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Helsinki Airport: Our most recommended tours and activities

Helsinki Airport (HEL): Premium Lounge Entry

1. Helsinki Airport (HEL): Premium Lounge Entry

Relax as you wait for your next flight with pre-booked access to the Plaza Premium Lounge, located at both departures and arrivals at Helsinki Airport. Enjoy an amazing playroom set within a modern and bright lounge ambiance, taste delicious food and drinks, and access the sauna and showers. Located within the landside area in the new Terminal 2, take advantage of the lounge's unique environment for both business and leisure passengers. Make use of the private meeting pods for passengers who require their own dedicated space to work and meet at the airport. Get 3-hour access to the lounge and take a break before or between flights. Unwind with comfortable seating, a live kitchen, a bar, shower rooms, charging stations, complimentary WiFi, and computer workstations.

Helsinki: Private City Highlights Tour with Transfer

2. Helsinki: Private City Highlights Tour with Transfer

Feel the unique atmosphere of a Nordic city with an insightful private tour of Helsinki. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the world's happiest country as you discover the city's most popular neighborhoods. Learn about local history and culture by exploring the main landmarks. Get picked up from the port or airport and head out on your sightseeing journey with a private guide. Enjoy onboard amenities such as bottled water and free WiFi. Drive around the fashionable districts of Ullanlinna, Eira, and Kaivopuisto to see magnificent Art Nouveau structures. Explore beautiful embankments with magnificent views of the Gulf of Finland. Discover Sibelius Park, an Orthodox and Jewish cemetery, the Uspenski Cathedral, and the Helsinki Cathedral. Walk around Esplanade Park in the heart of the city and admire the ocean from the Löyly sauna and restaurant. Take a break to swim in the cool ocean waters, then see the innovative Odi Library and interactive center. Ask your guide to adjust the itinerary if there's a place you'd particularly like to see, then get dropped off at the starting point or your chosen location.

Helsinki Airport Layover 3-hour Guided Tour

3. Helsinki Airport Layover 3-hour Guided Tour

If you have 3-4 hours between flights at the Helsinki airport you can travel to the city center to get an overview of this far northern capital and its inhabitants. You’ll have a chance to meet a local resident, passionate about Helsinki and its culture and history, who will help you make the most of your short time here. The guide will meet you at the airport or train station when you arrive and travel with you to Helsinki’s city center. From the airport, the train trip takes approximately 30 minutes. See some of the city’s most interesting sites, including the magnificent Senate Square and the surrounding 19th-century neighborhood. You’ll also see the unique Church in the Rock and several other places that are local favorites. After the excursion, head back to the airport with your guide, who’ll take you directly into the departures hall.

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport: Helsinki Layover Walking Tour

4. From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport: Helsinki Layover Walking Tour

Make the most of your layover at  Helsinki-Vantaa airport with a sightseeing walking tour. Hop on a train to the city center and see sights like Esplanadi Park and Uspenskin Cathedral before taking a train back to the airport. Meet your guide and take a convenient train to the Central Railway station. Marvel at elegance of the neoclassical Helsinki Cathedral and the imposing Uspenskin Cathedral. Stroll to the vibrant Old Market Hall where you can buy some Finish delicacies to try. Take in the vibes as you enjoy the greenery at Esplanadi Park. Hear local stories and facts from your local guide as you walk.

Helsinki: Private Transfer To/From Helsinki Airport

5. Helsinki: Private Transfer To/From Helsinki Airport

Enjoy a safe and reliable private airport transfer between Helsinki Airport and Helsinki city center.  Be greeted by your driver who will be waiting for you at the arrival hall and track your flight so you won't have to worry in case of a flight delay. Get help to load your luggage into the sedan or minivan depending on your group size. The journey between the airport and the city center is only 30 minutes, the driver will drive you to the right place surely and safely with the best possible route and quickest timing. Save yourself having to carry heavy bags and navigating the public transportation system and take comfort knowing that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high-quality standards. You are also welcome to ask your driver for any advice in regards to your stay in Helsinki.

