Helsinki Card


Choose a 24-, 48- or 72-hour Helsinki Card or Helsinki Card Region (including free travel on public transport in whole metropolitan area and rail link between Helsinki city center and Helsinki-Vantaa Airport), collect your card from the redemption point, and make the most of Finland’s vibrant capital with the great-value benefits it offers. Enjoy free transport on Helsinki’s buses, trams, metro, trains and boats to the nearby islands, and complimentary admission to top sights, museums and attractions, including the Suomenlinna Fortress Museum and Ateneum, Finland’s flagship art gallery. Your card also entitles you to a free, 1-hour and 45-minute Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing city tour. Put on the audio headsets and view city highlights must-sees such as Senate Square, the Temppeliaukio Church and other landmarks as you listen to the informative audio commentary and stirring sound effects that come with it. The Helsinki Card also comes with a free guidebook and city map, and a host of additional benefits, such as savings at restaurants, shops and more. THE HELSINKI CARD OFFERS: • Free Helsinki Audio City Tour Panorama Sightseeing • Tour in 10 languages (limited timetable) • Unlimited travel on Helsinki’s public buses, trams, metro, trains and boats • Free admission to top museums and attractions • Complimentary travel to and discounted entry to Korkeasaari Zoo Island • Included travel to and admission to Suomenlinna Fortress • 30% discount on the Finnair airport bus between central Helsinki and Helsinki Airport • Complimentary digital guidebook, including city map and sightseeing information (only available in English)

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1 day - 3 days
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Why take this tour?

Discover Helsinki independently with the Helsinki Card. The card is a handy, economical way to make the most of your visit in Helsinki. It is a transport ticket and entrance ticket all in one and has a number of great value reductions and bonuses attached. Don't leave home without one! Helsinki Card CITY and Helsinki Card REGION include all the same benefits, the only difference is the public transport. ​​​​​​​Helsinki Card CITY is the travel ticket within the zones AB. ​​​​​​​Helsinki Card REGION is the travel ticket within the zones ABC. Region card includes the train to Helsinki airport. PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO THE COVID-19 THERE MIGHT BE RAPID CHANGES IN WHAT'S INCLUDED IN HELSINKI CARD

What’s included?

  • Free Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Tour in 10 languages (limited timetable)

  • Free Hop on Hop off City Sightseeing by bus (back in May 2022)

  • Free Beautiful Canal Route sightseeing by boat (May -Sep)

  • Unlimited travel on public transport (Helsinki Card CITY the zones AB, REGION the zones ABC)

  • 25 other establishments with discounts in shopping, restaurants, and much more!

  • Free ferry to Suomenlinna Sea fortress island

  • Free entrance to main museums and attractions

  • Free City Highlights Helsinki, 90min archipelago cruise (June-August)

  • Entry/Admission - Sinebrychoff Art Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

  • Entry/Admission - Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Stromma - Sightseeing By Boat

  • Entry/Admission - Ehrensvärd Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Mannerheim Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Military Museum's Manege

  • Entry/Admission - The National Museum of Finland

  • Entry/Admission - Submarine Vesikko

  • Entry/Admission - Ateneum

  • Entry/Admission - Design Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Museum of Technology (Tekniikan Museo)

  • Entry/Admission - Museum of Finnish Architecture (Arkkitehtuurimuseo)

  • Entry/Admission - Exhibition Centre WeeGee

  • Entry/Admission - Stromma - Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

  • Entry/Admission - HAM - Helsinki Art Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Hotel and Restaurant Musem

  • Entry/Admission - The Finnish Museum Of Photography

  • Entry/Admission - Sports Museum of Finland

  • Entry/Admission - Stromma - Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing

  • Entry/Admission - Suomenlinna Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Amos Rex Art Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Hvittrask

  • Entry/Admission - Urho Kekkonen Museum Tamminiemi

  • Entry/Admission - Teatterimuseo - Theatre Museum

  • Entry/Admission - Hakasalmi Villa

  • Entry/Admission - Haltia

  • Entry/Admission - Temppeliaukio Church

  • Food and drinks

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 1-3 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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On the Beautiful Canal Route sightseeing cruise you will get to see the most beautiful shorelines in Helsinki and many fabulous sights, including the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the impressive fleet of icebreakers and – of course – Degero Canal. Along the way you will also hear about Helsinki’s fascinating history.

You can enjoy this popular route exclusively on our cruise vessels. Our ships’ cafes offer beverages and snacks. To make your cruise enjoyable, we always have friendly staff and experienced captains on board!

You will recognize us from our yellow colour and Helsinki Sightseeing-logo! Departures daily in May-Sep.

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