If you have baggage to check in, depending on the airport you can either use Self-service Bag Drop or leave your baggage at the Bag Drop desk during your flight's check-in period.

The Bag Drop opens latest 2 hours before departure and closes 45 minutes to 1 hour before departure.

Self-service bag drop

Self-service Bag Drops help you make your way through the airport even faster. Self-service Bag Drops are available at the following airports:

  • Oulu, Tampere, Turku and Vaasa
  • Copenhagen, Gothenburg, London Heathrow, Reykjavik, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stockholm-Bromma, Umea and Visby.

How does it work?

  1. Check in for your flight online or at one of our self-service kiosks at the airport.
  2. Print the bag tag at a self-service kiosk and attach the tag to your bag.
  3. Go to the Self-service Bag Drop.
  4. Place the tagged bag on the belt.
  5. Scan the bag tag with the hand-held scanner.
  6. Send the bag into the baggage system.

Watch the video to see how to use the Self-service Bag Drop. 

Bag Drop at Helsinki Airport

At Helsinki Airport, you can use the Self-service Bag Drop to check in your baggage. Our ground crew are happy to assist you with the self-service option.

Self-service Bag Drops 207–211 are open all day. During peak hours, also Bag Drops 225–229 are at your service.

If you are travelling to the United States with a direct Finnair flight and/or need special assistance, please check in your baggage with our agents at service counters 214–217.

At Helsinki Airport, you can also bring your baggage to the bag drop the evening prior to departure, between 6 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. If you're travelling with your family and have everyone's tickets and travel documents at hand, one of you can check in all your baggage.

Bag drop desks

Our Bag Drop desks are at your service at airports with no self-service Bag Drops. Please note that if you have a direct flight to the United States, you must check your baggage in at check-in or Bag Drop desks.

Watch the video to see how to use the Bag Drop desks.

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