Arrival in Finland

Located at the crossroads of east and west, Finland is an easy destination from every corner of the world. The main hub is Helsinki International Airport, from which the city centre is only a 30-minute bus or train ride away. Getting around in Finland is both effortless and ecological. Finland’s public transport is reliable and runs smoothly. You can get basically anywhere by road, railroad or plane in any weather. 

Arrival from the Helsinki airport to city center

Helsinki Airport has multiple transport connections to Helsinki metropolitan area and around Finland. Helsinki Airport locates 20 kilometres from Helsinki City Centre, and it takes around 30 minutes by car or the train to reach the city. A bus ride to Helsinki takes 40‒50 minutes. 

It is very easy to travel by train. Helsinki Airport’s train station is located under the terminal. There is a direct elevator and escalator connection from the departures and arrivals hall to the train station. Local I and P trains operate to and from Helsinki Airport. A train ride to Helsinki City Centre takes about 30 minutes.  

Local train tickets can be purchased from HSL’s mobile app, or from the ticket machine at the train platform. Timetables, tickets and fares for local trains can be found onHSL website. You need an ABC zone ticket.  

Another options can be found here: 

Public transportation

We recommend using public transport. You can get to Helsinki Ice Hall from the center of Helsinki by bus and tram. Travel time from the center is normally about 15 minutes.  Tram lines 4 and 10 leave from Mannerheimintie in front of Lasipalatsi every 1-5 minutes. The tram route runs along Mannerheimintie, and those coming to the Helsinki Ice Hall get off at the Kansaneläkelaitos stop, from which is about a 400-meter walk to the Ice Hall.  

Several bus line routes departing Helsinki city center from Elielinaukio also goes along Mannerheimintie. It is about a 500-meter walk from the Kansaneläkelaitos stop to the Helsinki Ice Hall. Line number 69 takes you from Elielinaukio directly to the stop located in Nordenskiöldinkatu in front of the Helsinki Ice Hall.  

More detailed route information and timetables from the Route Guide:

Please, download the HSL App, where you can see the public transport schedules and buy a ticket.  You can also buy a ticket from a ticket machine or a sales point. You’ll need an AB zone ticket from downtown Helsinki to the Ice Hall.  

Parking in Helsinki Ice Hall

The Helsinki Ice Hall has a paid parking area, the entrance is via Pohjoinen Stadiontie. Please, note that the parking space is limited.