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Helsinki City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

Activity provider: City Sightseeing Europe

Helsinki City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

Activity provider: City Sightseeing Europe

From US$ 34.78 per person

Discover the sights of Helsinki at your own pace with a 24 or 48-hour ticket for the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus. Marvel at monuments from the top deck of the open-air bus, and enjoy an informed commentary from the free audio guide.

About this activity

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Duration 1 - 2 days
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Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian


  • See the sights of Helsinki at your own pace
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the harbor and cruise ship terminal from the open-top bus
  • Get discounts at participating restaurants and cafés
  • Learn about the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress
  • Go to Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island
  • Drive along the shore line of Helsinki city center
  • Visit the National Museum
  • Keep in touch with your friends back home with free on board Wi-Fi
Full description
Explore Helsinki according to your own interests and schedule with a 24 or 48-hour ticket for the open-air, hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus. Take a full loop of the route in just 90 minutes to get an orientation of the city, or jump off at any of the stops to explore the attractions that interest you the most. Drive past the Sibelius Monument, and the imposing Rock Church (Temppeliaukio Church). Jump off at the Flea Market or Market Square, and see the buildings built for the 1952 Summer Olympics, including the Olympic Stadium. Your full price ticket entitles you to discounts at participating partners, including cafés, restaurants and shops. Free Wi-Fi is available on-board the bus so you can keep up-to-date with your friends and family back home and make them jealous with social media updates of your experience. In the event of bad weather, the roof of the bus can be swiftly retracted to protect you from the rain. Free rain ponchos are also provided. You can start your tour from any stop along the route. Add on an optional cruise from the Cruise Terminal, and get a different perspective of the city from the water. Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Stops: 1. Senate Square/ Helsinki City Museum 2. Olympia Terminal (Silja Line) / Mannerheim Museum 3. Cafe Ursula/ Kaivopuisto Park 4. Compass Square 5. Eira 6. Hernesaari Cruise Terminal (stop in use only on certain cruise ship days) 7. Löyly 8. Flea Market/ Bulevardi/ Sinebrychoff Art Museum 9. Swedish Theater/ Design Museum/ Museum of Finnish Architecture 10. Market Square (departure point for Beautiful Canal Route) 11. Kiasma/ Helsinki Art Museum/ Amos Rex / Central Railway Station 12. Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) 13. Sibelius Monument 14. Olympic Stadium  15. National Opera/ Linnanmäki/ Töölönlahti Bay 16. National Museum/ Parliament House/ Helsinki Music Center 17. Ateneum Art Museum/ Central Railway Station 18. Botanic Garden
  • 24 or 48-hour ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus
  • Audio guide (available in 10 languages)
  • Headsets
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Discounts at top attractions
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Board the bus at any of the following stops: Stop 1 - Senate Square Stop 2 - The Olympia Terminal / Silja Line Stop 3 - Cafe Ursula Stop 4 - Elra Stop 5 - Hernesaari Cruise Terminal Stop 6 - Melkki Cruise Terminal Stop 7 - Flea Market Stop 8 - Swedish Theater Stop 9 - Market Square Stop 10 - Kiasma Museum Stop 11 - Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) Stop 12 - Sibelius Monument Stop 13 - Olympic Stadium Stop 14 - National Museum, Parliament House and Helsinki Music Center Stop 15 - Ateneum Art Museum, Central Railway Station

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • A full loop of the bus tour (without hopping on and off) takes 90 minutes
  • Buses run every 30 minutes
  • The audio guide is available in Finnish, Swedish, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, and Chinese
  • Buses run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Mobile and paper vouchers are accepted for this tour
  • Vouchers can be redeemed at any of the stops along the route
  • Customers who book a ticket with a date in 2020 can redeem their voucher at any point until 31st December 2020; for tickets booked with a date of 1st October onwards, a normal 3-month ticket validity applies
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 128 reviews

Review summary

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Very good option for people who travel on cruise ships and who do not have much time to get to know the city, it is worth it, since the bus leaves directly from the disembarkation area and returns you to the same place, it also gives you a very good explanation and relevant data, and if time permits you can get off and get to know the places that are of most interest to you, you also have Internet on the bus. The prices are affordable and different from the transportation options and tours offered by cruise ships.

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August 25, 2022

You get a good birds eye view of Helsinki in a short period of time and can get on and off as you want. I’d recommend the two day pass if you want to use the bus to get around to the sights and actually get off to go see them. Not all the headsets or speakers work on the bus. I got off to see an art museum that was closed but the driver didn’t mention this. I found out too late and ended up walking back to my hotel. I think the drivers should notify people about closures at each stop of the main attractions.

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July 23, 2022

The presence of buses in the port of Helsinki is very good, giving us security and promptness on the way to and from the ship. What hasn't happened in other cities. I recommend that Hop on Hop off park your buses near the ports of arrival, giving possibilities for a greater number of people served

September 19, 2018

Product ID: 55474