HEL Airport


Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is the main international airport of the city of Helsinki and the Uusimaa region and is the busiest in Finland. The airport is located in the nearby city of Vantaa, approximately 5 kilometers from Tikkurila and about 20 kilometers from the center of Helsinki.
Originally built for the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Helsinki Airport has two terminals. The airport is the main hub of Finnair, the flag carrier of Finland, and its subsidiary Nordic Regional Airlines.
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Helsinki airport. Photo for editorial use only: © Sisterscom.com / aleksis15@yandex.ru / depositphotos
Thanks to the various airlines operating at the airport, Helsinki Airport offers its passengers a network of destinations in Europe and long-haul direct routes to Asia, the Middle East and North America. Helsinki airport's minimum transit time of 35 minutes is among the shortest in Europe.
Helsinki Airport has all the main technological services to assist passengers before and after boarding. In the airport it offers beauty and wellness areas, smoking areas, medical assistance center, refreshment areas with VIP lounges, VIP lounges for business, shops, bars and restaurants.
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Helsinki airport. Photo for editorial use only: © Sisterscom.com / jehoede / depositphotos
The airport is operated by the state-owned Finavia, a Finnish airport company that allows domestic and international air links from Finland through its national airport network of 21 Finavia airports.

Management company: Finavia 
Address: Lentäjäntie 3, 01530 Vantaa - Finland
Telephone no.: +358 200 14636

Country code: FI
Text: Alisè Vitri
Avion Tourism Magazine
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Flights to/from Helsinki
Transport to/from Helsinki airport
Travel time by train between Helsinki city center and Helsinki Airport is approximately 30 minutes. At the airport, there are two trains to Helsinki at Terminal 1 (Arrivals Floor): the I train and the P train which offer good connections with long-distance trains to different parts of Finland. 
Finnair City Bus and Airport Bus 615 operate to and from Helsinki city center (train station) and the airport. Bus stops are located in Arrivals and Departures in front of T1 and T2. Among the bus destinations from Helsinki airport: Itäkeskus, Rautatientori, Mellunmäki, Elielinaukio.

By car, the journey between the airport and the city of Helsinki is via Tusbyleden / Tuusulanväylä / Route 45 for 22 km, in about 31 minutes.

Taxis can be found at Arrivals and Departures in front of T1 and T2. The journey time by taxi from the airport to the center of Helsinki, and vice versa, is approximately 30 minutes.

Car hire
The main car rental companies at Helsinki Airport are: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

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The closest hotels to Helsinki Airport are three: the GLO Hotel Airport at Terminal 2, floor P (Arrivals hall 2B) which is the only hotel inside the airport; Hotel Hilton Helsinki Airport, near Terminal 2 (Lentäjänkuja 1) a few minutes walk from the terminal via a covered walkway; Scandic Helsinki Airport near Terminal 2 (Lentäjänkuja 1) a few minutes walk from the terminal via a covered walkway. To find more hotels near Helsinki Airport, check out the Booking.com map below.
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