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Park at the station and hop on a train in capital region

Park & ride in the capital region

An easy way to travel

Smoother travel with the park-and-ride benefit! You can park at selected stations for up to 48 hours with a train ticket. The park-and-ride benefit varies between stations.

The park-and-ride benefit is available for passengers travelling from selected stations in Vantaa, Espoo and Helsinki.

Valid park-and-ride benefits

VR's train ticket entitles you to park for free or at a discounted price at the following stations’ park-and-ride areas

A carefree start for a weekend trip

Thanks to park-and-ride, you can enjoy the comfort of driving to the train station without worrying about parking or driving in another town. The flexible parking periods adjust to various travel plans.

Where will you be heading next?

How do I use the parking benefit at the selected train stations?

Park-and-ride benefit is offered at Tikkurila, Leppävaara, Kivistö, Leinelä, Louhela, Malmi, Martinlaakso, Myyrmäki, Rekola and Vantaankoski stations.

Registering the parking

  • Park your car at your departure station’s park-and-ride area at the earliest one hour before your train’s departure time.
  • Register your parking with a parking machine. Follow the instructions.
  • If applicable, select the length of your parking time.
  • If applicable, pay the required sum of the chosen parking time.
  • Confirm your parking. Your chosen parking time starts from the confirmation of your parking.

During the parking

  • If you've parked at Malmi station, take the receipt of your parking confirmation to your car for the duration of your parking. At all the other stations the parking information is handled automatically, so you do not need to take the receipt to your car.
  • Hop on your train and enjoy the trip!
  • When you finish your parking and leave the parking area, you don't need to do anything else.

Show the train ticket's QR code to the reader

How do I park with a train ticket?

You can utilize the park-and-ride benefit when you scan your train ticket's QR code on the code reader next to the parking machine. Green light indicates that the ticket has been accepted. Make sure that your screen's brightness is high.

Relax, enjoy, and return home easily

Why park-and-ride?

With park-and-ride you can travel with ease of mind. Start your trip by driving to the train station, leave your car in the park-and-ride area, step onboard a train and relax – knowing that your car will be waiting for you when you return.

Information about parking