Helsinki Vantaa Airport

Last updated: Sunday, September 24, 2023


Helsinki Vantaa Airport is a large airport located in Helsinki, Finland. It serves Helsinki and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code HEL.

Helsinki Vantaa Airport is situated in the continent of Europe, specifically in the country of Finland, with latitude 60.3172 and longitude 24.963301.

It has an elevation of 54.56 meters (179 ft) and is identified by the GPS code EFHK.

Phone+358 200 14636
Elevation54.56 m (179 ft)
AddressLentoasemantie 1, 01530 Vantaa, Finland
WebsiteHelsinki Vantaa Airport
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Airport address

Helsinki Vantaa Airport

Lentoasemantie 1, 01530 Vantaa, Finland

Which country is Helsinki Vantaa Airport?

Helsinki Vantaa Airport is situated in Helsinki, which is in Finland, a country located on the continent of Europe.

How do I get from Helsinki Vantaa Airport to city centre?

There are several options to get from Helsinki Vantaa Airport to the city center:

  1. Train: The most convenient and fastest option is to take the train. The airport has its own train station located in the corridor between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Trains run regularly from the airport to Helsinki Central Railway Station, and the journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

  2. Bus: There are several bus services available from the airport to the city center. The Finnair City Bus and Bus 615 are popular options. The Finnair City Bus operates between the airport and Helsinki Central Railway Station, while Bus 615 connects the airport to the city center and other destinations. The journey by bus takes around 30-40 minutes, depending on traffic.

  3. Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminals. The journey to the city center usually takes around 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Make sure to use authorized taxis and check the approximate fare before starting the journey.

  4. Airport Shuttle: Some hotels in Helsinki offer airport shuttle services for their guests. If you have booked accommodation in one of these hotels, check if they provide shuttle services and arrange for pick-up in advance.

  5. Car Rental: If you prefer to drive, you can rent a car from the airport. There are several car rental companies available at the airport, and the drive to the city center takes approximately 30 minutes, depending on traffic.

Overall, the train is often the most convenient and efficient option for getting from Helsinki Vantaa Airport to the city center.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Helsinki Vantaa Airport.

  1. How far is Helsinki Vantaa Airport from the city center? Helsinki Vantaa Airport is located approximately 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) north of Helsinki city center. It takes around 30 minutes to reach the city center by taxi or public transportation.

  2. Are there any hotels near Helsinki Vantaa Airport? Yes, there are several hotels located near Helsinki Vantaa Airport, offering convenient accommodation options for travelers. Some popular choices include Hilton Helsinki Airport, Scandic Helsinki Airport, and Clarion Hotel Helsinki Airport, all of which are within a short distance from the airport terminals.

  3. Is there free Wi-Fi available at Helsinki Vantaa Airport? Yes, Helsinki Vantaa Airport provides free Wi-Fi access throughout the terminals. Passengers can connect to the airport's Wi-Fi network by selecting "Helsinki Airport Free Wi-Fi" and following the instructions provided. The free Wi-Fi service allows travelers to stay connected and browse the internet during their time at the airport.