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Introducing Helsinki


Depending on the season, night becomes day and day becomes night in Helsinki, which makes for some some truly unique experiences. Its historic buildings, reminiscent of Byzantine and Tsarist Russian architecture, will draw you into their mysterious world as you explore the streets they stand on. While exploring the history and art museums of the city, you’ll find forget all about time and space. But be sure to capture the grandeur and elegance with your camera as you walk out onto the city's streets and squares. With Finland's cuisine representing some of the best food the Nordic culinary tradition has to offer, just stroll into one Helsinki's many restaurants and discover the unique flavors of the city's traditional dishes.

Helsinki is known for:


Wellness History and Art Nature and Wildlife Skiing Trekking Climbing

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Turku (169 km)
Kotka (132 km)
Lahti (105 km)
CURRENCY
Euro (EUR)

COUNTRY CODE
+358

ELECTRIC POWER
C, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€3.18

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL
€51.13

Helsinki airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can make the 19 km journey between Helsinki Airport and the city center by bus, with the express shuttle costing 6.20 euros. You can also reach the city center with the 615 and 620N buses, which run every 15 minutes. The journey takes around 40 minutes.

Average time from airport: 40 minutes

Distance from airport: 19 km

TAXI:

Depending on where you want to go in the city center, a taxi from the airport will cost between 40 and 50 euros, with the journey lasting about 20 minutes.

Average taxi price: 40-50 euros

CAR RENTAL:

Miles & Smiles members earn 100 Miles per day, up to maximum 1000 Miles. What’s more, rentals made through the website for 1 or 2 days earn an extra 250 Miles, while rentals for 3 or more days earn an extra 500 Miles.

Average car rental price: N/A Enterprise National Alamo


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