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There are 2 hotel inside the Helsinki airport, 2 hotels within 100-200m from the airport entrance, and 5 hotels nearby within 5 km with free airport shuttle.

Airport GoSleep Lounge inside airport 40€
Glo Hotel Airport inside airport 144€
Scandic Helsinki Airport 200m from Terminal 2 145€
Hilton Helsinki Airport 350m from Terminal 2 159€
Free shuttle Airport Hotel Pilotti 4,5km from the Airport 99€
Scandic Aviapolis 2,7km from the Airport 101€
Scandic Aviacongress 2,8km from the Airport 111€
Airport Hotel Bonus Inn 4,1km from the Airport 118€
Holiday Inn Helsinki-Vantaa Airport 3km from the Airport 125€
Other Forenom Hostel Vantaa Airport 1,3km from Airport 57€
Forenom Hostel Vantaa Aviapolis 1,6km from Airport 82€
Clarion Hotel Helsinki Airport 2km from Airport 119€


The only hotel inside the Helsinki Airport building is GLO Hotel Airport. Modern 4 star hotel situated downstairs in Terminal 2. Note Glo Airports hotel rooms have no windows.

Another place to have a rest between flights is innovative GoSleep Sleeping Pods. the pods are equipped with a specially designed chair converted into a bed, secure storage space and a power outlet or USB for charging devices. GoSleep Relaxation area is open 24h. Located after the security control in Terminal 1, next to Gate 28. Accessible for transit guests and checked in passangers who have passed airport security and passport control.

GLO hotel Helsinki Airport

- is the closest hotel and located inside airport, Terminal 2 ground floor. Best choice hotel for late arrival or early departure flights. Price from €144.

GLO hotel Helsinki Airport

GoSleep Lounge

- sleeping pods and relaxation area open 24h for transit guests and checked in passangers in Terminal 2. Price from 40€.

GoSleep Lounge Helsinki Airport


Those hotels have soundproof rooms to provide relaxed overnight with maximum comfort.

Scandic Helsinki Airport

- is located within 200m from airport, 5 min walking distance from Terminal 2 via a covered walkway. Price from €145.

Scandic Helsinki Airport hotel

Hilton Helsinki Airport

- is located nearby airport, 350m from Terminal 2 (5-7 min walking). Small breakfast served from 03:30. Soundproofed rooms. Price from €159.

Hilton Helsinki Airport


There is a free shuttle bus service between the airport and some hotels nearby. Free hotel buses depart from platform 21 in front of the Terminal 2 and from platform 10 in front of the Terminal 1.

Airport Hotel Pilotti.

The cheapest hotel with free 24/7 airport transfer. Price from €99. 5 min drive from Helsinki Airport. Cold breakfast buffet from 03:30, hot dishes available from 05:00. Jumbo Shopping Mall and Flamingo Spa are 10 min walk from the hotel.

Airport Hotel Pilotti

Scandic Helsinki Aviapolis

and Scandic Helsinki Aviacongress are located next to each other, within 5 min drive from airport. Price from €101-111. Hotels offer sauna and breakfast from 04:00. 15 min walk from the Flamingo SPA and Water Park, and Jumbo Shopping Mall. 1 km to the Finnish Aviation Museum.

Scandic Helsinki Aviapolis

Bonus Inn Airport Hotel

- is located a 5 min drive from airport. Price from €118. Tea and coffee facilities. Free evening sauna. The Flamingo SPA and Jumbo Shopping Centre - 10 min walk from the hotel. Buses to Helsinki Central Station stop outside the hotel.

Bonus Inn Airport Hotel

Holiday Inn Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

has scheduled airport shuttle in 10 minutes. Price from €125. Breakfast from 05:00 onwards. Jumbo Shopping Centre is a 10-minute walk away. Fitness centre and 2 saunas.