Helsinki Airport (HEL): One-Way Transfer to/from Helsinki

6. Helsinki Airport (HEL): One-Way Transfer to/from Helsinki

Skip the stress of arranging transportation before or after a long flight with a pre-booked transfer service between the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) and Helsinki. Avoid unnecessary stops with a private service that includes bottled spring water and wi-fi access. Find your driver with ease with a meet and greet service where your driver will hold up a sign with your name clearly written on it. Have help with your heavy bags and hop aboard a premium minivan Mercedes V class or Mercedes E-class (depending on the groups size). Be whisked away to the airport or your accommodation in the city (depending on the direction of your one-way transfer). Feel secure knowing that the driver is monitoring your flight and that there is 45 minutes of complimentary waiting time for your flight.

Helsinki Stopover Tour with Round-Trip Airport Transfers

7. Helsinki Stopover Tour with Round-Trip Airport Transfers

Avail of an itinerary that has been especially designed to cover the top 12 attractions of Helsinki, perfect for travelers with a short stopover at the airport. Learn hidden stories known only by your guide to make your trip unique.  Get a meet and greet at Helsinki Airport, and then head to the Töölö district of the city center to see the Olympic Stadium, built for the 1952 Summer Olympics. Continue to the Sibelius Monument by Eila Hiltunen in Sibelius Park, and then marvel at the National Romantic façade of the National Museum of Finland. See where the Parliament of Finland sit, and admire the contemporary architecture of the Kiasma Museum. Gaze in wonder at the Temppeliaukio Church, built directly into solid rock. Pass Esplanade Park and the 19th-century Old Market Hall near Market Square. See the monumental Uspenski Cathedral on the way to Senate Square, and then take a look at Helsinki Cathedral, built as a tribute to Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.

UK/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

8. UK/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in the 42 most visited regions in Europe and the UK. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Benefit from coverage in Austria, Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Gibraltar, Hungary, Isle of Man, Iceland, Ireland, Italy(including San Marino & Vatican), Jersey Island, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Also covered are Malta, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, the United Kingdom, and Northern Ireland. All iPhone models launched beyond iPhone XS can support eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. APN (Access Point Name): internet Local operator info: UK: Telefonica / Vodafone /Hutchison 3G /Everything Everywhere

Tampere: Helicopter Transfer to Helsinki Airport

9. Tampere: Helicopter Transfer to Helsinki Airport

Fly between Tampere and Helsinki in just 45 minutes and commute between the cities in the most exclusive way. Fly out from the city center of Tampere to connect to your domestic or international onward flight from Helsinki. Enjoy our seamless service from limo pick-up, to comfortable helicopter flight, and drop-off at the departure hall of Helsinki airport.

Turku: One-Way Helicopter Transfer to Helsinki Airport (HEL)

10. Turku: One-Way Helicopter Transfer to Helsinki Airport (HEL)

Soar between Turku and Helsinki in just 55 minutes with this private helicopter service. Enjoy the convenience of ground pickup from your accommodation in Turku and be dropped-off in the departure hall of the Helsinki Airport. Be picked up at your door in Turku and whisked away in a climate-controlled, luxury transportation vehicle. Pass through airport-style security and meet your pilot before hopping aboard a comfortable helicopter.  Experience the thrill of take off and relax with a bird's-eye-view of stunning stretches of Nordic wilderness. Land safely at the Business Flight Center in the Helsinki Airport and your driver will transport you to the airport departure hall.

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What people are saying about Helsinki Airport

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4.5 / 5

based on 98 reviews

Didn’t understand how to use it at first so I texted the number listed and they helped. Ended up using it is the whole time and it worked smoothly. Much better than grabbing a SIM card for each country I visited.

It was the most amazing experience. The driver and the guide were excellent. I would recommend this activity to anyone visiting Meteora. Definitely worth every cent!

Was 11 days in England, internet everywhere and fast. I took the 5 GB fully enough. And easy to activate with an iPhone.

Was 11 days in England, internet everywhere and fast. I took the 5 GB fully enough. And easy to activate with an iPhone.

Great way to spend three hours at Helsinki airport. Lovely food, nice and quiet and friendly staff.