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City Sightseeing Helsinki: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Bus and Boat Options

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    • Adults (16+)
    • Children (6-15)
    • Infants (1-5)
from US$ 49.89 per person pp
    • The 15 well-placed stops showcase the best of Helsinki and cover all the major attractions
    • Enjoy panoramic views of Helsinki from aboard the double decker, open top buses
    • The routes covers Rock Church, the Sibelius monument, Swedish theatre and more such attractions
    • Combine your Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with a cruise along the canal
    • Save money with discounts at top attractions, cafes, restaurants and shops by showing your ticket
    • Multilingual audio commentary on the bus ensures that you don’t miss a single thing!
  • Overview

    Discover the city of Helsinki and its attractions with this hop-on, hop-off tour. The double decker buses run throughout the day and the stops are close to all the main attractions. Upgrade your ticket to add a charming cruise along its canal and see the sights pass you by. The charming capital city of Finland is a great place to visit with many attractions. The hop-on, hop-off tour is a perfect way to explore this eclectic seaside city and provides a great opportunity to visit its parks and islands and experience its culture, food and way of life.

    You have four ticket options to choose from:

    City Sightseeing Helsinki Bus Tour - 24 hours

    City Sightseeing Helsinki Bus Tour - 48 hours    

    City Sightseeing Helsinki Bus and Boat Tour - 24 hours

    City Sightseeing Helsinki Bus and Boat Tour - 48 hours

    You can jump on and off at will or stay on board for the entire 90-minute loop, seeing the sights and listening to the informative audio commentary. Also, by showing your hop-on, hop-off ticket, enjoy exciting discounts at some of Helsinki’s top attractions.


    Sibelius monument

    Helsinki Cathedral

    Rock Church

    Senate Square

    Swedish Theatre

    Olympic Stadium

    National Museum

    Ateneum Art Museum

    Market Square

    For more information on routes and schedule, download the map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?

    Hop-On Hop-Off Bus: 18 April - 13 October: Daily; 16 Oct - 19 Oct & 23 Oct  - 26 Oct: Wednesday to Saturday

    Boat Tour:  2nd May - 30th September: Daily


    24 hours or 48 hours

    Start Time

    Buses daily run from Senate Square between 10am to 4pm. 
    Frequency: Every 30-45 minutes
    The entire loop takes 90 minutes

    Boat Tour:

    2nd May - 24th May: 10:30 am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm.
    25th May - 8th September: every hour from 10:30am to 6:30pm
    9th September - 30th September: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

    You can board the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus from any of the designated stops.
    For cruise passengers: Please check with your cruise line as to which berth and port your cruise ship will be arriving into in Helsinki.
    Cruise guests arriving into Katajanokka are advised to make their own way to City Sightseeing bus stop 1 Senate Square which is a 10 – 15 minute walk from the cruise port.
    For cruise guests arriving into Melke/West Harbour, stop 6 will be used for guests when a cruise ship is in dock. This is a short walk from the terminal once guests have passed through port security.
    For more information, please check the Please Note section.

    Boat Tour departs from Market Square.

    Ending Point

    You can get off at any of the designated stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • 24 hours/48 hours Hop On Hop Off bus ticket
    • Audio commentary in 10 languages (Finnish, Swedish, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese)
    • Boat tour (if option chosen)
    • Entrances
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we’re working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Cruise guests into Hernesaari, stop 5 will be used for guests when a cruise ship is in dock. There are 2 terminals at this dock (LHC & LHB), the passenger’s will exit in the middle of both docking berth, and it’s only a 200m walk with the exit walk way clearly marked. The buses will be parked outside of LHC but the passengers will be able to see our buses upon arrival. This is a short walk from the terminal once guests have passed through port security. On cruise calls when you arrive early or stay late, buses operate outside of ordinary operation hours to fit your arrival and departure. Our buses always take you back to the port. 

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

  • Customer Reviews

    • Helsinki

      Great way to see the highlights with limited time in the city

      Beth McKinzie, United States, 27/May/2018
    • Excellent service, buses were running on a frequent basis making our experience in Helsinky a pleasurable one.

      Robert Benitez, United States, 20/Jul/2017
    • Really loved this tour. Tour buses available right outside the ship's terminal

      Harvey Blair, United Kingdom, 16/Jul/2017

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