Holiday Inn Helsinki-Vantaa Airport


There are 2 hostels 1,5km from Helsinki airport - Forenom Hostel Vantaa Airport (from €57) and Forenom Hostel Vantaa Aviapolis (from €82).

Those are modern hostels, only private rooms (no shared rooms with a stranger).
Self-catering rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Keyless entry system. Green area nearby.

Hostels can be reached in 15 min walking from the airport or by free parking bus (bus stop by P4B parking 250m from hostel).

Helsinki airport hostels Forenom


Clarion Hotel Helsinki Airport

- is a modern, new and fresh business hotel. Clarion is located within 10-minutes from HEL airport by train or public bus, 2km from the airport terminal. Price from €119.
Aviapolis Train Station is 550m away from the hotel and connects hotel with airport and city center. The Finnish Aviation Museum is just 100 metres away for those who have some time between flights and for families with kids.

Clarion Hotel Helsinki Airport

Helsinki Airport

Helsinki Airport (IATA: HEL, ICAO: EFHK; Finnish: Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasema) is the main international airport of the city of Helsinki, its surrounding metropolitan area, and the Uusimaa region. The airport is located in the city of Vantaa, about 5 kilometres west of Tikkurila, the administrative center of Vantaa and 17.0 km north of Helsinki city center.

Helsinki airport to city center

There is a train connection between Helsinki airport and city centre. Entrance to the train station is located between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at the airport. Train ride takes about 30 minutes from airport to downtown. It is the easiest, cheapest (starting from €5) and fastest way to get to the city.

Finnair City Bus operate between the airport and Helsinki Central Railway Station. Transfer takes about 30 minutes. The bus has a free WiFi. One way ticket from €6,80. Departure from Helsinki Airport T2, platform 10. Bus runs from 5.45 till 1.05 (airport - city center direction), and from 5.00 till 0.00 (city center - airport direction).

Public bus 617 operates between airport and the Hakaniemi market square on rush hours from Monday to Friday.

What's around

1. Finnish Aviation Museum. Address: Karhumäentie 12 (Tietotie 3), 01530 Vantaa, Finland

Museum is located just outside Helsinki Airport, 20-25 minute walk from the Terminal. A taxi to the museum costs approximately €7. The local trains I and P from Airport via the Ring Rail. The closest train station is Aviapolis, choose the exit towards Aviabulevardi. The Aviapolis train station is located 150 metres from the Museum.

Finnish Aviation Museum Helsinki airport

Fees: Adults €10; Children (7–17 years)- €7; Children under 7 years - FREE.

Museum collection boasts about 80 aircraft and countless other items related to the world of aviation. Flight simulators offer virtual flying experiences for all, together with experienced instructors. Guided tours available.

Open: Mon–Fri 10-20; Sat & Sun 10-17. Closed on 1.1, 23-24.6, 6.12, 24-26.12, 31.12 and during special events.

Finnish Aviation Museum collection

2. Flamingo Spa Helsinki

Flamingo Spa Helsinki is a water park for the whole family and peaceful adults spa and indoor playpark Naurusaari in Vantaa, close to Shopping Center Jumbo and Helsinki-Vantaa airport.

Spa offers warm pool, the therapeutic mineral water pool, the 6 saunas, over 20 luxurious treatment rooms. Sauna Yoga or Sauna Pilates class available.

Water Park Flamingo offers different kind of pools and slides, a Finnish sauna. Attraction Pool with currents and bubble baths with the temperature 32 degrees Celsius. Sports Pool 25 m long for water gymnastics and ball games. 2 Jacuzzis. The Childrens Pool for the small ones. The water park has the Upstream Pool, where you can swim against the current. In the middle of the pool, there is a water massage point for the neck and shoulders. There are slides for experienced riders and also family safe slides for smaller kids.

Flamingo Spa is open every day of the year.

3. Science Centre Heureka

The Finnish Science Centre Heureka - interactive science and technology center in Helsinki. It offers theme exhibitions, planetarium films and events. Plan to spend there 3-4 hours min for visit with children.

