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Helsinki is well-known for its efficient public transportation system, making it a great way to see the top sights included in the Helsinki Card. When you purchase your Helsinki Card CITY or Helsinki Card REGION it automatically includes travel in Helsinki. Your Helsinki Card acts as your travel card throughout the validity and duration of your card. The Helsinki Card CITY can be used across all public transport within zones AB and the Helsinki Card REGION can be used across all public transport within zones ABC.
The Helsinki Card allows you unlimited travel across all transport networks in Helsinki:
✔ Local Trains
✔ Suomenlinna Ferry
Helsinki Card CITY holders are entitled to unlimited travel within the zones AB for the duration of their Helsinki Card; 1, 2 or 3 days. Enjoy unlimited travel for 24, 48 or 72 hours after the first activation. Please note! With Helsinki Card CITY you cannot travel to/from the Helsinki Airport. If you want to travel to/from the Helsinki Airport you need Helsinki Card REGION.
Helsinki Card REGION holders are entitled to unlimited travel within the zones ABC for the duration of their Helsinki Card; 1, 2 or 3 days. Enjoy unlimited travel for 24, 48 or 72 hours after the first activation.
Helsinki Card (digital card) does not include public transport! You can use the Hop On-Hop Off service to move around in the city.
Using your Helsinki Card as a travelcard
Upon boarding the public transport, make sure you scan your card on the card reader. When the card reader beeps and the light turns green, the card has been read and your journey has been validated.
The travelcard is activated from the first time it is used, so be aware, if you activate your card on public transport before visiting an attraction, this will count as activating the whole card.
PLEASE NOTE: Make sure you tap your Helsinki Card on the card reader to properly validate the journey. You may be charged a Penalty Fare if you are caught travelling without a valid ticket or Helsinki Card.
If you need to check the validity of your card at any point during the duration, you can do this by holding the card up against the reader on public transport, and it will tell you how much longer your card is valid for. If your card beeps red then it has already expired.
Public transport area and zones
Helsinki card CITY zones AB
Helsinki card REGION zones ABC
Transport with Hop On-Hop Off
In the summer season you can easily move around the city with the City Sightseeing Hop On-Hop Off buses. The Hop On-Hop Off tour is included in all Helsinki Card types throughout the validity and duration of the card. Read more about the Hop On-Hop Off tours!