Helsinki Central Railway Station

Local nameHelsingin päärautatieasema
LocationHelsinki, Finland

This railway station is a world-famous Finnish art nouveau building clad with pink granite. This beautiful and well-preserved building is one of the landmarks of Helsinki. Located in the district of Kluuvi, this station was designed by Eliel Saarinen and opened in 1919. For its splendid architecture, it is often recognised as one of the most marvellous railway stations in the world.

The most notable features of this building include its clock tower and two pairs of statues installed at the main entrance. Each of these statues holds a spherical lamp which is lit during the night.

Tags Modern ArchitectureMetro StationTrain StationArt Nouveau StylePublic TransportStation
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Opening hours

Ticket office:
Mon–Fri 8 am - 7 pm
Sat 10 am - 5 pm
Sun 10 am - 6 pm

Opening hours during the holidays:
6.12. 10 am – 5 pm
24.12. 9 am - 1 pm
25.12. closed
26.12. 9 am - 7 pm
31.12. normal opening hours
1.1. 9 am - 7 pm
6.1. 9 am – 7 pm

Waiting hall
Daily: 5 am - 2 am

Luggage locker hall
Daily: 5:20 am - 11 pm

Customer Service:
Mon–Fri: 5 am – 11 pm
Sat-Sun and Bank Holidays at 7 am -10 pm

More information and contact


Official Website

Address Kaivokatu 1, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

Coordinates 60°10'16.582" N 24°56'28.234" E

Tours and activities: Helsinki Central Railway Station

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Helsinki Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

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