Interactive exhibitions, laboratory experiments, basketball rats show, workshops, documentary showings, Heureka planetarium and fun for whole family.

Museum is located in the Tikkurila area of Vantaa. 7 km from Helsinki-Vantaa airport.

Open year-round. Children under 6 years free of charge. Adults ticket in 2019: 22€. Children (6-15 years): 15€.


Helsinki Baltic Herring Market 2019

The Helsinki Baltic Herring Market is one of the oldest ongoing event traditions in Finland, it has been held since 1743. Throughout the years, the Market has changed from a marketplace to a wider public event bringing together archipelago traditions and modern food culture.

The aim of the City of Helsinki is to hold on to the tradition, and to support the livelihood of fishers. A new focus will be placed on widening the scope of the event into a celebration for all citizens.

Helsinki airport hotels
Date: 06 October 2019 - 12 October 2019
Address: Market Square, Ullanlinna and Kaisaniemi, Eteläranta, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
Traditional Sailing Day 2019

Traditional Sailing Days gather the large Finnish sailing ships at South Harbour.

Then the audience is welcome to visit the ships and meet the crews.

Market Square / South Harbour 13.10. 10.00-16.00

Free entry

Traditional Sailing Day
Date: 13 October 2019
Address: Market Square, Ullanlinna and Kaisaniemi, Eteläranta, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
Allas Moonlight Swim

Allas Sea Pool is organizing moonlight swim outdoors in a heated pool during autumn season under the glooming light of the full moon.

Allas Sea Pool
12.11. 19.00-22.00
12.12. 19.00-22.00

Tickets 14€ at the entrance

Allas Moonlight Swim
Date: 12 Novembr 2019
Address: Allas Sea Pool, 00160 Helsinki, Finland
Viaporin Kekri. Suomenlinna Helsinki

Created with respect and consideration for Suomenlinna’s past, Viaporin Kekri is an opportunity to explore Finnish history, a modern interpretation of an old Kekri tradition, and an experiment in creating new meanings out of centuries-old believes and customs.

It gives its visitors a unique chance to explore and experience Suomenlinna islands from a new perspective and see its darkest corners that are usually closed for the general public.

Suomenlinna 2.11. 14.00-23.00

Free entry

Viaporin Kekri.  Suomenlinna Helsinki
Date: 2 November 2019
Address: Suomenlinna, 00190 Suomimenlinna Helsinki, Finland
Lucia Parade 2019

Each year a young maiden is chosen to represent St. Lucia on Lucia Day 13 December. Lucia is crowned in the Cathedral at 17:00 after that she will descend the Cathedral stairs to the Senate Square.

The Lucia parade starts from the Senate Square at approx. 18:00, route: Aleksanterinkatu-Mannerheimintie-Eteläesplanadi-Market Square

Lucia Parade
Date: 13 Desember 2019
Address: Senate Square, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki Christmas Market 2019

Helsinki Christmas Market is the oldest and largest event of its kind in Helsinki. Taking place in the centre of Helsinki in the Senate Square the Christmas Market attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

The centre of the market is home to a cluster of licensed food courts focusing on regional specialities. In the gift alleys surrounding the food courts, there are over a hundred vendors selling traditional handicraft, the latest design and utility products, as well as produce from primary producers and farms.

The heart of the market beats to a hugely popular, old-fashioned merry-go-round offering free rides to children and others who are young at heart.

Senate Square 6.-22.12.

Helsinki Christmas Market
Date: 06 Desember 2019 - 22 Desember 2019
Address: Senate Square, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
New Year's Eve at the Senate Square in Helsinki 2020

Helsinki’s official New Year’s Eve celebrations will kick off once again with a special programme.

Senate Square Helsinki 31.12.

Free entry

New Year Eve at the Senate Square in Helsinki
Date: 31 Desember 2019
Address: Senate Square, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
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