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City Sightseeing Helsinki: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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from US$ 49.08 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Explore Helsinki at your own pace with your hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 24 hours
  • 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
  • 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 every 30 to 45 minutes throughout the day and there are 15 carefully chosen stops close to the main attractions.

    Simply hop on and off at any of the stops with your hop-on, hop-off ticket to do things that interest you. Some of the Helsinki attractions covered are the Sibelius monument, Rock Church, Senate Square, Swedish Theatre, Olympic Stadium and National Museum. Your ticket is valid for 24 hours.

    Also, by showing your hop-on, hop-off bus ticket, you will also get discounts at some of Helsinki’s top attractions.

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    18 April - 13 October: Daily

    16 Oct - 19 Oct & 23 Oct  - 26 Oct: Wednesday to Saturday 


    Hop-On, Hop-Off bus ticket: 24 hrs

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
    Buses daily run from Senate Square between 10:00am to 4:00pm. 
    Frequency: Every 30-45 minutes
    The entire loop takes 90 minutes

    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.

    Ending Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You can get off at any of the designated stops


    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your Helsinki hop-on, hop-off bus tour.The tour lets you explore the capital city of Finland at your own pace in a comfortable open-top bus. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 24 hours on a route with 15 stops adjacent to the city’s main attractions.

    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. Explore Helsinki’s glorious art-nouveau buildings, iconic cafes, museums preserving Finnish heritage, restaurants and more!

    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.

    Some of the many attractions covered by this flexible hop-on, hop-off tour are:
    • Senate Square
    • The Olympia Terminal/Silja Line
    • Cafe Ursula
    • Eira
    • Hernesaari Cruise Terminal
    • Melkki Cruise Terminal
    • Flea Market
    • Swedish Theatre
    • Market Square
    • Kiasma Museum
    • Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church)
    • Sibelius Monument
    • Olympic Stadium
    • National Museum and Parliament House
    • Ateneum Art Museum and Central Railway Station

    Hop off at any of the stops to end the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24 Hours Hop On Hop Off ticket
    • Audio commentary in 10 languages (Finnish, Swedish, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese)


    • 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
    • Much confusion on what was rdered and then what was shown on ticket. The vendor company worked with me and extended the river cruise I thought I had purchased.
      Check your Voucher Carefully for accuracy!

      Harry Freer, United States, 21/Aug/2018
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