Helsinki by public transportation

The easiest way to travel around Helsinki is the public transportation. All the most popular sights are also on the walking distance from Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki.

We recommend you to reach Helsinki by public transportation. 

There are city bikes available around the city. The closest pick up point is just around corner, opposite Helsinki University building. More info and registeration: kaupunkipyorat.hsl.fi/

Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki is located in the heart of Helsinki. It is easy to reach many places from the hotel. Alekstanterinkatu tram stop is located next to the hotel. 

- Tram 7 to Länsiterminaali and Messukeskus 

- Tram 5 to Katajanokka Terminal

- Tram 2 to Olympia Terminal

The Central Railway Station is located just 5min walk from the hotel. There are two trains (I & P) heading to the Helsinki Airport.

- Tram 3 (from Rautatientori stop) to Linnanmäki Amusement park

- Bus 16 (platform 17) to Korkeasaari Zoo

- Ferry to Suomenlinna from Market Square

The local train is the easiest way to get to Hartwall Arena. All the local trains stop in Pasila, which is the closest station.


Please buy the tickets advance, it is not possible to buy tickets in metro or train or tram. There are tickets machines in metro stations and all train stations. Another option is to load free HSL-application to mobile phone to buy tickets. It is also possible to get tickets in R-kioski.

More info and timetables:http://www.hsl.fi