Helsinki Seightseeing Via Tram

Helsinki’s inner city is dense that it’s best for able-bodied travelers to walk around from one attraction to another. However another more convenient, and time-efficient, way to go around downtown Helsinki is by way of its ubiquitous tram transport service.

Around 200,000 passengers use Helsinkis tram’s extensive network of lines on a given weekday.

Single Journey Tickets
From a ticket machine €1,30
From tram €1,50
Night-time single ticket (2:00 – 4:30) €5,00
2-Hour Ticket €2,00
Suomenlinna Ticket (12h) €2,50

Helsinki Tram Fares (Helsinki Card)
1 Day €8
2 Days €12
3 Days €16
4 Days €20

Children (7-16)
1 Day €4
2 Days €6
3 Days €8
4 Days €10

For tourists, there are routes regarded as best to ride when exploring the inner attractions of the city.

The entire route of trams 2 and 3 is a number-8 shaped loop. Trams 2 and 3 go to both directions – the letter changes depending on where the tram is along its route


Tram route 4: Architectural Tour
Some suggested sights:

Uspenski Cathedral, Senate Square, Helsinki Cathedral, Kiasma, Finlandia Hall, National Museum, National Opera House, Olympic Stadium, Seurasaari Outdoor Museum, Aalto House, Aalto Studio

Tram route 6: Design and culinary Tour
Some suggested sights:

Hietalahti Market Hall, Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Design District, National Gallery Ateneum, Helsinki University Botanical Garden, Hakaniemi Market Hall, Abattoir, Arabiakeskus, Tapio Wirkkala Park


Route Map (PDF)