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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

Located in the non-Schengen Area of Terminal 2 in Helsinki Airport, Plaza Premium Lounge Helsinki boasts the first in-lounge playroom set within a modern and bright lounge ambiance, complemented with breathtaking apron views. Get 3-hour access to the lounge and take a break before or between flights, a perfect choice for business and leisure travelers. Make use of all the lounge facilities catering to the needs of travelers, such as comfortable seating, a live kitchen, a bar, shower rooms, charging stations, complimentary WiFi, and computer workstations.

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport: Helsinki Layover Walking Tour

2. 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

3. 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 Layover 3-hour Guided Tour

4. 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.

UK/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

5. 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 40 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, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guiana, Germany, Greece, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, La Reunion, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Also covered is Malta, Martinique, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and Northern Ireland. All iPhone model launched beyond iPhone XS can support eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. For eSIM remaining data balance check, please contact the operator's technical team via WhatsApp/Line/Telegram at the number in your GYG voucher after purchase. Detailed data usage is based on the backend data of the telecommunications company and the network speeds may vary in remote areas. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. APN (Access Point Name): mobiledata Local operator is available in the voucher info on your GYG App after purchase.

Helsinki Stopover Tour with Round-Trip Airport Transfers

6. 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.

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What people are saying about Helsinki Airport

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 56 reviews

There were delays to my flight and all sorts of other hiccups on my journey so it was really quite stressful - but my driver, Vladimir (who I contacted by text/WhatsApp using the number provided to let him know about the delays) was truly exceptional - thanks to him I got safely to my hotel despite all the delays, and from the minute he picked me up my holiday was finally able to start. I would recommend him 100%

Excellent service. Arrived early and let us know exactly where to meet. Car was spotless and very comfortable. Excellent driver!

Excellent choice. Easy to use. Next time I will purchase again, No doubt. Coverage was excellent.

Easy way to get data. It was a cheaper and easier option than the stores where I was visiting.

Great and easy to use Only problem is to know how much data you have left