Getting Around in Finland

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Finland: Modern Scene, Unspoiled Scenery

A prosperous, educated, and technologically advanced society on the top of the world, Finland is home to a unique culture formed by Nordic, Russian, and European influences and a fiercely independent spirit. This guide will help you appreciate this often-overlooked country, and direct you to resources that will help you plan a trip.

Finland Travel Basics

Finland is the home of modern cities and untouched wilderness, endless nights and midnight suns, ... read more »

Finland Travel Requirements

Finland is a very modern and safe society, with laws and entry requirements typical of countries in ... read more »

Getting to Finland

Whether by plane, train, boat, or car, Finland is simple to get to if you know what you’re ... read more »

Finland Hotels

Finland offers a wide variety of lodging options, from classic luxury hotels in Helsinki to rural ... read more »

Getting Around in Finland

With efficient highway and train systems, getting around Finland is easy for well-informed travelers. This page can help you make the best decisions so you spend less time traveling and more time having fun.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Helsinki is the only city in Finland with a subway system. Public transportation in other cities consists mainly of buses.
  • Finland is a car-dependent country with a high-quality road and highway system. Renting a car may be your best option for traveling in places other than Helsinki.
  • ExpressBus is a bus service that covers the entire country and offers more routes than the train service. Unfortunately, its Web site, ExpressBus, is entirely in Finnish and of little use to the average reader. Keep ExpressBus in mind, however, if you are in Finland and looking to travel from city to city.

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Finland Travel Blogs and Forums

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