Helsinki Vantaa International Airport
The Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, situated about 30 minutes from the centre of Helsinki (see neighborhoods) and the ferry port by car, now serves more than 13 million passengers a year.
Shopping for bargains, enjoying a decent cup of coffee and bite to eat or even having your hair cut before take-off are just some of the many good reasons to arrive at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in good time before your flight.
Children will find plenty of things to do in the playrooms. If you have business to attend to, you can spend your time productively in the new multimedia centre. You can even have your car washed and serviced while you’re away.
Book the best accommodation at airport Vantaa. Several properties are located within walking distance, a few hostels as well.
Location — The airport is located 19km (11.5 miles) north of Helsinki.
Time zone — GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions — From Helsinki city centre, drive north along Tuusula road (Hwy 45) and follow signs for the airport. From the west and the east, get on Kehä III (Hwy E18 or Hwy 50) and follow signs for the airport.
Address — PL 29, 01531 Vantaa, Finland
Airport Code — HEL
Country Code — 358
Car Hire — Car hire companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. Car hire desks are located in the Arrivals hall 2 of the International Terminal 2.
Public Transport — #Bus : YTV buses to Helsinki city centre (415, 451 and 615) depart from outside both terminals (journey time – 40 minutes). More services run to other destinations, The Finnair City Bus also runs to Helsinki city centre. — #Taxi: Taxi ranks are located in front of both terminals (journey time to Helsinki – 30 minutes).