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Helsinki Central Railway Station

Kaivokatu 1, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 47664000
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“art deco” (19 reviews)
“clock tower” (18 reviews)
“ticket hall” (11 reviews)
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Kaivokatu 1, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 47664000
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Reviewed today via mobile

The building is grand and appears nice. It it is surrounded by beggars and drifters. The police try to keep the people moving but they often return once the police have gone. There was a faint smell of urine surrounding the building. Not really worth...More

Thank DoctorGCP
Reviewed yesterday

It is not a big station but good comparing to other stations in Europe. This is not a place for homeless, very clean, well organized station. Can travel without worrying of pick pocket here.

Thank arindamdeb
Reviewed yesterday

From the outside this is a beautiful trainstation, on the inside it felt a bit dark to me, but it was easy to navigate due to clear signs and they have a good storage for suitcases in case you need to leave your luggage for...More

Thank MariaM1968
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Eliel Saarinen is one of Finland's most known architects, and in the massive granite railway station he shows his qualities. Impressing entrance, take your time to look! From 1919, but with new parts - the new airport rail (fast and cheap) goes from new part....More

Thank Bjørn Casper H
Reviewed yesterday

If you're not driving, you'll almost certainly end up at this train station at some point. If you like Deco architecture, you'll love the exterior. Be sure to walk all around it to see the different sides.

Thank Squidhead
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Centrally located :), nothing to complain, good connection to the airport, easy to buy tickets, clean

Thank Vlad Tudor I
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They have the best train system I have ever seen. I wish we had this in United States. Fast, comfortable and on time brand new trains. Super nice central station.

Thank amirk973
Reviewed 2 days ago

Impressive on the outside with its four strong figures and clock tower. The station has convenient trains to parts of Finland and St. Petersburg. A roof of glass now covers the area where the trains arrive and depart. The station also has the most upscale...More

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The station is beautiful at the outside, inside is not very special. Designed by Eero Saarinnen. Not to be missed.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 3 days ago

A grand station, still reeking of the glory days of train travel. And well worth walking around even if you are not traveling. If you are, try to buy your tickets on line beforehand. The ticket office is only open during standard office hours, and...More

Thank andrewjameswarren
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Is there a service at the station where you can live your luggage for several hours?
15 May 2017|
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Response from Andreas S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is, down at the basement. Just remember coins.
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Aisha A
They Don't speak English in Helsinki ?
10 July 2016|
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Response from Laura H | Reviewed this property |
The level of English in Helsinki is very high. If you can speak English then you can get along very easily in all tourist areas as well on transport.