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Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at Helsinki Airport

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to Helsinki Airport. Request a ride up to 30 days before your flight, at any time and on any day of the year.

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Pickup at Helsinki Airport (HEL)

Open your app to request a ride

When you’re ready, open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the HEL airport transportation option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about Helsinki Airport pickup points directly in the app. Pickup locations may vary by terminal. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at Helsinki Airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned HEL pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Top questions from riders

  • Uber is available at Helsinki Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable trip to wherever you need to go.

  • Follow instructions in the Uber app, and look for the Pre-booked Rides wayfinding signage.

  • Uber rates to and from Helsinki Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator in the Uber app for approximate trip prices.

  • When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.

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Helsinki Airport visitor information

Choose Uber to get you where you need to go when departing from or arriving to Helsinki Airport, sometimes called Vantaa Airport. HEL is the largest airport in Finland, measured both by size and number of passengers, and serves around 20 million people every year. It’s conveniently located about 19 kilometers (12 miles) north of the city of Helsinki and is also close to the nearby areas of Vantaa and Espoo. Helsinki Airport is about a 30-minute ride to and from Helsinki.

HEL Airport terminals

Helsinki Airport has one main building with 2 passenger terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The terminals are connected by a 250-meter (800-foot) internal pedestrian walkway. Gates 11-31 handle flights to Schengen-area European countries, as well as domestic flights. Gates 31-55 handle non-Schengen-area European flights and long-haul flights. The following airlines fly from HEL:

Helsinki Airport Terminal 1

  • Aegean
  • Air Canada
  • airBaltic
  • Airlink
  • Austrian
  • Brussels
  • China Southern
  • Czech
  • easyJet
  • LOT Polish
  • Lufthansa
  • SAS
  • Singapore
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Thai
  • Transavia
  • United
  • Vueling

Helsinki Airport Terminal 2

  • Aeroflot
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • American
  • Arkia Israel
  • Belavia
  • Blue
  • BRA
  • British Airways
  • Bulgaria Air
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Corendon
  • Corendon Dutch
  • Croatia
  • Delta
  • Finnair
  • flydubai
  • Freebird
  • Iberia
  • Icelandair
  • Japan
  • Jet Time
  • KLM Royal Dutch
  • Malaysia
  • Norra
  • Norwegian
  • Nouvelair Tunis
  • Novair
  • Onur Air
  • Pobeda
  • Qatar
  • Royal Jordanian
  • SunExpress
  • Tailwind
  • Thomas Cook
  • TUI
  • Turkish
  • Ukraine International
  • Ural

Helsinki Airport restaurants

If you need something to eat before or after your flight, Helsinki Vantaa Airport has plenty to offer. Featuring international cuisine, Nordic specialties, wine bars, sushi spots, and more, there’s something for everyone. Both terminals offer places to eat before and after security zones, so passengers are guaranteed something tasty whenever they feel the need for refreshments.

Helsinki Airport shops

Helsinki Airport has an excellent selection of shops to enjoy, including duty-free areas in both terminals offering products from many reputable and luxury brands, alongside regional products and souvenirs.

Things to do at Helsinki Airport

HEL also has a beauty salon for passengers to relax in, sculptures and artworks to enjoy, and an outdoor terrace. Passengers can access a selection of lounges for a fee, and 2 playrooms can help keep the kids entertained during a long wait. Plus, 4 Helsinki Airport duty-free shops for passengers on outbound international flights offer more than 10,000 products to explore.

Hotels near Helsinki Airport

There is one hotel on the site of HEL conveniently located inside Terminal 2. More can be found within less than a kilometer (half a mile) and offer a shuttle bus service to get you to your terminal. For those who aren’t in a rush to reach the airport, the city of Helsinki offers many places to stay.

Points of interest near HEL Airport

Helsinki is located on the shores of the Gulf of Finland and is a vibrant city of islands, large parks, notable architecture, and Nordic design. Among the many places to visit and things to do in Helsinki are these:

  • Archipelago islands boat tour
  • Helsinki Cathedral
  • Kauppatori Market Square
  • Kiasma contemporary art museum
  • Museum of Finnish Architecture

Find more information about HEL Airport here.


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