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Elielinaukio 3

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Station area (HSL)


When you arrive by train at Helsinki Central Station, you are already in the city centre. Many sights are a few minutes away. There are excellent connections from the railway station to all parts of the city, the neighbouring cities, the harbours and the airport.


Connection to Helsinki Airport

Ring Rail Line is an easy connection to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport from all of Finland.The fastest travel time to the airport for flight passengers coming from the centre of Helsinki is about 30 minutes. They can travel to the airport via Huopalahti (32 minutes) or via Tikkurila (27 minutes) at ten-minute intervals.


Connection to ports

From the station you can get to ports on foot and by taxi and on public transport. It is easiest to get to the ports in the centre of Helsinki by tram; Länsisatama, Olympiaterminaali and Katajannokka terminal.  The port of Vuosaari is easiest to reach by metro and bus.


Other information on Helsinki Central railway station's connections

Taxi stands

Taxi stands are located on both sides of the railway station.
Taksi Helsinki, tel. 0100 0700


Local services bus stations are located on both sides of the railway station in addition to which a third bus terminal is located 500 metres away in Kamppi shopping centre.

Long distance coaches leaves from Kamppi Bus Terminal. Terminal is situated about 600 meters from railway station to the west

Buses, trams, metro

Excellent connections to all parts of Helsinki Metropolitain area.

A metro station and tram stops are located in the immediate vicinity of the station. Accessible entrance to the metro is via the entrance on the station square.

Connecting services on public transports of the greater Helsinki are conveniently accessible in HSL's Journey Planner. The service has all street addresses in the region and a wide range of other sites. In addition to public transport connections you can search for walking and biking routes.

HSL Journey Planner


Helsinki Central Railway Station's area map

Helsinki Central Railway Station area map


Opening hours

Ticket office

Mon–Sun 9–19 

Exceptions to opening hours on Midsummer 2020:

June 19, 09–13

June 20, closed

June 21, 9–19


You can purchase all domestic train tickets, train tickets to St. Petersburg, Moscow and Vyborg, Interrail and Eurail cards.

Ticket vending machines

In addition to the ticket office there are a large number of ticket machines at the station and next to tracks 4-11.

Waiting hall

Every day from 5:00 to 2:00 hrs.
Luggage locker hall from 5:20 to 23:00 hrs.

Sales agents


Matkahuolto, check location and opening hours



Services for the disabled and facilities

Assistance is available. Call VR Telephone Service at 08001 66888 (free of charge), no later than 36 hours before the departure.

Meeting point

The assistance point is located at the end of platform 11 closest to the station building, under the platform canopy.

Next to the assistance point, there is a passageway to Elielinaukio square and the taxi stand.

Car park

Elielinaukio park hall (Euro-Park), open daily from 6.00 to 24.00 hrs. Exit is possible 24 hrs. More information here.

Bicycle park in Asema-aukio area, west side of the station.

Station services

Toilets baby-care room, passenger information system, covered and raised platforms

Luggage lockers, small 78 x 61 x 27 cm €4/24h, middle 90 x 61 x 46cm €6/24 h, big 90 x 86x 47 cm €8/24h. Locker hall is open daily at 5.20 - 23.00 hrs. For skies 90 x 37 x 200cm €8/ 24h. Maximum time of storage 4 days.

Cafés, restaurants, pubs, kiosks, pawn shop, cash dispencers, money exchange, a bank (long opening hours), pharmacy, clothes boutiques among others.

Travel packages and visas to Russia

In downstairs area more services.


Enquiries and reservations

VR Customer Service
Tel. 0600 41 900 (€1,99 € / answered call + local network charge)
Opening hours:
Mon–Fri at 5–22
Sat–Sun and Bank Holidays at 7–22



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