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

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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!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    11 May 17 - 20 Sep 17: Daily


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

    Start time

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

    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

  • Overview & Itinerary


    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


    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:
    • Rock Church
    • The Sibelius monument
    • Helsinki Cathedral
    • Government Palace
    • The main building of the University of Helsinki
    • National Library of Finland
    • Market Square
    • Swedish theatre
    • Ateneum Art Museum
    • Olympic Stadium

    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 & Additional info

    Please note

    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.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    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.

  • reviews
    • 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
    • Helsinki is a beautiful city and the hop-on/hop-off experience was great.

      Good way to see all of the beautiful architecture in the city....

      Sharon Lang, United States, 22/Jun/2017
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