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Frequently asked questions

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Where can I find detailed timetables for bus routes in Kalasatama?

A: Timetables are easily accessible on the HSL website at www.hsl.fi/en
The HSL customer service number is +358 (0)9 4766 4000 (local network charge), availa-ble Mon–Fri 7–19, Sat–Sun 9–17. HSL service points are located in Rautatientori metro station, for example.


Q: How far away is the metro station from the Health and Well-being Centre?

A: The distance is approximately a couple of hundred metres. Access will be made easier once the route to the Health and Well-being Centre through the shopping centre is opened.


Q: Where can I find information on metro connections?

A: Information is available on the HSL website at www.hsl.fi/en, for example.


Q: What about other public transport connections to different metro stations that connect to Kalasatama?

A: There are several feeder routes to metro stations that connect to Kalasatama. A list of these routes is provided below.

To Sörnäinen metro station

  • Tram lines 1, 6, 6T, 7, 8 (from Käpylä, Arabia, Pasila, Vallila, and Kallio along Helsinginkatu).
  • Bus routes 61, 64–67, 611–617, and 621–623 from Mäkelänkatu.
  • Route 71 along Hämeentie from Arabia.
  • PLEASE NOTE Route 55 will take you from Arabia directly to Kalasatama starting from 13 August.
  • Routes along Kustaa Vaasan tie to Hämeentie 73–78, 717–718, 722, 724, 731, 738, 785–788.

To Hakaniemi metro station

  • Tram lines 3, 6, 6T, 7, 8, and 9 (lines 3 and 9 from Kallio).
  • Bus route 23 from Pasila, Alppila, and Kallio, and route 51 from Vallila and Kallio.
  • Bus routes listed above from Sörnäinen.

To Herttoniemi metro station

  • Bus routes 80 and 82 from Roihuvuori, and local bus route 802.
  • Bus routes 79 and 81 from Länsi-Herttoniemi, and local bus route 802.
  • Bus route 81 from Herttoniemenranta, and local bus route 802.
  • Bus route 83 from Tammisalo.
  • Bus routes 84–89 from Laajasalo.

To Siilitie metro station

  • Bus routes 79 and 79B, and local bus route 802.

To Kulosaari metro station

  • Bus routes 16 and 81.

Q: When was the Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre opened?

A: The Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre opened to clients on 5 February 2018.


Q: Where is the Centre located?

A: The Health and Well-being Centre is located in Kalasatama, at Työpajankatu 14 A.


Q: How can I reach the Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre?

A: Kalasatama is easy to reach. The Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre is located by the metro station, at Työpajankatu 14 A.  

Buses that stop near the Health and Well-being Centre include buses 16, 50, 58 and 59, as well as buses 55 and 56. (Työpajankatu stop).

For private cars, there is currently a carpark on Capellan puistotie.


Q: Are there any parking spaces in the vicinity of the Centre?

A: For private cars, there is currently a carpark on Capellan puistotie.


Q: Is there a map available of the location of the Health and Well-being Centre?

A: Below is a map that illustrates the location of the Centre as well as the main public transport connections. (Click to enlarge.)

Map of Kalasatama


Q: How has accessibility been taken into account in the Centre and its vicinity?

A: The Centre is fully accessible.
Disabled parking spaces can be found at the eastern end of the centre (see map).  


Q: What services are available at the Centre?

A: The Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre provides residents of Helsinki with smoother access to a broader range of social and health services than before, all under one roof. The services offered by the Centre include health station services, oral health care services, psychiatric outpatient clinic services and social work services.


Q: Who is the Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre meant for?

A: The Centre’s services are meant first and foremost for the clients of the units being transferred to Kalasatama, but they can be used by all resident of Helsinki, if necessary. The largest client group is adults.

The Health and Well-being Centre does not provide family centre services for families with children, such as maternity and child health clinic services and child welfare services.

Nor does the Centre provide the services of comprehensive service centres, which are meant primarily for the elderly. However, the Health and Well-being Centre does provide a range of other services for the elderly, including health station services, psychiatric and substance abuse services, and service counselling.




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