rent for €10a day or €15 for 24 hours. Ecobike, at Mannerheimintie 13, in the small hut across the road from Parliament House, rents bikes as well.

More information:

Greenbike rental: www.greenbike.fi.

Airport

Information at: www.ilmailulaitos.fi.

Note: All prices were accurate when compiled. Please check the Web sites listed for the most up-to-date information.

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