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Smooth travelling at Helsinki Airport

Flying via Helsinki means that you can enjoy the compact and uncrowded Helsinki Airport, where all the gates and services are located under one roof, in one terminal building.

Renewed Helsinki Airport welcomes you

Helsinki Airport welcomes you with its new spacious arrival and departure halls! As the main transit area for Finnair customers, the brand-new terminal will make connections extra quick and smooth. Catching a train, bus or taxi to or from the airport is now easier than ever as everything is nearby the terminal entrance.   


  • The drop-off point for taxis and cars is in front of the new terminal building. Parking in front of the terminal is not possible, but there is plenty of parking space available nearby. 
  • After online check-in, you can collect your bag tag from the new, easy-to-use check-in kiosks in the new departure hall. Then continue for bag drop and security.


  • The baggage halls 2A and 2B remain in the current location for now – just follow the baggage hall signs to find your way. After picking up your bag, you will continue to the new customs area and exit in the new arrival hall.  
  • Finnair Arrival Service is located near the customs.  
  • From the new arrival hall you can easily access the train and taxi stations, bus stops and parking halls
Transport to and from Helsinki Airport

You can easily get to and from Helsinki Airport with public transportation or taxi. Read more!

Connecting flights at Helsinki Airport

Designed especially for transferring between Asian and European flights, Helsinki Airport is regularly rated as one of the most efficient airports. Flying via Helsinki means you'll spend less time waiting for flights and more time at your destination. At best, changing planes takes just 35 minutes!

Border control

When arriving in Helsinki, please check the gate number and departure time of your onward flight from the flight information screens at the airport. On the way to your departure gate, you will go through security and passport controls. If you are arriving from a non-Schengen country and heading on a flight to the Schengen area, the airport's multilingual staff will guide you to the fast line security control in the transfer area.

At passport control, citizens of the EU, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Japan and South Korea holding biometric passports may skip lines by using the airport's fast and convenient automatic border control machines.

Read more about automated border control Airport services and shopping opportunities

At Helsinki Airport you can find some good bargains in the numerous shops around the airport or enjoy tasty food and snacks in the high-quality restaurants and cafés. Thanks to the comfortable workstations and versatile hotel and congress services, you can also work efficiently before your flight. What's more, you can continue shopping at the Finnair Arrival Shop after your flight!

View the Helsinki Airport map Lounges at Helsinki Airport

Unwind at the lounges at Helsinki Airport – Finnair Business Lounge and Finnair Platinum Corner in the Schengen side, or Finnair Business Lounge and Finnair Platinum Wing in the non-Schengen side of the airport. Whether you want to enjoy a delicious meal, grab a quick coffee, continue to work, take a shower before your flight or just sit back and relax, you’ll find a perfect spot in our lounges.

Lounges around the world

A wide network of our partners’ lounges in our destinations welcomes you for a visit while travelling. Find information about the lounges available for you in your destination airport and read through the guest policy.

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