Air traffic in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area is served by Helsinki Airport. This international airport is the leading Nordic hub for connections to Asia. Helsinki Airport served more than 16,5 million passengers in 2015. The airport is operated by the Finnish State-owned Finavia.
The Helsinki Airport webpages contain information about the airport’s services and instructions for arriving and departing passengers.
Helsinki Airport is located 25 kilometres from the city centre. The airport is served from the Railway Station in the city centre by the Finnair City Bus and by Helsinki public transport buses 615 and from Hakaniemi by bus 617 and from Itäkeskus by bus 561.
It is also possible to take the train from the City centre to the Airport. The route of the P train: Helsinki Central railway station - Pasila - Malmi - Tikkurila - Helsinki Airport. The route of the I train: Helsinki Central railway station - Pasila - Huopalahti - Myyrmäki - Helsinki Airport. Commuter train timetables are also available at Government train operator VR Group’s website.
See alternatives to reach the airport in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area’s Journey Planner or public transport from city centre to the airport (HSL).
There are good connections from other parts of Finland to the airport by coach. Timetables are available on the Matkahuolto pages.