Smooth travelling at Helsinki Airport

Flying via Helsinki means that you are flying the shorter and faster route between Asia and Europe. When flying via Helsinki, you will enjoy the compact and uncrowded Helsinki Airport, where all the gates and services are located under one roof, in one terminal building.

Transport to and from Helsinki Airport

You can easily get to and from Helsinki Airport for example with public transportation, Finnair City Bus or taxi.

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 flight to the Schengen area, the airport’s multilingual staff will guide to the fast line security control in the transfer area.

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

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!

Lounges at Helsinki Airport

Relax, rest or work before your flight at the state-of-the-art Finnair lounges at Helsinki Airport. You can purchase lounge access in advance for off-peak hours, or if you are a Finnair Plus Platinum or Gold member or a Finnair Business Class passenger, you can use the lounge facilities free of charge.

Helsinki Airport map