Travel details

getting from and to the airport (ca 15 miles north of the city center)

there is public transportation to downtown
- by bus 615 (5.50 euro, at least every 30min for 24hours, 45 min ride) to the main-station
https://aikataulut.reittiopas.fi/linjat/en/b615.html
- by FINNAIR bus (6.70 euro, regularly ca every 30min, day and evening, 30 min ride) to major hotels
https://www.pohjolanliikenne.fi/cs/pl/en/finnair_city_bus_info?gclid=CO6RmsGr5dMCFQ6LsgodVP4P2Q)
- by train I and P  (5.50 euro every 10 min during day, less in evening, not at night, 40min ride) to tmain station
https://aikataulut.reittiopas.fi/linjat/en/jI.html or https://aikataulut.reittiopas.fi/linjat/en/jP.html

getting to town by taxi
- 40-50euro for a trip to town

for more transportation info
https://www.finavia.fi/en/helsinki-airport/to-and-from/train-buses-and-taxis/

 

getting from and to FMI (ca 4.miles north-east of the city center)

take tram #6 (or a bus) from the city center
(address: Erik Palmenin aukio 1)
http://en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/how-to-find-dynamicum


getting around in Helsinki

you probably have to rely on public transportation (e.g. bus or tram)
it is suggested to buy multiple day (3, 4 or 5) public transport tickets
(https://www.hsl.fi/en/tickets-and-fares/day-tickets).

the sales point locations can be found here
https://www.hsl.fi/en/tickets-and-fares/sales-points.

use the Helsinki public transportation travel planner to find the bus lines and timetables https://www.reittiopas.fi/ (origin: Helsinki railway station; destination: Kumpulan kampus)

( Note that the Helsinki airport is not located within Helsinki city boundaries,
and thus you will need a regional (not Helsinki internal) travel ticket
to get to/from the airport by bus 615 or by the train.)

exploring the larger neighborhood (for early arrivals and late departures)

Some possibilities for day trips:
-       Tallinn (several ferrylines, e.g. Tallink, Eckerö Line, Viking Line)
-       Nuuksio national park (http://www.nationalparks.fi/nuuksionp)
-       
Porvoo (http://www.visithelsinki.fi/en/see-and-experience/daytrips-from-helsinki/porvoo)

 

weather: 10-15 degree Celsius, 30% chance of rain
currency: in Euro. major credit cards accepted
time zone: Finland is two (2) hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
power source: The standard voltage in Helsinki is 220 volts, 50Hz.

 



 

 


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