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Park at the station and hop on a train in 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

As a train passenger, for a small fee you can park at Tikkurila station from 16 hours up to 48 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 16 hour parking = train ticket and 1 € (without train ticket 5 €)
  • 24 hour parking = train ticket and 6 € (without train ticket 10 €)
  • 48 hour parking = train ticket and 16 € (without train ticket 20 €)

Learn more about Tikkurila station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, on weekdays (between 06:00-16:00 o'clock) you can park at Leppävaara station up to 10 hours for a small fee and on other times free of charge. The parking hall at the station is open 24/7. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 10 hour parking (Leppävaaran aukio) = train ticket and 1 € (weekdays between 06:00-16:00 o'clock; other times free of charge)

Learn more about Leppävaara station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, you can park at Kivistö station for free up to 16 hours and for a fee up to 48 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 16 hour parking = free with a train ticket (without train ticket 5 €)
  • 24 hour parking = train ticket and 5 € (without train ticket 10 €)
  • 48 hour parking = train ticket and 15 € (without train ticket 20 €)

Learn more about Kivistö station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, you can park at Leinelä station for free up to 16 hours and for a fee up to 48 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 16 hour parking = free with a train ticket (without train ticket 5 €)
  • 24 hour parking = train ticket and 5 € (without train ticket 10 €)
  • 48 hour parking = train ticket and 15 € (without train ticket 20 €)

Learn more about Leinelä station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, for a small fee you can park at Louhela station from 16 hours up to 48 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 16 hour parking = train ticket and 1 € (without train ticket 5 €)
  • 24 hour parking = train ticket and 6 € (without train ticket 10 €)
  • 48 hour parking = train ticket and 16 € (without train ticket 20 €)

Learn more about Louhela station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, for a small fee you can park at Malmi station up to 12 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 12 hour parking = Train ticket as well as 1€ (only for public transport users)

Learn more about Malmi station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, for a small fee you can park at Martinlaakso station from 16 hours up to 48 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 16 hour parking = train ticket and 1 € (without train ticket 5 €)
  • 24 hour parking = train ticket and 6 € (without train ticket 10 €)
  • 48 hour parking = train ticket and 16 € (without train ticket 20 €)

Learn more about Martinlaakso station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, for a small fee you can park at Tikkurila station from 16 hours up to 48 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 16 hour parking = train ticket and 1 € (without train ticket 5 €)
  • 24 hour parking = train ticket and 6 € (without train ticket 10 €)
  • 48 hour parking = train ticket and 16 € (without train ticket 20 €)

Learn more about Myyrmäki station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, you can park at Rekola station for free up to 16 hours and for a fee up to 48 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 16 hour parking = free with a train ticket (without train ticket 5 €)
  • 24 hour parking = train ticket and 5 € (without train ticket 10 €)
  • 48 hour parking = train ticket and 15 € (without train ticket 20 €)

Learn more about Rekola station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

As a train passenger, for a small fee you can park at Vantaankoski station from 16 hours up to 48 hours. See the more detailed info on the parking below:

  • 16 hour parking = train ticket and 1 € (without train ticket 5 €)
  • 24 hour parking = train ticket and 6 € (without train ticket 10 €)
  • 48 hour parking = train ticket and 16 € (without train ticket 20 €)

Learn more about Vantaankoski station's parking areas on HSL's website ›

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.

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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

All of VR's tickets that include a QR code entitle you to the park-and-ride benefit. Tickets with QR code can be purchase from e.g. VR Matkalla application, vr.fi, and from our customer service and R-kioski.

The QR code reader reads both paper and electronic tickets. The earliest you can park is one hour before the train departure time specified in your ticket. If you use a season ticket to park, make sure the ticket is valid on the parking date.

Train tickets can only be used for parking at the departure stations. When you travel with a season ticket, your parking station must be one of the stations on the ticket.

The QR code reader does not accept the ticket

If the QR code reader does not accept your ticket, the scanner light turns red. Make sure you are using the correct ticket. The departure station on your ticket must be the same as your parking station. If there are several legs to your journey, park at the departure station of the first train. When you travel with a season ticket, your parking station must be one of your termini. Make sure that your ticket is valid on the travel day and that your train will depart in less than one hour. If your ticket is nevertheless not accepted, please contact VR’s customer support by calling 0100 3232 (cost 0,06 €/min + lnc/mcc).

What if I get a parking fine?

If you have been given a parking fine because of VR, e.g. due to your train’s delayed arrival, you can claim compensation for the fine by filling in VR’s compensation form.

If the parking fine was a result of HSL’s equipment, the city of Vantaa, Espoo or Helsinki, you can request to annul the fine from: