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Half-Day Forest Bike Tour from Helsinki

Half-Day Forest Bike Tour from Helsinki
4 hours
USD 39.76
<p>We will hit the Central Park on two wheels! This 4-hour tour will show you just how fluently nature integrates with the urban life in Helsinki. You will learn the fundamentals of Finnish nature while still inside the city borders. You will also see a variety of lifestyles and housing that blend forest and wildlife with everyday life in this beautiful capital city. You will learn a lot about unique characteristics and variety of uses Finnish plants. Tour includes a snack/coffee break in the woods where you can take it easy and inhale the fresh air and enjoy the surrounding green bliss. Second half of the tour introduces different types of built areas that incorporate nature as a vital part of living.</p>

Helsinki Bus and Boat Combination Tour

Helsinki Bus and Boat Combination Tour
3 hours
USD 44.30
<p>Combine two beautiful and comprehensive sightseeing experiences and enjoy the best of Helsinki on land and at sea. The package includes a 1.5-hour canal cruise that takes you around the beautiful archipelago of the Finnish capital and Hop-On Hop-Off bus sightseeing tour covering all the main sites of this fascinating city. The bus tour ticket is valid 24 hours and entitles you to also get a discount on top attractions. Free WiFi is available on-board both the boat and the bus for your comfort. </p> <p><strong> </strong></p>

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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 2017