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Helsinki Small-Group Walking Tour

Helsinki Small-Group Walking Tour
USD 34.08
Take advantage of this opportunity to discover beautiful Helsinki, affectionately known as the 'White City of the North' or the 'Daughter of the Baltic' on a private walking tour. Your discovery begins as you pass by the bustling city harbour with its many large ships and picturesque islands dotting the horizon, here you will enjoy a short walk to the colourful open-air market to stretch your legs. You will pass Helsinki Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma, designed by the American architect Steven Hall and finally make a stop for a visit inside the unique Temppeliaukio Church (also known as the Rock Church), blasted into solid rock.

Helsinki Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Helsinki Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour
USD 30.67
There is no better way to see Helsinki than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus! See top Helsinki attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as Senate Square, Helsinki Olympic Stadium, culturally significant Stockmann Department Store, the Swedish Theatre and much more. The buses are open top, allowing 360-degree panoramic views along the route. Hop on and off at any of the 15 stops around Finland's charismatic capital during 24 hours of sightseeing. Free WiFi on-board is available for your comfort.

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Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL) Car Rental

Welcome to the car rental Helsinki Vantaa Airport information page with information on Helsinki Vantaa Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Helsinki driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Helsinki Vantaa Airport car rental options and search for the best available Helsinki car rental rates in the search box below.

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Helsinki Vantaa Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

There are five Helsinki Vantaa Airport car rental companies operating and their Helsinki Vantaa Airport car hire desks are located at Arrivals Hall 2 in the corridor between terminals.

Helsinki Vantaa Airport Car Rental Companies

Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sixt

Helsinki Driving Information

Driving is on the right side of the road.

Helsinki Vantaa Airport rental cars may be either automatic OR manual transmission. Make sure to verify when booking if you are not comfortable with a manual transmission.

Your local drivers' licence is required.

An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).

Helsinki Driving Stress Level: 2/10

Much of central Helsinki is extremely well pedestrianized and together with the network of public transport, means that there is little need to drive in this area. The usual morning and afternoon rush hours can be expected, when traffic grinds to a halt and drivers become frustrated. The Finnish always drive on the right-hand side of the road and therefore overtake on the left. Driving outside Helsinki and around Finland is relatively straightforward, although the winter months of December, January and February can create hazardous, icy stretches.


Helsinki is split into three main parking zones, with Zone 1 being the most central of the three and subsequently the most expensive. Zone 1 is known locally as 'I-vyöhyke' and spaces are charged per hour, with meters being easy to find and accepting most coins or local parking cards.


Helsinki Vantaa Airport Car Rental Recommendations

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Helsinki Vantaa Airport is accessible from the east or west via the Keha III Airport Road and these major routes make driving to and from both of the terminals easy and convenient. As a result of the network of surrounding roads and many nearby areas of interest, the demand for rental cars at the Helsinki Vantaa Airport is relatively high so best to book in advance.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016