Helsinki Metro
Helsinki Metro
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  • freutmich
    787 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The World's Best Subway?
    I spent most of my time on trams while in Helsinki, but on the couple of occasions when I needed the Metro I was very impressed. From the stations to the trains, the city's subway is spotless. It may be the cleanest subway system I've ever ridden anywhere in the world. I never had to wait long for a train. One always seemed to come along with one 2 to 3 minutes. And even during rush hour, people riding the trains were notably courteous.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 10 July 2023
  • Markus
    Helsinki, Finland17 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    World's northernmost metro system
    Helsinki metro is not the biggest in the world, but it is an excellent way to travel quickly between suburbs and in the core city. Metro trains are clean and really comfortable to use. The same applies to metro stations. Older metro stations (such as the Rautatientori metro station) are starting to show their age, but the stations were still very comfortable to use and everything seemed to work well. The stations also have a free toilet to use. The Metro is part of HSL's public transport system, so you can use Helsinki metro by purchasing HSL ticket. For example as of 2023, HSL AB zone 80min ticket costs 3.10€ which is not that much IMO. You can use the same ticket on trams, HSL busses, HSL ferries, trains and so on.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 21 August 2023
  • Harri V
    Kotka, Finland12 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The only undersea metro station in the world and other specialties
    Helsinki Metro - or the subway - is very easy to use. Just buy your ticket from a ticket machine or the HSL mobile application before entering the escalator. Metro stations are marked with orange marks and a white letter M on them. Koivusaari metro station is the world's only undersea metro station and it has the second longest escalator (76 meters) in Finland. Helsinki Metro connects Helsinki and Espoo. There are beautiful sculptures and other artworks in many metro stations, especially in Espoo metro stations. It is an interesting art tour to travel by metro and stop at every station.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 November 2023
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Harri V
Kotka, Finland12 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Helsinki Metro - or the subway - is very easy to use. Just buy your ticket from a ticket machine or the HSL mobile application before entering the escalator. Metro stations are marked with orange marks and a white letter M on them.

Koivusaari metro station is the world's only undersea metro station and it has the second longest escalator (76 meters) in Finland.

Helsinki Metro connects Helsinki and Espoo. There are beautiful sculptures and other artworks in many metro stations, especially in Espoo metro stations. It is an interesting art tour to travel by metro and stop at every station.

Written 2 November 2023
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Werner W
Zurich, Switzerland899 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Most of the time we used the tram service in Helsinki but we also used the Metro. The trains are clean and efficient with a lot of space. Everything is clean and well maintained.
Written 9 September 2023
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Coryy20
Port of Spain, Trinidad4,837 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Solo
The metro was always very efficient and one of the cheaper, quicker ways to travel In Helsinki. The metro was clean, and user-friendly. I used it a few times including to and from the airport and was 100% satisfied.
Written 1 September 2023
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Markus
Helsinki, Finland17 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Solo
Helsinki metro is not the biggest in the world, but it is an excellent way to travel quickly between suburbs and in the core city. Metro trains are clean and really comfortable to use. The same applies to metro stations. Older metro stations (such as the Rautatientori metro station) are starting to show their age, but the stations were still very comfortable to use and everything seemed to work well. The stations also have a free toilet to use.

The Metro is part of HSL's public transport system, so you can use Helsinki metro by purchasing HSL ticket. For example as of 2023, HSL AB zone 80min ticket costs 3.10€ which is not that much IMO. You can use the same ticket on trams, HSL busses, HSL ferries, trains and so on.
Written 21 August 2023
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Mariai
77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
When I'm in town I use metro a lot. Even for short distances it is fast and comfy. All in all the public transportation in Helsinki area is great! Get your ticket and GO!
Written 17 August 2023
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freutmich
Kansas City787 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
I spent most of my time on trams while in Helsinki, but on the couple of occasions when I needed the Metro I was very impressed. From the stations to the trains, the city's subway is spotless. It may be the cleanest subway system I've ever ridden anywhere in the world. I never had to wait long for a train. One always seemed to come along with one 2 to 3 minutes. And even during rush hour, people riding the trains were notably courteous.
Written 10 July 2023
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gerdluka
Berlin, Germany5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Easy to use, very frequent, good clean trains, feels safe. Good information but do get a map. Place names are given in both Finnish and Swedish which is confusing but necessary locally. Single price ticket for any journey within the city itself. (Would be much easier if other places adopted such a structure.)
Written 28 November 2022
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Sandman
52 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Nice trains that run regularly , I paid 8 Euro for a day pass for zones A and B which cover the city area on all transport. Trams were running regularly in circuits from a main station near the central railway station.
Written 19 November 2022
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Hugh
South Ozone Park, NY1,323 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
The Metro is worth experiencing whether you need it ot get where you're goin or not. Why can't New York be as clean and efficient?
Written 9 September 2022
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laczkozsu
Debrecen, Hungary1,687 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
We usually travelled by tram or walk in Helsinki but I wanted to try the metro, too. We bought 3-days tickets. We went to Itakeskus, a Shopping Centre on the outskirts of town, so we tried it. It was clean and fast, there was no crowd, so we enjoyed it.
Written 1 July 2022
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