Helsinki Airport Guide to Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport (HEL)

Helsinki Airport (HEL)

Find the most important information about Helsinki Airport: Flights (Departures and Arrivals), Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport (HEL). Plan your travel to HEL Airport with the information provided in this guide.

 

Vantaa Airport is a hub for Finnair, its subsidiary Nordic Regional Airlines, CityJet, Norra and Norwegian Air Shuttle.

 

In 2019, Helsinki Airport served 21,861,082 passengers, being the 30th busiest airport in Europe.

Terminals + info

Helsinki Airport is divided in two terminals only separated by a 250 metres pedestrian corridor. HEL Airport can handle 17 million passengers annually approximately.

Terminal 1: The Domestic and Schengen flights terminal was the first one opened in HEL Airport. 

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Terminal 2: The International and non-Schengen flights terminal opened in 1969. 

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Services + info

At Helsinki Airport passengers have the following services available: 

- Mobile charging stations
- Retail concessions
- Duty free
- Information desk
- Mailbox
- Disabled toilets
- Toilets
- Water refill stations
- Tax refund
- Power sockets

Contact

Address: Helsinki Airport, Lentäjäntie 3, 01530 Vantaa, FINLAND

GPS Location: 60°18’52.43" N / 24°58’13.21" E

Phone: +358 200 14636 (24 hours)

Email: information.efhk@fcaa.fi

Transport + info

There are different means of transportation to and from HEL Airport: 


Bus:
Helsinki Airport is served by a great variety of buses, including night buses.
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Taxi:
Travel time to Helsinki city center is about 30 minutes and costs 50 euros on average. 
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Train: In Vantaa Airport the train station is located on the arrivals floor, between Terminals 1 and 2. Travel time from HEL Airport to Helsinki Central Station is about 30 minutes. 
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Car rental:
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About Helsinki

Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. It is located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland in the southern part of the country, being the northernmost capital of an EU member state.

Given its location, it is at 80 km north of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, 400 km east of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, and 300 km of Saint Petersburg in Russia.


While your stay in Helsinki, do not miss Helsinki Cathedral, Senate Square, the Government Palace, National Museum of Finland, Helsinki Central Station, Helsinki Old Church, Uspenski Cathedral, among others.

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