Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland.
Throughout its 450-year history, maritime Helsinki has swung between the currents of Eastern and Western influences.
The lifestyle in the second-most northern capital city in the world is full of contrasts and fascinating habit cultures. Influences from both the East and West are visible in the city’s architecture, culinary culture, events, traditions and many other elements that are unique to the way of life in Helsinki.
Getting around Helsinki using public transport is easy. Click here for a journey planner, timetables and maps.
How to get there?
Helsinki is easy to get to from anywhere in the world.
Around two hundred international flights arrive at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport each day. The airport is situated just 20 kilometers from the city center.
There are ferry services to and from Estonia, Sweden, Germany, Russie and Poland.
Helsinki is also served by excellent train connections to and from all parts of Finland. There are also daily train services to and from St. Petersburg and Moscow.